Rory Peck Trust joins Council of Europe partners on Media Freedom Report
This week the Rory Peck Trust joined 11 partner organisations to launch the Council of Europe platform's annual report on media freedom: Democracy at Risk: Threats and Attacks against Media Freedom in Europe. RPT produced the section on freelancers, which revealed their particular vulnerability to repression, abuse and harassment. The overall results were alarming, finding that press freedom in Europe is now at its most fragile since the Cold War.
Spring safety initiatives – training bursaries and safety surgeries
Are you a freelancer in need of safety training at an affordable price? If so, you may be eligible for a bursary from the Rory Peck Training Fund which significantly reduces the cost of hostile environment training. Apply now
Alternatively, look out for our next day of Safety Surgeries which return in April. Run in partnership with Frontline Freelance Register and security partners, these FREE, tailored surgeries provide one-to-one guidance for freelancers planning assignments.
The Guild of Television Camera Professionals is an independent craft organisation supporting and encouraging excellence in all aspects of TV, digital and film camerawork. Members are predominantly cameramen and camerawomen working professionally across all moving image disciplines.
The International Association of Wildlife Film-makers, whose members are professional camera crew earning most of their income from making wildlife films, has been affiliated to the GTC since January 2016.