BAFTA Crew is bigger than ever before – for those working in film or TV production and based outside of London, joining BAFTA Crew will place them at the heart of a nationwide professional network with access to the best industry talent working in film and TV today. We would hugely appreciate your help spreading the word to your colleagues, networks and members, via your comms and social media. If you’d like to tweet about the programme, please do direct any tweets to @BAFTA using#BAFTAcrew.

We are now open for applications for BAFTA Crew 2014 programme. To find out more visit here and applicants can fill in an application here before the deadline on Friday 11th April 2014.

This year, BAFTA Crew is expanding to the nations, welcoming applicants from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as those based outside the capital to join this year-long networking and skills development programme. Like last year, we’re looking for up to 300 of the brightest “below the line” crew talent – whether camera, art department, sound, costume, post-production (VFX and editing), hair and make-up or production management. Full information and FAQs can be found here.

The joining fee for the year is just £15, giving you access to a range of benefits, including:

  • live masterclasses with some of the film industry’s most established HoDs, drawn from a pool of major BAFTA winners and nominees;
  • a series of interactive live streamed Q&As, focusing on a range of craft and technical subjects from professionals with BAFTA-nominated credits;
  • online social networking for BAFTA Crew members;
  • a series of bespoke networking events for BAFTA Crew members and local industry, run in partnership with Creative England.

To discover more on what to expect from BAFTA Crew, click here to listen to our podcast! If you have any questions please email baftacrew@bafta.org