Health and Safety
Health and Safety

Health and safety updates

PGGB runs a series of online sessions looking at the most recent health and safety updates for production which have included:

  • Safe use of guns on productions Q&A with First Option
  • COVID-19 secure filming protocols with Cavendish Health.
  • IOSH PSP Safety Management in Film & TV Production

Panel Sessions

For more complex industry issues, PGGB offers our members the chance to hear from a number of experts in a panel session. These have included:

  • The Call for Crew ­- featuring representatives from ScreenSkills and the BFI
  • Brexit – an update for production – featuring representatives from CoSmopolitan Production Services (PS) McGill & Co Solicitors, WAM Department, DHL Entertainment Logistics, The British Film Commission and Wiggin
  • The Making of Cursed – a panel discussion with Netflix and Producer Alex Boden
  • Scotland in Focus – A Production Forum
  • Northern Lights – A Panel Discussion - with representatives from Screen Manchester, Liverpool Film, Screen Yorkshire and Creative England
  • Pushing past the pandemic - The practicalities of production outside (of) London, with representatives from, Northern Ireland Screen, Screen Scotland, Creative England and Liverpool Film Office
Hands in Diversity
Hands in Diversity

Diversity and Inclusion

As part of the work PGGB does around to ensure our industry is inclusive, we run a series of online sessions with leading industry figures. Sessions have included:

  • The Whole Picture Toolkit with the Film & TV Charity
  • Representing Neurodiverse Talent with Divergent Talent Group
  • Inclusion in Production with MAMA Youth
  • What has C4’s Black to Front Day done for inclusion? With Producer Karen Chambers
  • Disability Allyship with Tommy Jessop
  • Retaining Industry Talent, Supporting Childcare with Emily Stillman –SVP Studio Operations Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden Charlotte Riley –Actor and Co-Founder of The WonderWorks, Jacqui Taunton Fenton –Senior HETV Training Liaison Manager at ScreenSkills and former Head of Talent at BBC Drama, Chika Anisiobi –Production Finance Manager (UK non-fiction) Netflix and Vice Chair PGGB Diversity and Inclusion Group and Valeria Bullo –The Whole Picture Programme Lead, The Film and TV Charity and founder of Cinemamas
  • DIAG Diversity and Inclusion with BBC Head of Diversity, Miranda Wayland
Film Lights

Industry Updates

To ensure our members stay up to date in the fast-moving world of production, we work with our partners and leading industry bodies to provide the latest information. Recent sessions have included:

  • Update on Production Insurance with Tysers
  • Steering production with Film London
  • Stage Space Strategy with the BFC
  • UK Global Screen Fund with the BFI
  • Building and agile UK production workforce with ScreenSkills
  • As travel restrictions lift with Victoria Stone