Best Practice in Screen Sector Development is an extensive analysis of strategies and policies used by governments across the globe to maximise their share of the high-value screen production market.
FOCUS, The Meeting Place for International Production will return to the Business Design Centre in London on 3-4 December 2019. The event remains completely free to attend for industry professionals and registration is now open.
A new report from UK Screen Alliance paints a portrait of diversity and inclusion within the UK’s animation, VFX and post production sectors. Carried out in conjunction with Animation UK and Access VFX, the report reveals distinctions between statistics taken from previous reports on the film & TV industry as a whole.
Planned development by Martini Film Studios could increase Greater Vancouver’s film capacity by up to 15%
Vancouver, one of North America’s busiest filming destinations, currently has two million square feet of film-ready studio space. The planned expansion by Martini Film Studios will raise the sound stage capacity of the region by fifteen percent, providing much needed state-of-the art production infrastructure to the busy region.
With naming rights to the new studio, Lionsgate are the anchor tenant and an investor in the new studio complex. Built by media-focused investment fund Great Point Capital Management, the studio is expected to be up and running by late 2020.
Film London signs MOU with Apulia and Sardinia Film Commissions during Venice International Film Festival
The MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) signed during the 26th venice International Film Festival seeks to recognise and enhance the creative and business links London has with Apulia and Sardinia, and extend and enrich the long term partnerships with both agencies.
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a set of rules to ensure safe, secure and sustainable operation of the equipment.
Leeds city council has announced it will inject GBP1.6 million into a former print works site to turn the space into a TV and film studio complex in what has been called a “game-changing moment” for the city’s production sector.
IAPI (Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland) has unveiled “Ireland. Where Creative is Native”, a new platform looking to raise the profile of the Irish advertising industry domestically and internationally.
Netflix has chosen to base its new UK production hub at Shepperton Studios in Surrey. Comprising of fourteen sound stages, the space will have additional workshops and office space.