Snow White and the Huntsman, courtesy of Universal Pictures

How do I find UK crew?

The following sources of information can help you find the right UK crew for your production:

British Film Commission

For major feature films considering the UK, the British Film Commission may be able to provide tailored lists of UK crew who have worked on recent inward investment films. Email enquiries@britishfilmcommission.org.uk or telephone +44 (0)20 7613 7675

Screen agencies

The network of UK screen agencies can provide contacts and availability information for crew in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Many of the agencies have online production/crew directories.

Guilds & associations

A number of UK guilds and associations provide information on their members:

Cine Guilds: The Movie Crew website is a single portal site which allows productions to access directories of high quality UK film crew. It is made up of independent craft associations.

Line producers & production accountants: The Production Guild of Great Britain can advise on contacts and availability for its members who include production executives, accountants and financial administrators.

Sound technicians: The Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) has a directory of its members available online.

Production designers: The British Film Designers Guild has a directory of members with biographies available online.

Cinematographers: The British Society of Cinematographers has a list of members and some biographies on its website.

Directors: Visit the websites of Directors UK or the Directors Guild of Great Britain.

Camera technicians: The Guild of British Camera Technicians’ website has details of its members. The guild also offers a free printed crew directory.

Make-up & hair: The National Association of Screen Make-up Artists and Hairdressers (NASMAH) has a list of its members with credits and contact details available online.

Editors: The Guild of British Film & Television Editors has a list of members available online.

Casting directors: The Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain and Ireland.

Additionally, UK Screen Association, the trade body for companies which provide services to the film and television industries, maintains a database of its members working in production and post-production.

Production directories

Contact details for crew can be found in the following UK production directories: