Category Archives: Environment & Sustainability

Reducing the carbon footprint of UK theatre

The LPD Member Forum had a good presentation from the Sustainability Working Group and I’ve already posted something here about film and TV industry initiatives on sustainability. The Theatre Trust also publish a Theatre Green Book – the second edition … Continue reading

Posted in Environment & Sustainability, Theatre and Live Events data | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Drivers particularly badly hit by soaring costs

In news that will particularly hit film freelancers, car costs are soaring. Secondhand cars are costing up to 60% more than they did in 2019, and the price of petrol is climbing rapidly. The weekly road fuel prices stats on … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Environment & Sustainability, Inflation, Pay & inflation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

BBC Studios Appoints Tom Fussell as CEO

As reported in Variety. “Fussell will oversee BBC Studio’s “ambitious” plans for global expansion, its focus on employee engagement and wellbeing as well as diversity, inclusion and sustainability.”

Posted in BBC, Diversity of representation, Environment & Sustainability, Wellbeing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sustainability in film and TV production

Here’s an outline of some of the resources that were showcased today in an international conference – Boosting sustainable film through international collaboration – organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory and the British Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport … Continue reading

Posted in Environment & Sustainability, Film & TV industry policy | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Covid + Brexit – not the biggest disruptions of the 2020s?

Rick says “[The Resolution Foundation] listed five ‘seismic’ changes that will hit the UK economy between now and 2030, any one of which would have a significant impact but which, taken together, pose a serious challenge. These are: Covid-19 and … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Economics, Environment & Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment