Doors are open! Join the freelance tribe and re-connect!
FUPP is here to connect and support freelancers, production and tour managers, producers, service suppliers, creatives and professionals across the Live Events, TV and Theatre industries. Join our tribe of FUPPers and we’ll give you all the tools and support you need to get back to doing what you love!
What the FUPP is it?
FUPP runs like a digital ‘members only’ club, offering a private, secure space where you can connect, create and find new opportunities. We are here to help you get back to work, by growing your network of industry connections, managing your contacts, and allowing you to manage jobs and receive job offers INSTANTLY using our bespoke web and mobile apps!
Inspired and co-designed by industry insiders, FUPP helps you to:
- Connect to your peers and expand your network to new opportunities
- Manage your jobs, crew and calendars efficiently
- Promote your profile, your business and your projects in style
Who the FUPP are you?
There are 4 main membership ‘identities’. Are you a…….
- FUPPer – Freelancer looking to make connections, manage contacts, and fill your diary with new work opportunities
- MotherFUPPer – Production/tour managers, producers or anyone managing teams of freelancers, whilst freelancing yourself
- SUPPlier – Service supplier, hire and production companies who need to manage your freelancers as well as promote your business
- PUPP – New to the industry. Here to find opportunities, get involved, learn and be inspired
Freelancers, stay in touch
For freelancers (or FUPPers as we like to call you!) our bespoke mobile app INSTANTLY connects you to the latest job opportunities, helps grow your network and ensures you’re the first to know if something’s happening!
Why join FUPP Club? FUPP is designed to take the headache out of getting jobs, and staying in touch with the industry connections that make the magic happen. The FUPP mobile app provides:
- INSTANT availability checks and responses to job requests
- bespoke professional profile builder
- intuitive connection and recommendation system
- private messaging platform for job related communication
How do I get in? FUPP is a vetted, members only club. You can get instant access via a Fupp Buddy Code invite from an existing member. Or simply click below register for an account. You’ll need proof of belonging to the industry to be validated.
What’s it going to cost me? FUPP is FREE to join for all industry freelancers. The basic ‘Club’ FREE membership will get you everything you need to stay connected, and receive jobs requests from your connections. The premium ‘Pro’ membership then offers additional services for those who want more out of the club!
Suppliers and managers, stay in control
For suppliers and managers (or ‘MotherFUPPers’ as we call you!), our brand new Web App has been designed to soothe the headache of finding people quickly!
The web-app helps you:
- Connect with your freelance workforce, colleagues and partners in one place
- Schedule and manage jobs smoothly with our bespoke job software
- Find crew in minutes with our INSTANT ‘availability check’ function
- Build and manage your networks using our recommendation and ‘bubble’ tools
- Get access to amazing new features in the pipeline for 2021!
How can i join? Simply register using the link at the top of the page, or if you’d like to learn more, book a personalized demo below. Once your account is set up you can quickly invite your existing pool of freelancers to the platform, and create your first job in minutes!
And also if you’re looking to grow your team, our government-funded Kickstart programme can help you employ amazing young people at Zero cost to your business. Learn more here.
Our Club membership registration is FREE for everyone! No strings or commitment!
For FUPPers, your Club membership will enable you to build a profile, connect to other members and respond to job availability requests from suppliers. Plus stay in touch with news and other useful services to help freelancers.
For MotherFUPPers and SUPPliers we offer extended functionality in the form of our Web-App which allows you to schedule jobs, find crew INSTANTLY with our intuitive ‘Availability Check’ and many other features. All extended functionality under the ‘Manager’ license is currently FREE to try on Beta. Again, no payment commitment!
Demos for both web-app and mobile app are also free upon request once registered. We’d be happy to show you round.
FUPP was born to serve the industry and create opportunities, which are needed now more than ever! We’ll endeavour to keep shaping the club in a way that is congruent with the industry needs and it’s members!
Your data and code of conduct….
Your data, privacy and professional integrity is very important to us. Like any member’s club, FUPP runs a code of conduct and ask members to take full responsibility for any job posting, pitching and messaging. We are ICO registered and fully GDPR compliant and we simply do no share any data to 3rd parties. So you can connect with whoever you wish to, safe in the knowledge that what goes on in the club, stays in the club!
We welcome you to get FUPPed with us!
Kickstart your business with fully-funded employees
Meet the FUPP team………
Stefano Serpagli – Founder
24 years working as a freelancer in the industry in both live music touring and TV! Having experienced both sides of looking for and providing work opportunities, I’ve made it my mission to create a new way of the industry to connect and provide a place of belonging where industry professionals can thrive and grow. Subsequently, I don’t sleep much!
Kirsten Jack – Head of Operations
A very talented and experience start-up tech entrepreneur herself, Kirsten is here to build the club and platform in a fully sustainable and successful operation. She has worked on huge freelance based projects herself and understands the challenges of managing large numbers of freelancers and also being freelancer herself. She’s the mother of all MotherFUPPers!
Gianluca Bonetti – Head of Tech
20+ years as a software programmer, Gianluca loves anything tech related and loves a challenge. His passion and commitment to solving complicated tech problems has been one of the core strengths of building FUPP as a strong and scalable platform. Many sleepless nights spent coding!
Lisa Petrie – Business Development Manager
An experienced Production Coordinator, Company Manager/Tour Manager, Assistant Production Manager in live entertainment. 14+ years global experience in stadiums, arena spectacular shows, theatre. music and corporate events. Her vast knowledge, experience and dedication makes her an invaluable asset to our team!
Shealene Rowe – Community and Social Media Manager
From our Kickstart program, we welcome Shealene to the FUPP family. A very bright young star with a passion for music and the wonderful industry that surrounds it. Taking care of our promotional and social media management. Already making a big impact in our growing team!
Sami Ahmet – Program Manager
Another one of our young Kickstarters. His aspirations, commitment , passion for music mixed in with enthusiasm and caring nature are the perfect ingredients to join the FUPP team and help us develop our contact with members and the services we provide!
FUPP has also been assisted by many contributors from all aspects of the industry. Producers, tour and production managers, service companies, and freelancers from all different fields have contributed to the making of this app. We love and thank you all!
Our Friends and Partners
The #WeNeedCrew! mission is simple, we want to raise funds for We Make Event’s chosen charity so any of our touring family who are facing difficulty can reach out for help. We need your support and we need the government to pay attention. ‘By touring crew, for touring crew, supported by artists’
Carry On Touring
Carry on Touring is the umbrella campaign which all those who tour – and rely on touring – can support and sit under. It brings together voices from across the touring, cultural and creative industries sectors to secure cross-party support for Tim Brennan’s petition and campaign for a return of free EU movement for all touring artists and professionals. The strength of this campaign is that it is inclusive reaching across the sector, industry and political parties. This public facing campaign brings a spectrum of voices together to demonstrate its diversity and demographic
C.R.E.W. Coalition are a amazing new non-profit organization whose mission is empowering live event workers with the tools they need to evolve and reinvent themselves for a viable future. Promoting skill training and the need for a ‘side hustle’, especially during difficult times. Huge supporters of their mission and please check em out!