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Record breaking year for UK film on global stage

Record breaking year for UK film on global stage

Written by David Lewis on May 22, 2009. Posted in Production News

British films took over USD4 billion in box office takings worldwide in 2008, reflecting a remarkable year for the industry. The record breaking result gave the UK 15% of the global market share, up from 12% in 2007 – further evidence of the UK film industry's global reach, as well as the strength of its contribution to the domestic economy.

Stink signs BAFTA winner

Stink signs BAFTA winner

Written by David Lewis on Feb 12, 2009. Posted in Production News

Production company Stink has signed director James Marsh just days after his BAFTA win. Marsh's look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit, Man On Wire, took the award for best British Film at this year's event on Sunday and has also been nominated for an Oscar.

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