Help with travel costs

If you need to travel for networking or work opportunities the Going Places fund may be able to help.

Going Places – helping with the cost of travel

The UK boasts one of the most dynamic film and TV sectors in the world. But if you’re based outside one of the core production centres and need to travel, the costs of travel and accommodation can be a real barrier.

We understand the importance of face-to-face meetings, keeping professional networks alive and refreshing your skills and knowledge base, especially if:

  • You’re temporarily out of work
  • You’re working but currently on a low income
  • You’re getting back into the film and TV industry after a period out of work
  • You’re a carer or juggling work with children

How we can help

Going Places offers small carefully targeted awards of between £100-£1,500 to help offset extra costs associated with travel within the UK. Here are a few of the situations we’ve helped with:

  • Meetings with potential employers, commissioners and other backers
  • Attending network-building events*
  • Attending high-quality workshops or training events to ensure your knowledge and skills are up to date*

* Awards will not cover course or event fees

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply for a Going Places award you must:

  • Have a total minimum of 2 years of professional behind-the-camera experience
  • Be a UK resident
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need
  • Be able to demonstrate the value of the requested activity

Read the full guidance notes before applying