News Update 1 NEWS UPDATE BFDG DESIGN FORUM – WE HUNT TOGETHER… PARTNERS IN CRIME The creative team behind the Alibi/Showtime crime drama series talk about their collaboration. Carl Tibbetts- Director Jamie Lapsley (BFDG) – Production Designer Oli Russell – Director of Photography (Block 1) Emma Rees – Costume Designer VIEW MORE News Update 2 Coronavirus BFDG News Update NEWS UPDATE COVID-19 advice for freelancers in the screen industries Amid the uncertainty of Covid-19, we know that there will be great concern among our members and we would like to pass on information from screen industry groups who are offering information to freelancers and the self-employed. Please follow the link for further information. VIEW MORE Hennessy Ad / Jeffrey Read / Concept Artist Hennessy Ad / Jeffrey Read / Concept Artist Jupiter Ascending / Su Whitaker
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BRITISH FILM DESIGNERS GUILD

The BFDG is a flourishing, growing professional group of talented individuals who have over 530 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

Become a Member!

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 of our diversity statement, please click here.

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.

Submission Deadline

2020/08/28 00:00:01

NEWS UPDATES

BFDG Design Forum – We Hunt Together… Partners in Crime

The creative team behind the Alibi/Showtime crime drama series talk about their collaboration. Carl Tibbetts- Director Jamie Lapsley (BFDG) – Production Designer Oli Russell – Director of Photography (Block 1) Emma Rees – Costume Designer

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BFDG Design Forum – Spotlight on Our Sponsors

The second in our series highlighting our BFDG Sponsors The Devil’s Horsemen, Vectorworks and ASL

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BFDG Design Forum – Pennyworth Designing an Alternate 60s London

The creative design team behind the Epix series Pennyworth (S1) talk about their collaboration. Mark Scruton (BFDG) – Production Designer Mark Patten (BSC) – Director of Photography Adam O’Neill (BFDG) – Supervising Art Director David Morison (BFDG) – Set Decorator

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BFDG Design Forum – Sets, Storyboards, Screen… Harry Potter, Behind the Magic

Art Director, Gary Tomkins, who worked on all 8 of the 'Harry Potter' films and Storyboard Artist, Nick Pelham, who worked on 5 of the films, talk to BFDG Spotlighting New Talent Winner 2019, Anne Clemens.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 6th August

BFDG Design Forum

 FREELANCE IN FIJI – The Making of ‘Wrecked’ 

Join Production Designer – Jonathan Paul Green (BFDG) and some of his creative team talking about the making of TBS comedy series ‘Wrecked’. 

Jonathan Paul Green (BFDG) – Production Designer
Nick Dare – Supervising Art Director
Monica Monserrate Llenza – Set Decorator 
Greg Hajdu – Construction Manager    

Viewed ONLY on the BFDG YouTube Channel 

6.00 pm

Thursday 13th August

Spotlight On Our Sponsors

The third in our series highlighting our BFDG Sponsors

Mark Jordan talks about Compuhire

Viewed ONLY on the: BFDG Youtube Channel

6.00 pm

Thursday 20th August

BFDG Design Forum

BFDG Award Winners: Gemma Jackson, Tina Jones, Peter Russell and Kimberley Day, discuss the design process behind ‘Aladdin’ – more details soon!

Viewed ONLY on the: BFDG Youtube Channel

Why not subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you can catch every Design Forum whether registered for it or not!

6.00 pm

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QUESTIONS? ADVICE?

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

Phone:
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