The UK boasts some of the finest filmmaking talent which is reflected by the number of awards they have won.
Awards help raise the international profile of UK films and UK talent. Recent UK Oscar®-winners include Helen Mirren for The Queen (Leading Actress), Nick Park & Steve Box for Wallace & Gromit (Animated Feature) and Rachel Weisz for The Constant Gardener (Supporting Actress). For a full list of winners, please use the links below:
- Acting: Spotlight is the industry's leading casting resource and produces comprehensive casting directories featuring over 30,000 performers including actors and actresses, child artists, presenters, stunt artists and dancers. Equity is the union for British actors.
- Producing: Film File Europe is a web based resource that features a searchable database of UK production companies active in co-production. UK line producers are represented by the Production Guild.
- Directing: The Directors Guild of Great Britain represents directors. The British Council has a database of British film directing talent.
- Writing: The Writers' Guild represent British writers.
- Cinematography: The British Society of Cinematographers represents cinematographers.
- Production Design: The Film Designers' Guild represents production designers.
- Composing: The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters represents film composers.
- Sound Design: The Association of Motion Picture Sound represents sound designers.
- Post Production: UK Screen Association and The Guild of British Film Editors represents post production, visual effects sector and editing talent.