The Foundation could not pursue its aims without the generous support, both financial and practical, of our partner organisations.


Directors UK

Directors UK is the professional association of directors working with the moving image in the UK and exists to ensure that the importance of directors and their work is recognised, and to give directors a powerful and united voice at the centre of the industry.


Stage Directors UK

SDUK Is an organisation entirely dedicated to the interests of UK stage directors and to their art and craft in all forms of theatre and opera.


The Old Vic

The Old Vic is London’s independent not-for-profit theatre, a world leader in creativity and entertainment. We hold the belief that theatre needs to be supported, shared and upheld for as many people as possible.


JMK Trust

The Trust set up the James Menzies-Kitchin Young Director Award to enable talented directors to stage their own productions of classic plays. Now in its 20th year the Award remains a vital opportunity for young directors. The Trust has also developed a Regional Programme, taking free training, development opportunities and mentoring to young and emerging directors around the UK.


Digital Theatre

Digital Theatre is the world's leading digital subscription platform for the arts, providing recordings of theatre productions for individual customers and educational institutions. They now provide access to 3 million students at more than 1,200 institutions around the world - 900-plus curriculum-linked resources including backstage insights, practitioner interviews, written analysis and 400-plus captured productions.