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A Skills Audit of the UK Film and Screen Industries

Upload date: 10.12.20
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A Skills Audit of the UK Film and Screen Industries The report on film employment, whether of camera operators, riggers, props or hairdressers, shows a striking lack of diversity and “significant obstacles” to people getting jobs in the first place.
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