Bectu Freelancers' Fair 2011: book now


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The Freelancers' Fair welcomes all freelancers in film and tv


Booking for the 2011 Freelancers' Fair is now open! Once again this year's programme, designed for workers in film and tv, offers something valuable for newcomers and experienced operators alike.

Seminar programme

Seminars for 2011 focus on:

  • advice and guidance on the common contractual problems freelancers face;
  • tips on how to secure that all-important break in a sector rife with competition;
  • the pros and cons of DSLR for today's film-makers; and
  • the key ingredients for the best pitch.

Download the 2011 programme flyer (also attached to this page along with a map showing the location of the Savoy Place).

The union sends its sincere thanks to all of the industry figures who are taking part this year, whether as panellists or exhibitors. Huge thanks are due in particular to our sponsors: the Blue Skies Partnership, Panalux, Production Base, Skillset and Thompsons Solicitors.

Seminar speakers confirmed so far include Jude Winstanley (The Unit List), Martin Spence, (BECTU),  Steven Sykes, (Blue Skies Partnership), Kate Fox (Thompsons Solicitors), Jo Taylor (4Talent), Dom Bridges, DOP/Director Shelf Stackers shot entirely on 5D for the BBC, Jane Stephenson, (the Media Trust) and Simon Berthon, award-winning documentary film-maker and executive producer.

More names will be announced in the coming weeks.

An open event

BECTU members can attend the event for free (members' booking form at the foot of this page).

Non-members pay £10. (booking form for non-members here).

Advance booking is advised and is essential for visitors wanting to attend workshops or one-to-ones. Visitors are requested not to book for sessions where times conflict.


More information at the Bectu WEBSITE

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