The Media and Entertainment Union


Give Picturehouse staff the living wage!

The fight continues for staff at Picturehouse cinemas, who are demanding the living wage. Sign BECTU's petition today to show your support. 

All Right? Fill in our disability survey

BECTU member? Please fill in our disability survey to boost BECTU's fight for positive attitudes towards disability in the creative industries and to expand our support for disabled members. 

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Ultimatum to producers on film pay rates

26 February 2015

Film craft branches will launch their own rate cards unless industry agreement talks make progress.

New courses for creative sector freelances

12 February 2015

BECTU's training team has added two new courses for creative sector freelances to its 2015 training programme.

  1. Visit us at BVE 24-26 February
  2. Entertainment unions’ joint statement after ENO meeting
  3. PACT/BECTU film fee talks critical
  4. Belgrade Theatre will pay Living Wage
  5. Vacancy: North West Learning Organiser

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New short courses available now for booking in Salford.

The 2015 course programme is now available for booking here. We will be adding courses over the next couple of months.

New courses for 2015 include Maximising Your Online Presence and Developing a Strategy and multiple dates for the City and Guilds 7300 Introduction to Trainer Skills

Editing courses for 2015 available here new course one day Photoshop intro

2015 Emergency First Aid at Work dates here

BECTU's own IOSH accredited Creative Industries Safety Passport ...practical, cost-effective and widely recognised. Taking place in London, Salford, Leeds and Cardiff.

2015 BECTU reps short course programme now available to book.

Go to BECTU Learning Projects for courses in England, Scotland & Wales.


Look Listen Experience 2015 - Glasgow

17 March 2015

Location: Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA

The UK's largest regional event for audio and video professionals comes to Glasgow on 17 March.

Look Listen Experience 2015 - Manchester

19 March 2015

Location: Manchester United FC, Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, M16 0RA

The UK's largest regional event for audio and video professionals comes to Manchester on 19 March.

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