Directors UK is a member of many national and international organisations, including:

  • BCC (British Copyright Council)
  • FERA (European Federation of Film and TV Directors)
  • ERA (Educational Recording Agency)
  • UKCCD (UK Coalition for Cultural Diversity)
  • SAA (The Society of Audiovisual Authors)
  • CISAC (The International Confederation of Societies representing Authors and Composers)
  • Writers & Directors Worldwide (advisory body to CISAC)

Directors UK also works closely with, and has a cooperation agreement with, BECTU (the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematographer and Theatre Union).

Below is a selection of organisations and links that might be helpful to directors working in the industry today or for anyone who is interested in film and television.

UK Creative Organisations

  • ALCS - The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
  • PACT - Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television
  • WGGB - Writers Guild of Great Britain
  • Stage Directors UK
Other UK Organisations
  • Arts Council of Great Britain
  • Assistant Directors Association
  • BAFTA - British Academy of Film and Television Arts
  • BCC - The British Copyright Council
  • BFI - British Film Institute
  • Britfilms - British Council Films Department
  • CLA - Copyright Licensing Agency
  • ERA - Educational Recording Agency
  • Film Export UK - Support for the international export UK films
  • GreeningFilm - Helping create a sustainable British Film Industry
  • Greenshoot - Environmental & sustainability consultancy for the film industry
  • KFTV - Formerly Kemps, the international website for filming overseas
  • The Knowledge - The production directory for UK company and freelance contacts
  • Media Parents - Networking and standard TV contracts for TV parents and television jobs for TV freelancers
  • Production Base -  Online recruitment site for TV, film and commercial production
  • Production Wizard - Online networking and job-finding site for industry professionals
  • Shooting People - Networking organisation dedicated to the support and promotion of independent filmmaking
  • Skillset - Skills Council
  • UK Media Team - helps promote the European's media program in the UK
  • WFTV - Women in Film and Television
National and Regional Screen Agencies
International Organisations
  • ADG - Australian Directors Guild
  • CISAC - The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers
  • DGA - Directors Guild of America
  • DGC - Directors Guild of Canada
  • SDGI - Screen Directors Guild of Ireland
  • SDGNZ - Screen Directors Guild New Zealand
European Organisations
  • Author Societies - dedicated to explaining the value of authors’ societies across Europe
  • FERA - Federation of European Film Directors
  • SAA - Society of Audiovisual Authors