Picturehouse Members receive 50% off membership of Shooting People, the network for independent filmmakers.


Shooting People is a vibrant community of independent filmmakers, writers, actors, crew and industry. Shooting People facilitates creativity in film, by helping members connect and collaborate to get their films made and seen.


Shooters are doing great things: creating distinctive, bold films, engaging new audiences, experimenting with cutting edge technologies, discovering new sources of crowdfunding, exploring new models of distribution, and forging sustainable careers with the help of all the different services Shooting People offers:


  • Paid and Collaborative Roles - find production work or advertise for your own shoot.
  • Funding and Competitions Directory - view the latest opportunities.
  • Members Network and Forum - find collaborators and like-minded folk.
  • Daily Email Bulletins - stay up to date with industry news and member discussions.
  • Script Pitch - pitch your script directly to directors and producers.
  • Exclusive Events- attend networking and ‘In Conversation’ events (past speakers include Jessica Hynes, Alex Lawther, Desiree Akhavan & Alice Lowe).
  • New Shoots: Filmmakers- enter the career development short film competition to win top industry mentorship, film funding and the latest kit.
  • New Shoots: Actors- enter the competition specifically for actors to win a headshot package, actors’ grant and promotion throughout the SP community.