Member Benefits

What does joining the GTC entitle you to?

  • Free Workshops
  • GTC Awards
  • Zerb Magazine
  • Carnet Scheme
  • GTC In Focus
  • Public Liability Insurance Scheme
  • Website - members only areas
  • Member Offers
  • Online Member Profiles
  • Legal Advice
  • GTC Forum
  • Promotional Resources



Free Workshops

A varied programme of highly regarded workshops, with expert tutors, on a wide range of subjects such as lighting, studio ped work, drones, Steadicam, lenses, editing, shooting in hazardous environments, health & safety. These workshops are free to GTC members and represent extraordinary value. During the COVID-19 lockdown our workshops have been run online and recordings are available to members.

In recent years we have also offered free Emergency First Aid Training for GTC members.
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Join the GTC - Free workshops

Zerb Magazine

Two issues a year of Zerb magazine – well-respected throughout the industry. GTC members can also choose to read Zerb online if they prefer.
See more about Zerb and sample articles

GTC Zerb Issue 98 GTC Zerb Issue 97 GTC Zerb Issue 96 GTC Zerb Issue 95

GTC In Focus

Four informative 'GTC In Focus’ magazines each year. GTC members can also choose to read GTC In Focus online if they prefer.
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GTC In Focus December 2023 GTC In Focus October 2023 GTC In Focus June 2023 GTC In Focus March 2023


Website packed with industry news and announcements from GTC sponsor companies, member news and classified ads, plus technical resources and information available only to members.

Online Member Profiles

Display your credits and showreel to fellow colleagues and prospective employers.

GTC Forum

Active and informative online e-mail based forum for exchanging news, views and information with camera professionals from around the world plus direct contact with manufacturers and suppliers.

GTC Awards

Annual programme of awards including, The Dick Hibberd Award, Fellowship and Honorary Membership of the GTC.

Innovation Award

GTC ‘Innovation Award’ applied to selected items of equipment as nominated by members.

Discounted Carnet Scheme

Discounted carnet service through Birmingham Chamber of Commerce.

Public Liability Insurance scheme for GTC members

Cover for GTC members - supplied by Performance Film & Media Insurance.


Offers on products from various companies.

Legal Advice

Legal advice from the GTC's legal adviser.

Promotional Resources

Full members may display the GTC logo on their website or letterhead.