The Production Guild of Great Britain has announced the nominees for its second Duke of Edinburgh Inclusion Award.
The award, previously known as The Earl of Wessex Award, is given to those whose work aids the development of talent inclusion in UK screen production workforce.
The six nominees for the 2024 awards are Access All Areas, Access: VFX, Georgette Turner, Million Youth Media, Resource Productions and Screen Alliance Wales.
The winner will be announced at the Awards event on February 8, 2024 at The Savoy Hotel in London.
Last year's winner was 6ft From The Spotlight (pictured), a community interest company that works to improve mental health and wellbeing in the UK film and television production workplace.
Read below for more information about this year's nominees.
Access All Areas
Access All Areas (AAA) make award-winning, disruptive performance by learning-disabled and autistic artists and work to make the cultural sector more inclusive for learning-disabled and autistic talent. They engage communities, train artists of the future, and work closely with TV, film and theatre companies to make their work and workplaces more accessible.
Founded by Simon Devereux, a not-for-profit collective of over 40 VFX, games and animation companies across the UK that are committed to improving diversity and inclusion in the VFX landscape.
Passionate about equality, Georgette has been funding and delivering free location boot camps to entry-level trainees and Location Marshalls for the past 5 years and works to educate and train those with limited financial resources.
Million Youth Media
Million Youth Media are an organisation offering training and development to the next generation of filmmakers and under-represented talent. Passionate about changing the industry, they provide talented young people with the tools, opportunities and knowledge they need to thrive.
Resource Productions is a non-profit organisation working to enable social change whilst diversifying the creative industries. Based in Slough, they focus on three core activities - outreach and engagement, training, and production. All three are designed to inspire local skills and talent development and widen access to secure sector-based training.
Screen Alliance Wales
Screen Alliance Wales, is a not-for-profit organisation committed to opening the doors to the screen industries for as many people across Wales as possible. Deeply committed to overcoming the challenge of under-representation in the sector, they aim to raise awareness of the opportunities available to young people in the film and TV industry.