We enjoy close relationships with recognised trade bodies and leading publications, ensuring that we have positioned ourselves at the centre of the media and entertainment industry:

Trade bodies

APA – Advertising Producers Association – we work very closely with this trade association, which represents the interests of production companies, post production companies, and VFX and editing companies making commercials.

AWUKAnimated Women UK – This organisation represents and promotes the interests of women in the Animation and VFX industry. We work closely with them and regularly host and speak at their events.

MMFMusic Managers Forum – this is a trade body which represents managers in the music industry. They are a client of Kingston Smith and we often speak at their seminars and training events.

FACFeatured Artist Coalition – this is an organisation that has been created by a number of well know artists. Kingston Smith have formed a close relationship with them.

AIMAssociation of Independent Music – is an organisation that represents independent record companies. They are a client and we or often asked to speak at seminars and events they organise. We also contribute to their published members magazine.

MPAMusic Publishers Association – we have been involved in a number of seminars run by the association, as well as meetings with Treasury officials regarding the rules relating to EIS and their interpretation and how they impact on the music publishing community.

PACT – Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television – Kingston Smith are associate members of this association, which represents the commercial interests of UK independent television, film, digital, children’s and animation media companies

WFTVWomen in Film and Television – We have been members of WFTV for many years and have representation on their board. We are regularly invited to speak at seminars and host events on their behalf.

Trade Magazines
We regularly contribute to the following trade magazines:

  • Broadcast
  • Music Week
  • Screen
  • Televisual
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