PENSIONS AND TAX TALK BY TONY LENNON

BECTU’s Research Officer very kindly came along to talk to us about recent developments in pension and tax legislation which will have an effect on us freelancers working in post-production...

BFI FILM ACADEMY ALUMNI PROGRAMME IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BAFTA

Branch member Simon Brasse talks to a member of BAFTA's mentoring programme, which it runs in partnership with the BFI Film Academy...

CUTTING TO THE BONE

"Recently I worked 27 hours straight on a high budget feature. I did not receive full paid overtime for this."

A look at the long hours culture in post production...

JOB SHARING - MAKING IT WORK

Alison Carter-Goulden and Erline O’ Donovan recently job-shared as assistant editors on the Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake. Along with editor Jonathan Morris and line producer Eimhear McMahon,they talk about their experiences.

ASSISTANT TO EDITOR - KATIE WEILAND

Game of Thrones, Taboo and Fortitude editor Katie Weiland sits down with branch member Charlene Short on how to make the transition from assistant to editor...

 

WHAT BECTU HAS DONE FOR ME

My last couple of jobs have been very long contracts, and I haven’t had to agree pay for over a year...

A Leap of faith

By Charlene Short

I think its safe to say the majority of assistants get in to Post Production to eventually edit. Its true not all do, there are career assistants and its likely a very long, very rewarding career, if that’s what makes you happy...