Barry Jenkins’s drama about a young African-American coming to terms with his homosexuality has beaten the predicted frontrunner, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, to receive Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards.
The nominations for the 4th annual Location Managers Guild International Awards have been announced. The ceremony will take place, April 8th at the Steven J. Ross Theatre, located at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.
London Mayor, Sadiq Khan has announced that a task force consisting of BBP Regeneration, SQW and Professor Richard Miller of the University of Hertfordshire will investigate the economic feasibility of constructing a film studio in Dagenham.
Filming for the upcoming Han Solo spin-off has begun at Pinewood Studios in London. The yet-to-be titled film will be the second entry in the Star Wars anthology series, after Gareth Edwards’s Rogue One.
The UK production industry saw its most successful year ever in 2016, taking in a total of GBP1.6 billion. Of the total spend, GBP1.35 billion was sourced from feature films while television productions brought in GBP478 million.