Pinewood Shepperton studios has announced its revenues are up 37% in the first half of this year to £26.1 million ($43.1 million), compared with $31.3 million in the same period of last year.
Blighty's Pinewood Shepperton Studios is ramping up support for smaller-budget Brit pics, and has pledged to invest up to 20% equity in up to four films a year.
Pinewood Shepperton, the U.K. film and TV studios, posted an operating profit of £7.7 million, ($11.7 million), down 8.3% on 2008, in its annual results for last year.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
Pinewood Studios has been sold for £62 million ($99 million) to a consortium headed by former Channel 4 chief exec Michael Grade.