With new U.K. tax relief for high-end TV and animation approved by the European Commission last week, London mayor Boris Johnson has announced $3 million in new investment in film and media agency…
Uk Film Production
Spending on film production in Blighty dropped 29% in 2012 as inward investment fell, however spend on local productions and co-productions was up, according to a British Film Institute report…
The U.K. film industry contributed more than £4.6 billion ($7.5 billion) to the U.K.'s gross domestic product and over $2.1 billion in tax revenue in 2011, according to an independent report…
LONDON -- The British film industry pulled in record levels of inward investment for the U.K. economy in 2011 while box office takings topped £1 billion ($1.55 billion) for the first time, according…
Blighty's government is extending the country's 25% film tax credit until the end of 2015.
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
Icon Group U.K., owned by Access Industries, and The Weinstein Company are launching a film finance-production fund that could reach up to $100 million in worth over its initial two years.
Local film production in Blighty continues to suffer, with a year-on-year decline in volume and value of indigenous features, down 20% and 26% respectively, according to new stats from the U.K. Film…