Ready to create a mentally healthy production for your team?

9 in 10 people in the film and TV industry have experienced a mental health problem. With your help, we will change that.

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Welcome to this step-by-step guide to creating a mentally healthy production. We’re here to help you through each stage of production and everything else including finance, policies and HR.

What stage is your production in?


Pre-production is a great time to assess your production’s mental health and wellbeing needs up front, and work with your senior team to put support in place. This section helps you plan, set values and expectations, and make sure yours is a mentally healthy production.

Pre-Production Mini Guides


Production is busy, but mental health and wellbeing should still be a priority. This section helps you support your team, identify, and mitigate risks and stresses, and demonstrate your commitment to their wellbeing.

Production Mini Guides


Post-production is a great time to monitor how your mental health and wellbeing plans have worked and introduce new ideas specifically relevant to post. This section helps you assess what you’ve learned and support those starting on the project now.

Post-Production Mini Guides

Looking for something else?

If you’re not currently working on a production but you’re thinking about how you can make your productions a mentally healthier place to work, find out more here.

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This toolkit is created by people within the industry to help you place mental health at the heart of your production, whatever size it is or stage you’re at.