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.
Pinewood Studios has been sold for £62 million ($99 million) to a consortium headed by former Channel 4 chief exec Michael Grade.
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Domestic Film DAILY
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Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%