Good Shooting Guide


A selection of websites with information and advice on filmmaking.

Plugin Cinema

A site dedicated to the creation, distribution and exhibition of films on-line.

Talent Circle

UK Film & TV Jobs, industry news and resources for filmmakers, writers, crew and actors.


Short film competition for micro movies of under 90 seconds

South West Screen

Film, television and digital media agency for the South West of England

BBC Talent

Contains tips for new animators and filmmakers

Channel 4's Mesh

Includes guides to making web animation

First Light

Funds and inspires short films by young people in the UK. Useful resources section


Detailed information on funding, regional and industry news and an events calendar

Shooting People

A network for independent filmmakers in the UK with daily bulletins and the opportunity to ask questions to professionals and chat to fellow filmmakers

Channel 4 Making Movies

How to make a short film, how to make and fund a feature film, interviews with directors, producers, actors, etc

Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society

If you use copyright music, you need a licence. Visit the MCPS site for more information

The UK Film Council

The UK Film Council works with the public and private sector to make film an essential part of the UK's creative economy.


Skillset encourage the delivery of informed training and education provision within the British broadcast, film, video and interactive media industries.