Broadcasting & Journalism Arts resources, information and opportunities http://www.ableradio.com/index.html - able radio www.bectu.org.uk BECTU is the independent trade union for those working in broadcasting, film, theatre, entertainment, leisure, interactive media and allied areas. http://www.channel4.com/4disabledtalent/index.html - Channel 4's database containing details of disabled people who want to work in TV http://www.creativepool.co.uk/ - recruitment agency http://www.funkyflamingo.co.uk/ - internet TV show by and for disabled people. www.journalistscharity.org.uk The Journalists’ Charity is the leading charity for all journalists; there to assist them, their partners and dependants with grants and other forms of financial assistance. www.journalismuk.co.uk Journalism UK is aimed at print journalists writing for UK magazines or based in the UK, although broadcasters may find news and other resources useful. www.londonpressclub.co.uk The Club welcomes those with an interest in journalism and the media including past and present journalists, broadcasters, designers, cartoonists and corporate communicators. www.mediadeskuk.eu MEDIA helps UK filmmakers and other audiovisual industry professionals understand and apply to the MEDIA Programme’s funding schemes. www.nuj.org.uk The NUJ is the voice for journalists and journalism. We are an active, campaigning organisation seeking to improve the pay and conditions of our members and working to protect and promote media freedom, professionalism and ethical standards in all media. www.radioacademy.org The Radio Academy is a registered charity dedicated to the encouragement, recognition and promotion of excellence in UK radio broadcasting and audio production. http://www.raibc.org.uk/ - disability amateur radio www.thejournalismfoundation.com The Journalism Foundation is an independent charitable foundation which promotes, develops and sustains free and independent journalism throughout the world. Film / Photography www.the-aop.org The Association of Photographers brings professional photographers together and provides a sense of community that is simply unavailable anywhere else. http://www.artshub.co.uk/uk/ Arts Hub is the online home for UK arts workers, whereby members can choose to receive jobs and news across many creative pathways including Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Music, Writing & Publishing, Film, and Heritage industries. www.bscine.com The British Society of Cinematographers is a professional Society that promotes and encourages the highest standards in the art and craft of cinematography.http://competition.sundance-london.com/ - short film competition http://www.disabledphotographers.co.uk/ - for disabled photographers www.filmlondon.org.uk Film London is the capital's public agency for feature film, television, commercials and other interactive content, including games http://flamin.filmlondon.org.uk/about_us - Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network www.fotoura.com Fotoura is a virtual photography platform, bringing together an international community of photographers and photography organisations for the purposes of promotion, discussion, and networking. http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/workshops.html - Free Films Festivals is a community group formed in 2010 to promote free film screenings in neighbourhood venues. www.myfirstjobinfilm.co.uk My First Job in Film is a recruitment platform between the UK Film Industry and the individuals who wish to join the film industry as new entrants. www.photofusion.org Photofusion provides a diverse range of photographic services that continually respond to the revolution and evolution of lens-based imagery. www.pro-imaging.org The international web-based group of independent professional photographers. www.rps.org The Royal Photographic Society is open to everyone interested in photography in the UK and throughout the world, be they amateur or professional, artist or scientist, young or old. www.shootingpeople.org A network of independent film creatives to use to get cast and crew. http://www.vivid.org.uk/ - VIVID introduces audiences to both emerging talent and work of international significance, with a strong focus on the moving image and innovation. Media / Digital / Web http://www.artsculturemediajobs.com/ - arts, culture and media jobs online www.bima.co.uk BIMA is the British Interactive Media Association and showcases and rewards great digital work, celebrating excellence and raising standards, and in doing so inspires and supports current and future talent. www.digitalartsonline.co.uk Digital Arts has comprehensive coverage of the art of graphic design, 3D, animation, video, effects, web and interactive design, in print and online. http://www.disabilityplanet.co.uk/ - looks at media representations of disabled people http://www.funkyflamingo.co.uk/ - internet TV show by and for disabled people https://www.thegamecrafter.com/help - games development site http://www.gamesindustry.biz/ - games industry site http://www.train2game.com/ - courses for games designers www.ukwda.org The UK Web Design Association brings together more than 10,000 British web industry professionals and enables web designers and developers to collaborate, share best practice, access industry-recognised training, and find the very best work opportunities. General www.ccskills.org.uk Creative & Cultural Skills is the licensed Sector Skills Council for the UK’s creative and cultural industries, including craft, design, literature, music, performing arts and visual arts. www.cida.co.uk CIDA – Cultural Industries Development Agency is the leading support organisation for the creative and cultural sector. www.creativeindustryfinance.org.uk The programme provides practical advice and support for creative entrepreneurs wishing to develop and grow their business as a viable commercial enterprise. www.creativepool.com Creativepool connects people through the things they make and the work they share and invest in the ongoing development of new and useful tools and features to help creative professionals create, inspire and connect. www.creativeskillset.org Creative Skillset is the industry body which supports skills and training for people and businesses to ensure the UK creative industries maintain their world class position. www.dandad.org British Design & Art Direction represent the creative, design and advertising communities, not just in Britain, but worldwide www.own-it.org Free intellectual property advice for London's creative community. www.yourcreativefuture.org.uk A guide to education and career opportunities in the creative industries. Media / Journalism / Film Awards, Bursaries & Competitions http://www.48hourfilm.com/en/london/ - 48 hour filmmaking competitionhttp://www.aestheticamagazine.com/competitions - competition for short-film makershttp://community.thegamecrafter.com/contests - games design contesthttp://www.daretobedigital.com/ - Dare to be Digital is the premier video games development competition for University students & recent graduates and is the only route to a BAFTA ‘Ones To Watch’ Award.http://www.journalism.co.uk/awards/s30/ - A diary list of pending journalism, media and editorial awards for journalists and bloggers.http://www.lsj.org/web/competition/competition.php - London School of Journalism open writing competition.http://www.mediatrust.org/about-media-trust/news/media-trust-and-time-out-london-launch-your-london-competition/ Media Trust competition for young peoplehttp://www.onlinemediaawards.net/ - online media competition http://www.reed.co.uk/film - short-film competitionhttps://shootingpeople.org/competitions#competitions – list of open film competitionshttp://www.unesco.org.uk/student_journalism_competition - student journalism competitionhttp://www.virginmediashorts.co.uk/page/about#.UtVj6NJdVAI – short-film competitionhttp://www.wellcome.ac.uk/funding/public-engagement/science-writing-prize/index.htm - prize for science writing / journalism All information correct at time of writing. 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