Meet our Industry Friends
All of our Industry Friends featured here donate a minimum of £3000 a year to help support those working behind the scenes.
Jane Turner, CEO, Centtrip:
“Everyone loves a great movie. People value insightful documentaries, informative news coverage and the cinema-going experience. The Film and TV Charity supports the often-unsung heroes of the sector – those who work so hard behind the scenes and behind the camera. Those people are also, often, Centtrip’s clients and cardholders. We know them and the unique challenges of such a vibrant, fast-moving sector. As one of the charity’s Industry Friends, we are proud to support its fantastic work in leading change and working towards an inclusive, happier and healthier sector.”
Sam Joly, Head of Marketing and publicity, See-Saw Films:
“I think the Film and TV Charity is an incredible resource for our industry. We at See Saw are an Industry Friend of the Film and TV Charity which means that we make an annual donation. We direct people to their free resources on all of our productions, so I feel that it’s our responsibility to make sure we’re contributing to keep those services running.”
Karl Liegis, Head of Production, 60Forty Films:
“The Film and TV Charity are vital for three key reasons: The Support they offer individuals working in the industry (advice, guidance, therapy; The support they offer organisations and Productions looking to transform their approach (guidelines, info packs, schemes, case studies, connecting like minds. The research they do in order to present the facts of our industry to those in it”
Natascha Cadle, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Envy Post Production:
“In such a fast-moving industry, it’s more important than ever that we take care of our mental health. The support system that The Film and TV Charity has in place gives access to those who need it most and we are proud to be supporting all their fantastic work. We are excited to become an Industry Friend and help promote change and perception of mental health in the TV industry.”
David Sumnall, Managing Director, Middlechild Productions
“To be able to support The Film & TV Charity and the incredible work they do is a source of pride for everyone here at Middlechild. From the work they are doing around bullying and harassment in the industry to the legal advice they offer and their 24/7 support line, their work is absolutely vital in making sure peoples voices are heard and action is taken. We urge all production companies to join us and become an Industry Friend of the charity to help them be there for when freelancers and staff need them most.”
Sam Bank, Founder/Producer, Braintrust TV
“We believe strongly in lifting up and supporting the next generation of filmmakers and creatives. The industry has no place for bullies or any form of harassment on or off set. Braintrust is proud to support the Film and TV charity and their efforts around diversity, mental health, and wellbeing across the industry.”
Nikki Saunders, Director of Production, Firebird Pictures
“Firebird Pictures are pleased to sign up as an Industry Friend, we believe fully in the support that The Film & TV Charity provides both businesses and crews. The 24/7 confidential support line, professional advisors available to provide guidance on both financial and legal concerns and the support with raising awareness and providing help around behavioural issues, in particular bullying and harassment, is really important in an industry which has such a reliance on freelance workers. At a time when mental health issues and financial concerns are on the increase it is vital that production companies support the charity so it can in turn support the industry.”
Become an Industry Friend today
We would love to have your support. Your ongoing commitment to the Film and TV Charity starts at a suggested minimum donation of £3,000 per year from your organisation. Whether you have further questions, want details on pricing, or you’re ready to join as an Industry Friend. Simply fill in the form below and one of our friendly team will be in touch.
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