Bullying and harrassment
Recent allegations in the media have shone light on bullying and harassment in the screen industries. The industries have long been working collaboratively to promote more inclusive workplaces, but what has become evident is that there is much work to be done to create safe respectful workplaces where everyone is able to contribute to the creative effort to the best of their abilities.
What has also emerged quickly is a strong collective will to tackle the issue and eradicate inappropriate behaviour. As a result, for the first time ever, industry organisations from across the sector, as well as numerous individuals who are at the ‘coalface’, have come together to contribute their knowledge, expertise and experience in developing and shaping a set of principles and guidance which could be shared by organisations of all sizes.
Read more about the BFI’s practical workplace guide for the prevention of bullying and harassment in the screen industries here.