Brexit and Film and TV: Bectu sector of Prospect’s position

Key issues

  • Potential restriction of movement of props, equipment, and costumes that could add delays and encourage employers to relocate
  • Concerns about portability and the potential impact of pan-European licensing on audio visual products
  • Loss of EU funding through Creative Europe that has helped to the independent film sector
  • Changes in the Country of Origin rules that could threaten the UK role as a hub for playout of 1400 TV channels

What we are doing

  • Lobbying politicians and government about the impact of Brexit on the film and TV sector
  • Providing support and advice to members with questions about how they are affected

Reasons to join Bectu

  • Bectu is the leading union for film and TV workers
  • We provide up to date information about the effect of Brexit on the film and TV sector
  • The more members we have the greater our impact on policy-makers

Join Bectu

Return to Prospect’s Brexit page to find out more about what we and our parent union doing.