Human Rights And TV
The Forum uses a human rights lens to look at the making of TV programmes, considering who may potentially be impacted and what any impacts could be.
RESEARCH: Human rights risks in the use of media support workers
Read our original research into the human rights risks associated with the use of media support workers, such as fixers, translators and drivers, in documentary-making, news and sports broadcasting
RESOURCE: Self-employed workers
Find out what your rights are as a self-employed worker, particularly if you do not run your own business and download a poster to display on set at productions
RESOURCE: Video explainer
View a short explainer introducing human rights tools and guidance to productions
Production tools and guidance
Explore the tools and guidance designed for productions to help them act responsibly when working with suppliers and to ensure that the rights of the lowest-paid and most vulnerable workers are respected.
RESEARCH: Labour rights of ancillary workers on UK TV productions
Read our original research into labour practices for people providing security, catering, cleaning, transport, stagehands, set construction and facilities management services on UK TV productions.
RESEARCH: Human rights risks in broadcaster security practices
Read our original research into the human rights risks associated with security practices used in documentary-making, news and sports broadcasting
Procurement tools and guidance
Explore the tools and guidance designed for procurement teams that support productions
Commissioning tools and guidance
Explore the tools and guidance designed to embed good human rights practice into the commissioning process
EVENTS AND TRAINING
Join us at one of our forthcoming webinars, in person events or short training courses
Book a lunch & learn or team briefing
Would your team like an insight into a human rights topic?
We can provide 45-60 minute webinars on a range of themes:
Human rights in TV production - the basics
Making TV in challenging contexts
Meaningful stakeholder engagement
Inclusive security practices
Response & remedy
Other topics on request
FREE for members and for productions commissioned by members
Price for non-members on application