Last year we invited everyone working in film, TV or cinema to tell us about their mental health as part of ground-breaking Looking Glass research into the wellbeing of people working in our industry.
In February 2020, we published the findings from this research. In response, we’ve designed an ambitious, evidence-based action plan, the Whole Picture Programme, our movement for improving mental health in our industry
What did we see?
The scale of the problem faced by our industry is beyond what we could have imagined. 9 in 10 people in our industry have experienced a mental health problem.
The personal testimonies and underlying causes, including widespread bullying, were shocking. They have given us a sense of responsibility and strengthened our commitment to long-lasting, sustainable change. Watch our short film “REFLECTIONS” and listen to just some of the real-life stories from the research: