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Screen agencies get an overhaul

Regional screen agencies Creative North, Creative Central and Creative South will be entirely re-formed with new CEOs and structure under Creative England. The hubs will be in Bristol, Manchester and Birmingham. Below is a list of current regional screen agencies, along with a snapshot of their history.

Screen West Midlands
Location: Birmingham
Areas covered: Staffordshire, Telford and the Wrekin, Shropshire, Birmingham, the Black Country, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Herefordshire.
Government grant: * £250,000 ($409,000)
CEO: Suzie Norton
Projects backed/facilitated: “Confetti,” “Nativity!” “Toast”

EM Media
Location: Nottingham
Areas covered: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland
Government grant: $965,000
CEO: Debbie Williams
Projects backed/facilitated: “Control,” “Skeletons,” “This Is England,” “A Complete History of My Sexual Failures”

Northern Film and Media
Location: Newcastle
Area covered: Northeast of England
Government grant: $654,000
CEO: Tom Harvey
Projects backed/facilitated: “Brilliantlove,” “The Ashes”

Screen Yorkshire
Location: Leeds
Area covered: County Yorkshire
Government grant: $772,168
Projects backed/facilitated: “Wuthering Heights,” “The Damned United,” “This Is England”

Vision + Media
Location: Manchester
Area covered: Northwest
Government grant: £525,000 ($858,830)
CEO: Paul Taylor
Projects backed/facilitated: “Nowhere Boy,” “Miss Potter”

South West Screen
Location: Bristol
Area covered: Southwest U.K.
Government grant: £601,000 ($983,156)
CEO: Caroline Norbury
Projects backed/facilitated: “Eight Minutes Idle,” “The Wolfman”

Screen East
The Norfolk-based regional screen agency went bust in September following allegations its finance manager had stolen money from the government-backed agency.”
Government grant: $867,000

Screen South
Location: Folkeston
Areas covered: Kent, Oxfordshire, East and West Sussex and Hampshire
Government grant: $706,600
CEO: Jo Nolan
Projects funded/facilitated: “Chalet Girl,” “Robin Hood”

*For the financial year ending March 31, the U.K. Film Council administered some £7.7 million ($12.6 million) of grant-in-aid funding and lottery funding to regional screen agencies.

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