NEWS30 May 2022

Creative UK and Mayor of London collaborate on freelancers scheme

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UK – Film and television production support group Creative UK and the Mayor of London’s Culture Team have partnered on a scheme to encourage people from underrepresented groups to work in the creative industries.

The scheme will include an event on 11th July 2022 called Redesigning Freelance, where freelancers and organisations will be able to test, prioritise and develop ideas to form a better freelance model for creatives.

The virtual event is open to freelancers and employers across all creative sectors, including performing arts, music, visual arts, fashion, design and screen.

Redesigning Freelance will be an opportunity to hear from freelancers who have been leading change for creative freelancing in London as part of City Hall’s Creative Freelancers: Shaping London’s Recovery programme.

The event is intended to workshop recommendations, prioritise key actions and agree next steps for positive and impactful change.

Creative UK Group, and Creative England, Filming in England is the first port of call for productions looking to film in England, outside of London, and is funded by the British Film Institute.

Register here if you wish to attend the event.