We were recently asked by one of our subscribers "Can I employ a child actor, and are their any special rules I need to abide by when working with a young person?"

The answer is yes you can work with young actors and yes there are certain permissions you need to obtain and rules around filming days and hours. Watch the video for more tips on contacting your council to obtain a performance license, chaperones, and filming regulations.

Filmmakers based in the UK can get more information from their local council or the Gov.uk website