Accessible working on set (TV & Film) workshop – Access All Areas

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Accessible working on set (TV & Film) workshop

Access All Areas makes award winning performance work by learning disabled and autistic artists.

We also run Access Training for TV, film, and casting companies, and offer in-work Access Support to help production teams create accessible casting and filming processes for learning disabled and autistic talent.

Learning disabled people are dramatically underrepresented onscreen. Our training and support packages help TV and film companies realise a diversity onscreen that properly reflects our society.

Previous TV and film clients include Lime Pictures (Hollyoaks), The Crown, Nina Gold Casting, ITV, Channel 4, Holby City, Brazen Productions, Rachel Freck Casting and others.


Access in TV and Film Production pack

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Aims of this workshop

To develop best practice understanding of working with learning disabled and autistic actors on TV and film sets.

Who is it for?

Production teams, directors.

Key points covered in the day

  • The role of the creative support worker and how to work with them effectively
  • Creating ‘Work with me’ support documents for learning disabled and autistic actors
  • How to create a learning disabled and autistic friendly working environment and quiet space
  • The importance of familiarisations sessions with costume, crew and cast
  • Accessible scheduling for rehearsals and filming days to include breaks

What workshop participants will gain skills, knowledge and confidence in

  • Awareness of autism and learning disabilities amongst cast and crew
  • Adapting schedules, call outs and scripts for learning disabled or autistic actors
  • Responding to individual access needs
  • Creating a welcoming environment for learning disabled and autistic actors during the audition process including: chill out spaces, positive daily routines and person centred scheduling

Book your place

Or to find out more please get in touch.

Phone 0207 613 6445

Workshops are available as full day, half day or flexible packages.