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BSR MEMBERS RESTING IN PEACE
BSR MEMBERS RESTING IN PEACE

It is with heavy hearts we recall the loss of Frank Henson in 2019 and announce the most recent and sudden passing of Brian “Sonny” Nickels on 15th January 2020. Both gentlemen were consummate stunt performers and action coordinators, highly respected and well loved by their fellow British Stunt Register members and the stunt community. […]


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WHY THE BSR WON’T ACCEPT UNSOLICITED VIDEO MEDIA OR LINKS
WHY THE BSR WON’T ACCEPT UNSOLICITED VIDEO MEDIA OR LINKS

The answer in brief is that we want audiences and enthusiasts to  ENJOY STUNTS RESPONSIBLY. Last year we added this statement to our home page but it’s a little out of the way down the bottom, so here it is to recap: Stunts performed or designed by our members for the screen are carefully risk […]


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RAISING THE BAR:  NEW BSR GRADE SCHEME INTEGRATES HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING
RAISING THE BAR: NEW BSR GRADE SCHEME INTEGRATES HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING

2019 saw the conclusion of our latest grade scheme review and redevelopment. In addition to making overdue and essential changes to this, we collaborated with independent safety companies to develop Health & Safety seminars that educate and support our members at each stage of their career progression, and apply in practical ways every day in […]


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SAFETY BULLETIN: STUNT HARNESS HAZARD ALERT
SAFETY BULLETIN: STUNT HARNESS HAZARD ALERT

The SAG-AFTRA Stunt and Safety Department and SAG-AFTRA National Stunt Committee have become aware of inferior ‘knock off’ stunt/flying harnesses infiltrating the stunt performing community here and abroad. One harness failure incident has already been reported. Thankfully, no one was hurt. Please share this bulletin with anyone who owns a harness or who works in […]


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IS THE STUNT INDUSTRY SAFE ENOUGH? AND HOW THE BSR WANTS TO IMPROVE SAFETY
IS THE STUNT INDUSTRY SAFE ENOUGH? AND HOW THE BSR WANTS TO IMPROVE SAFETY

In 2017, two stunt performers were killed during rehearsals whilst working on shows in the US. The accidents involving Joi Harris on ‘Deadpool 2’ and John Berknecker on ‘The Walking Dead’ have sparked more conversation about safety standards for stunts in the film and television industry. The article below gives a good insight into some […]


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FORMER JISC STUNT REGISTER REFORMED AS THE BRITISH STUNT REGISTER
FORMER JISC STUNT REGISTER REFORMED AS THE BRITISH STUNT REGISTER

The British Stunt Register (BSR), formerly known as the Joint Industry Stunt Committee (JISC) stunt register, is now up and running and already making changes to bring the UK film and television stunt community into the 21st century. Plans to update the Stunt Grading Scheme, health & safety and performance training will bring members of […]


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BSR MEMBERS PICK UP TWO SAG AWARDS
BSR MEMBERS PICK UP TWO SAG AWARDS

Over 100 members of The British Stunt Register received honours from the 24th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in Los Angeles once again highlighting the incredible talent of our members. The awards were given for ‘Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Ensembles’ on massive Warner Bros film ‘Wonder Woman’ and popular HBO TV series […]


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