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Before starting your application, may we point you in the direction of the BFDG pages regarding membership, which we do ask you to read before applying. These pages cover the joining process in full, our eligibility requirements as well as the benefits of membership. Please click this link for full information

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To complete you registration you will be redirected to our Wild Apricot powered membership website.


All applications attract a one-off administration fee of £20.00 in addition to the membership fee (except in the case of Newcomer applications), this is non-refundable whether your application is successful or not.

To support your application, we do please ask that you provide:

  • An endorsement from a current BFDG member or Head of Department on your latest project (NB. NOT required for Production Designer applications).
  • Your latest CV/Portfolio.

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.

Each application is individually assessed and reviewed by the BFDG Committee. With several job categories, it is important to get the right fit so we appreciate your patience as this can take a few weeks.

You will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss next steps. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact [email protected] with any queries.

Starting your application – simply now click on the button above and you will be redirected to our Wild Apricot powered membership website to complete your registration. We do ask for quite a lot of information, so thank you for your patience. This helps us to create a full profile for you which ensures you are included in availability searches, and means our other members get to know you better!

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.

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.