Be clear on bullying, harassment and discrimination

More than four in five workers in TV and film have experienced or seen bullying or harassment, while almost three in five Black and Global Majority crew members have experienced racial harassment or discrimination, according to the Film and TV Charity’s Looking Glass survey.

Bullying, harassment or discrimination of any kind can have a profound, complex impact on mental health.

It can be confusing and isolating – and it’s never OK.

All crew members have the right to work in a safe environment – where these issues are taken seriously, they can raise concerns confidentially and they’ll be supported.

This guide covers six actions, including the following key tasks:


For a complete approach to supporting mental health and wellbeing while preparing for a production shoot also see our three other pre-production guides.

Actions to take