The Professions –┬áMedia, Entertainment & Publishing

This sector is huge in terms of employment and career opportunities. Organisations from here provide an extensive range of information and other resources to those interested in this area.

Many of the professional bodies that cover this sector will provide their own qualifications and other services to members and others including publications and other resources….

Association of Photographers

The Association of Photographers was first formed in 1968 as the Association of Fashion and Advertising Photographers and is one of the most prestigious professional photographers’ associations in the world. The Association’s aims remain the same today as they were more than 40 years ago…

https://www.the-aop.org/

Association of Photographers

Booksellers Association

The Booksellers Association is a membership organization for all booksellers in the UK & Ireland, and we represent over 95% of booksellers. The BA represents and promotes its membership and provides a full range of products and services to members.

https://www.booksellers.org.uk/

Booksellers Association

BRITISH INTERACTIVE MEDIA ASSOCIATION

BIMA IS THE BRITISH INTERACTIVE MEDIA ASSOCIATION With offices in England, Scotland, Wales and with our regional representatives spread across the country BIMA exists to do four key things… Support and promote the British digital industry Share knowledge and best practice….

https://www.bima.co.uk/

BRITISH INTERACTIVE MEDIA ASSOCIATION

Equity

Equity is the UK trade union for professional performers and creative practitioners. As a leading industry organisation, Equity is known and respected nationally and internationally for the work we do with, and on behalf of, our members working across all areas of the entertainment industry.

https://www.equity.org.uk/

Equity

Independent Publishers Guild

About the IPG Publishing is a great business for companies to be in-but also a challenging one. Independent publishers’ creativity, enthusiasm and contribution to the vibrant UK publishing industry should be celebrated and encouraged, and that’s exactly what the IPG sets out to do.

http://www.ipg.uk.com/home

Independent Publishers Guild

Institute of Acoustics

The Institute of Acoustics is the UK’s professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration. It was formed in 1974 from the amalgamation of the Acoustics Group of the Institute of Physics and the British Acoustical Society (a daughter society of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers).

https://www.ioa.org.uk/

Institute of Acoustics

Master Photographers Association

Established in 1952, the Master Photographers Association is the United Kingdom’s only organisation for qualified and professional photographers. The MPA offers members a variety of membership benefits, including education, qualifications, informative regional meetings, national seminars, business building…

https://www.thempa.com/

Master Photographers Association

National Council for the Training of Journalists

The NCTJ brand is the long-established and respected benchmark of excellence for journalists. Alumni dominate all sectors of the media and 73 per cent of qualified journalists are NCTJ-trained. The NCTJ was founded in 1951 to run the newspaper industry’s training scheme….

http://www.nctj.com/

National Council for the Training of Journalists

Publishers Association

The PA’s mission is to strengthen the trading environment for UK publishers, by providing a strong voice for the industry in government, within society and with other stakeholders in the UK, in Europe and internationally; providing a forum for the exchange of non-competitive information between publishers….

https://www.publishers.org.uk/

Publishers Association

Royal Photographic Society

The Royal Photographic Society is an Educational Charity promoting both the art and science of photography. Membership is open to all, whatever level of experience or knowledge. No qualifications are required to join, just a passion and love for one or more of photography’s myriad of genres, technologies and applications.

http://www.rps.org/

Royal Photographic Society

Royal Television Society

The Royal Television Society is Britain’s leading forum for television and related media. Membership is open to everyone with an interest in the medium. The RTS was granted its Royal title in 1966 and HRH The Prince of Wales became Patron of the Society in 1997.

https://rts.org.uk/

Royal Television Society

The Agents’ Association (GB)

The largest association of its kind in the World Welcome to The Agents’ Association (GB). Our Member Agents represent all kinds of performers, celebrities and musicians within all areas of the Light Entertainment Industry.

http://www.agents-uk.com/

The Agents' Association (GB)

The Chartered Institute of Journalists

The Institute combines the role of professional society with that of a trade union – known as the IoJ(TU). The Institute’s union section protects its members’ interests in the workplace and campaigns for better conditions for working journalists.

http://cioj.org/

The Chartered Institute of Journalists

Writers’ Guild of Great Britain

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain is the trade union representing writers in TV, radio, theatre, books, poetry, film, online and video games. In TV, film, radio and theatre, the Guild is the recognised body for negotiating minimum terms and practice agreements for writers.

https://writersguild.org.uk/

Writers' Guild of Great Britain