16 years after the first Government announcement of a National Film Policy, a serious attempt at creating one is finally underway. Malcolm Scerri-Ferrante writes about how the financial incentives for foreign producers and the engagement of local crews may be affected by new policies.
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The Netherlands Film Production Incentive, which was established to provide a financial incentive for productions shooting on location in the country, will be extended for the 2017-2020 funding cycle.
After announcing late last year that a film incentive programme was in the works, Greece’s Ministry for Digital Policy has confirmed a 25% cash rebate with online applications to be taken from April 16th.
The topics of sustainability and manmade climate change have become commonplace in the discourse of business, politics and general everyday life, and our industry is no exception. We also know that independent production companies alone produce over 20,000 hours of TV in the UK every year! Now that’s a big impact.
The Indian state of Assam has unveiled a new tourism policy which includes a dedicated film incentive programme. Designed to stimulate the local production industry and attract producers from abroad, the incentive can cover up to 45% of your expenditure within the state.
MK Michael Oren, Israel’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Policy, has announced a three-part plan to expand the country’s production profile and entice more foreign productions to shoot on location.
Cannes Lions 2017: Transparency in advertising dominates debate at the 12th annual World Producers Summit
Hosted by AICP, APA and CFP-E, the World Producers Summit marked its 12th year of operation on Wednesday, taking over the Vegaluna Beach at the Cannes Lions Festival to discuss recent issues affecting the advertising industry.
India is an astounding, ever-changing, chaotic melting pot of ideas, religions, landscapes and history that contribute to its mind-boggling diversity. Perhaps this is why so many creative minds have been attracted to the sub-continent over the years?
Why is the UK’s production industry going from strength to strength in the face of economic uncertainty? TLG spoke to industry experts to find out
According to the Office for National Statistics, the UK’s production industry grew by 16.4% in 2016’s third quarter despite economic uncertainty brought about by the EU referendum. This was notably higher than any other services sector in the country during the same period. As fantastic as this statistic is, it won’t be particularly surprising to […]