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We need to talk about caring…

2019-03-14T17:27:01+00:00November, 2018|Our Work|

Today (Friday 30 November 2018) is Carers Rights Day and we are marking the occasion here at Raising Films by announcing We Need To Talk About Caring our 2019 Carers Survey (following on from our Making it Possible survey and [...]

Raising Films Australia publish report

2018-11-12T12:59:00+00:00October, 2018|Our Work|

Today at the Adelaide Film Festival our sister organisation in Australia unveiled their new report - Honey I Hid the Kids! - exploring the experiences of parents and carers in the Australian Screen Industry. Their findings are so similar to those [...]

#RaisingTheRoof Raffle: All the Prizes

2018-11-12T12:59:00+00:00March, 2018|Our Work|

Our host for the party and raffle will be Raising Films Ambassador Alice Lowe: Check out the prizes from our incredible sponsors This Mama Does, Picture Hooks (Vivian French), The Old Vic, Bloom & Grow Asia, Indicator/Powerhouse, Film 4 Productions, Peccadillo [...]

A tribute to Helen North

2018-11-12T12:59:13+00:00January, 2018|Our Work|

Helen was one of Raising Films' greatest behind-the-scenes champions in the last two years. She attended our first family-friendly BFI screening of The Secret of Kells with her two lovely daughters and subsequently became involved in the initial discussions and shaping [...]

Making it Possible 2017

2018-11-12T12:59:24+00:00September, 2017|Our Work|

With 50 people benefiting from our Making it Possible personal and career development days in 2016, we are delighted to announce that applications are now open for another 36 parents & carers from all roles across the film & TV industry [...]

Raising Films launch #RaisingOurGame

2018-11-12T12:59:24+00:00July, 2017|Our Work|

The Raising Films founders today launched our most wide-ranging report to date to an audience of industry influencers at BFI Southbank. Entitled Raising our Game the report, by Dr Tamsyn Dent, looks at next steps for the Film & TV industry [...]

CLOSR Coaches Confirmed

2018-11-12T12:59:37+00:00April, 2017|Our Work|

We are delighted to confirm the wonderful Pippa Best and Jan Armstrong have come on board as coaches for our CLOSR Development Programme. Pippa has worked in feature film development and as a script consultant for over 20 years. She project [...]

CLOSR Development Programme

2020-04-03T09:26:09+01:00March, 2017|Our Work|

Applications now open for CLOSR Development Programme for Director/Producer/Writer Parents and Carers in the English Regions CLOSR (Closer to Home) is a response to our 2016 Making it Possible survey, which found two consistent barriers for parents and carers looking to [...]

Industry checklists for positive change

2021-01-21T12:45:39+00:00March, 2017|Our Work|

Following our Raising Our Game conference on 7 February 2017 and using what we heard from voices from within the industry, not only workers, but also employers, leaders, and stakeholders, on how we can work towards a shared, future-oriented framework [...]