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Bullying and harassment: a handbook for screen directors

Organisation: Directors UK


Bullying and harassment can affect anyone, and is a sadly too common experience for directors. Stressful situations, excessive demands and power imbalances all play a part – and since many directors are freelance, it can often feel as though there’s no point in trying to change things or make your voice heard.

This guide from Directors UK outlines many of the issues and has advice on keeping yourself safe – as well as what to do and where to turn when you experience bullying or harassment. It also addresses the culture and common behaviours in the industry – what to look out for in yourself or others, and how to make sure you don’t cross the line.

It’s filled with explanations and links to legal and professional advice on each issue, as well as lots of suggestions for where to turn for more information or support.

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Directors UK is the professional association of directors working with the moving image in the UK.

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