work with THE BEST IN UK film and TV drama PRODUCTION

The Production Guild of Great Britain helps bring film and TV drama professionals together. We’re the UK’s leading membership organisation for those working in production. So, if you’re a professional looking for work, or if you’re looking to crew a production, we can help you find exactly what you need.

Why join the Production Guild of Great Britain?

Join as a member, and we’ll connect you with leading professionals working in production. PGGB members are working right now across TV drama and feature films from low budget independent British films to major US studio features.

Forthcoming Courses

You can develop your skills through our training courses and seminars covering production and location management, accounts, post production, assistant directing and VFX. We are now taking bookings for the following courses. 

Safety Management in Film & TV Production
Sat 2nd Jun 2018 9:30am

A one day course which has been designed and will be delivered by Media Safety Limited covering Health & Safety for those working in Film & TV Production.

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Moving up to production accountant - film
Sat 16th Jun 2018 9:30am

This is an intensive five-day course run over 3 weekends aimed at experienced freelance Assistant Production Accountants working in Film, or HETV Drama looking to progress.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

A one day course which has been designed and will be delivered by Media Safety Limited covering Emergency First Aid at work for those working in Film & TV Production.

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Film and TV support line launches

The Film & Television Charity has launched its new Film & TV Support Line for those working in film & TV. It covers a range of issues including financial difficulties and mental health. Call free on 0800 054 00 00 night or day.

New releases from PGGB Members

Read about the latest new releases and see what Production Guild members have been working on. You can also see the business partners and affiliate companies that have worked on these productions. 

On Chesil Beach - new releases

In this week’s feature film release from PG members, we travel to 1962 were a young couple are amid a disastrous honeymoon on the Dorset Coast, explained by exploring their backgrounds. Based on an Ian McEwan novella, this tale looks at the refusal…

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Entebbe - new releases

In this week’s feature film releases from PG members, we travel back to 1976 to a commando mission to free hostages in Uganda. A year later we're taken to a humdrum Croydon where Punk Rock coincides with a still-more dangerous visitation – that of…

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Modern Life is Rubbish - new releases

In this week’s new releases from PG members, we go back to a time when Oasis told us we were ‘gonna Live Forever’ and Blur were enjoying a taste of ‘Parklife’. Adapted from a play originally written by Philip Gawthorne we follow a musician…

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Celebrate the best in UK production at the PG Awards 2018

The nomination period is now open for the Production Guild Awards 2018 in association with Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden. Click the link to find out more about how to place your nominations.

Latest News
BFI Film Academy launches trainee programme with Lucasfilm

At a special presentation of Solo: A Star Wars Story at BFI Southbank, the BFI and Lucasfilm announced the next round of the pioneering BFI Film Academy Future Skills programme. Designed to give opportunities for a career in film to under-represented…

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BAFTA TV Awards announce winners

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programmes and performances of 2017. Congratulations to all of our members whose work…

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Screen Yorkshire hires Caroline Cooper

Screen Yorkshire has hired former Creative England executive Caroline Cooper Charles as Strategic Development Executive, as it gears up for the next phase of its plans to establish Yorkshire as a world-class centre for the screen industries.Reporting…

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Another year of producing excellence

Throughout 2017 The Production Guild worked with members and industry bodies to protect the future success of the UK production industry and as a result protect future work for our members.

Launch of our Close Up series
Close Up with Hannah Godwin, Production Manager/Supervisor

Hannah Godwin, Production Manager 'Mary Poppins Returns', 'Doctor Strange' and Production Supervisor 'SPECTRE', 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', explains what her role in the production department entails, as well as her route into the industry.

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Close Up with Nathan Woods, Production Accountant

Nathan Woods, Production Accountant on 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' and 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story', explains what his role in the accounts department entails.

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Close Up with Tommy Gormley, 1st Assistant Director

Tommy Gormley, 1st AD on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', 'Mission Impossible: - Rogue Nation' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness', explains what his role in the AD department entails.

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Recruit the best UK production crew

Looking for experienced production professionals for your TV drama or film? Choose from hundreds of members working across accounting, production, assistant directing, location management, post-production and VFX.

There is a level of quality of people that belong to The Production Guild that is a reassurance to producers, financiers, production companies and studios - both in the UK and internationally. The Production Guild brings together all the expertise that we have in the UK under one roof.

Callum McDougall, Executive Producer, SPECTRE, Into the Woods, Skyfall

Featured members
Harriet Lawrence - Location Manager

Location Manager Harriet Lawrence talks to us about ‘the best job’ in the world and how she’s hugely proud of all the Assistant Location Manager trainees she’s helped train. Harriet’s credits include My Cousin Rachel, Suffragette, Burton and…

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Teresa Darby - Location Manager

Location Manager Teresa Darby talks to us about how she began her career in Costa Rica, what she looks for when hiring and the role of a Location Manager. Teresa’s credits include The Mummy, Heart of the Sea, Maleficent and Snow White and the Huntsman.

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Terence Clegg - Line Producer

Terence Clegg shares his experience of working closely with Lord Attenborough, bringing Gandhi to the screen, the perfection of Shadowlands and why never to send an angry email until the next day.

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I regularly use the Production Guild’s availability service when looking for experienced and talented production crew because I often need professionals at short notice with the appropriate skills in TV drama. Being kept up to date about production issues such as holiday pay calculations, auto enrolment and the apprenticeship levy is also incredibly valuable to me.

Frith Tiplady, Co-Managing Director of Tiger Aspect Drama, Executive Producer - Peaky Blinders, Fortitude, Ripper Street

Working internationally

The Production Guild welcomes international partnerships to facilitate the exchange of information and new production opportunities, as well as to share creative insights across cultures and marketplaces.

Our Business Partners

The Production Guild works very closely with our Business Partners. They offer vital support to The Production Guild and its members through funding and sponsorship of our key services and events, as well as the ongoing sharing of knowledge and experience to ensure the UK stays at the centre of film and TV drama production.

Production Guild's Industry Partners

The Production Guild has over 100 affiliate companies who supply specialised services to the production industry. All of these companies have been approved by the Production Guild Board.

I find the Production Guild to be an invaluable resource in all stages of production, providing clarity on all manner of issues such as the latest info on HMRC advice, ranging from meal and petrol allowances to whether someone should be paid schedule D or not. I also find their members' database and availability service incredibly helpful when crewing up a new production.

Christine Healy, Head of Production - New Pictures. Production Consultant - Silent Witness, Undercover, Our Girl 2, Red Water