The British Film Institute will invest nearly £500 million ($807 million) in U.K. film over the next five years it revealed today as it launched "Film Forever: Supporting U.K. Film 2012-2017."
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VANCOUVER -- Canada's CineCoup wants to change how films are packaged, marketed, financed and distributed.
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European funding may get easier for big U.S. productions.
The appointment of Ben Roberts as director of the BFI Film Fund has raised hopes among U.K. sales agents that policymakers have finally recognized the vital contribution of their sector to British…
The British Film Institute has finally revealed how it plans to spend its estimated lottery budget of £285 million ($458 million) over the next five years, with $165 million earmarked for production…
LONDON -- Blighty's broadcasters -- specifically satcaster BSkyB and commercial broadcaster ITV -- were called to invest more coin in local movies while indie producers should be able to recoup more…
Inward investment into U.K. film production hit a record £669.6 million ($1.14 billion) in the first half of 2011, even though the number of movies shooting fell to a new low.
Other orgs inherit the Film Council's work as Blighty retains the system of tax breaks and does away with caps