Bectu has demanded a meeting with BBC director general Tony Hall after raising concerns over the corporation’s plans to radically transform in-house production.
Businesses from the creative sector are to plough £17m into skills training, boosting the UK’s total investment pot to £37m.
Channel 4’s former multiplatform boss Louise Brown is to head up an NFTS course which will give graduates skills to help build audiences and drive engagement around online video.
The Production Guild of Great Britain has launched a scheme for 30 location assistants and runners to be trained and mentored by top location managers in TV and film.
Runners in the TV industry face low pay and long hours, are poorly treated and lack career progression, according to new research.