Tag: film

The state of the UK film industry – 2016 in review

Over the last week, newspaper headlines have reported new British Film Institute (BFI) figures showing that UK film production broke records in 2016. It’s encouraging data, but dig a little deeper and it tells a story of two halves: a boom in inward investment by major franchises and Studio-backed titles; and sharp declines for domestic and independent ...

Cash or Creativity: the Future of British Film?

Prime Minister David Cameron will suggest today that Britain’s film industry should seek to rival Hollywood, favouring mainstream “blockbuster” production over “art house” films. He comments: “our role should be to support the sector in becoming even more dynamic and entrepreneurial, helping UK producers to make commercially successful pictures that rival the quality and impact ...