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Picturehouse sackings condemned as trade union dismissals
Picturehouse sackings condemned as trade union dismissals

15 June 2017

Picturehouse has dismissed three union representatives at the Ritzy cinema in the long-running dispute about the Living Wage; BECTU is preparing to challenge the sackings in the tribunals. The followi...

Rally for 'Picturehouse Three'
Rally for 'Picturehouse Three'

15 June 2017

This week's dismissal of three BECTU representatives at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton will be marked by a rally outside the venue from 6-7pm on Friday 16 June.

Third union joins Project Diamond boycott
Third union joins Project Diamond boycott

13 June 2017

The NUJ has joined BECTU and the Writers' Guild in their boycott of the broadcasters’ Project Diamond diversity initiative. Their joint press release is set out below.

Freelancers' Fair 2017: amazing, inspiring and funny
Freelancers' Fair 2017: amazing, inspiring and funny

13 June 2017

How do you shoot a scene in total darkness? This question, posed to the audience by director of photography Dominic Clemence speaking at BECTU’s Freelancers’ Fair, was just one of many tha...

Co-creatives event, Merthyr Tydfil, 21 June
Co-creatives event, Merthyr Tydfil, 21 June

8 June 2017

If you're interested in exploring the cooperative model, or collaborating in a co-working space, take advantage of a one day event in Merthyr Tydfil on Wednesday 21 June which will examine the opportu...

Living wage strikes at Picturehouse this weekend
Living wage strikes at Picturehouse this weekend

2 June 2017

BECTU members at four Picturehouse venues in the capital will be on strike this weekend (3-4 June) as they continue to press their employer to pay the Living Wage.

BECTU signs historic TV drama sector agreement with Pact
BECTU signs historic TV drama sector agreement with Pact

31 May 2017

Following an overwhelming endorsement from BECTU's freelance members, the union has signed off on the first sector agreement covering crew in TV drama since 2003.

World labour support after Manchester bomb
World labour support after Manchester bomb

24 May 2017

Prospect has received a message of support following the Manchester atrocity from international union body UNI-Global.

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore
Obituary: Sir Roger Moore

24 May 2017

BECTU has expressed sadness at the death of Sir Roger Moore, aged 89.

Film-makers, content producers: Friday 19 May is your day
Film-makers, content producers: Friday 19 May is your day

11 May 2017

The Freelancers' Fair is the best value industry day out there is and we'll definitely be putting on a show for film-makers and content producers on Friday 19 May. Whether you're new to the industry o...

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