BRITISH FILM DESIGNERS GUILD

The BFDG is a flourishing, growing professional group of talented individuals who have over 550 accredited memberships of skilled Creatives and Production Designers, spanning the various branches of the Art Department in Film, Television and Commercials.

It was formed with the aim of raising the standards and profile of the Art Department and protecting the interests of its members over 70 years ago. Those core principles still apply today, and we are a thriving and evolving creative community

We offer our members a range of benefits including the opportunity to promote themselves and their work,  networking events (which includes workshops, design forums and informative Q & A sessions), unique accident insurance, work availability information, industry news and the highlight of the year, our annual awards which celebrates our members’ talents.

Member Directory

All our members are categorised by ability so you can easily cross reference their skills. Every single individual is a talented technician as we have strict entry requirements, so you can have the confidence of working with an accredited member.

Our membership covers a diverse range of skills and experience.
Spanning project budgets for international, independent and micro financed productions in both film & television

We create Feature Films

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Next Submission Deadline
2021/05/28 00:00:01

The BFDG is an all-inclusive, non-political organisation which welcomes into its membership all qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, or age. For full details, take a look at our diversity statement.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, we strive to ensure the Guild is and continues to be, not only a beacon of excellence in the Art Department but a safe, welcoming and open society to everyone joining this creative community. To ensure that we are living up to this measure, may we encourage you to fully fill in this application form to aid us in positively encouraging the most diverse and inclusive professional group. If you prefer not to, then please select that option when filling in your form.

The application process takes place monthly, with the deadline to be considered within the next available review being the 28th of each month. After this point, your application will automatically roll over into the following period – apply to become a BFDG member today.

NEWS UPDATES

BFDG Production Design Awards 2020 – Finalists Announced

The BFDG Production Design Awards 2020 have been announced and the vote to establish the winners is now closed. The winners will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony on 16 May. Click on the link to view the finalists.

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PETER LAMONT 12 NOVEMBER 1929 – 18 DECEMBER 2020

Peter was a dedicated member of the BFDG whose contribution cannot be under estimated. He touched countless people’s lives as a friend and colleague and will be very sadly missed by the BFDG.

New! BFDG Membership for Final Year Film & TV Design Students

CALLING ALL FINAL YEAR FILM & TELEVISION DESIGN STUDENTS Find out more about the benefits of becoming a BFDG Student Member. Membership for one year is only £50.00

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BFDG AWARDS 2020 – ENTRIES NOW CLOSED

Entries for the BFDG Awards 2020 now closed. The first round of voting will open on Friday 12 February.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

May 27, 2021
7:00 pm

Portfolio Surgery

BFDG Members Only
The aim of the Portfolio Surgery is for experienced Art Department HoDs (Heads of Department) to give constructive feedback and advice which may help you when applying for positions in the Art Department. The event will be carried out in a “speed dating” style, each candidate spending 15 minutes with each HoD. Each candidate will see 4 HoD’s during the evening More news soon about our next event - please see updates in the weekly newsletter
May 16, 2021
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Non Members Welcome
The BFDG annual awards event to celebrate and congratulate our members & the wealth of talent within the British Art Department. This year will be a virtual event a link will be added to allow access to the event at least 24 hours before the start.
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ARTICLES

View our Film Focus & Day in the Life articles or submit an article below.

MEMBERS SHOWCASE

See what our members have been working on!

QUESTIONS? ADVICE?

You can always contact the BFDG office for confidential advice and guidance.

Phone:
Office + 44 (0)1753 785967
Mobile + 44 (0)7823 348431

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