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BBC, BFI partner for 2nd season of British film premieres

A partnership between the BBC and BFI will see a new movie premiere every Sunday night on BBC Two, celebrating a wave of British filmmakers who are offering fresh perspectives on UK life and experiences. Each film will be available on BBC iPlayer after its transmission on BBC Two, and most will also be available […]

October 21, 2022

I Love My Dad to be screened at 66th BFI London Film Festival

Plaion Pictures UK has announced that their new comedy, I Love My Dad, will be screening at the 66th BFI London Film Festival. The film will screen on October 10th at the Prince Charles Cinema with an addtional screening on October 11th at the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Inspired by writer, director, and star James […]

October 3, 2022

BFI launches 10-year industry vision

BFI chair Tim Richards and chief executive Ben Roberts have published Screen Culture 2033, the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image’s new 10-year strategy signalling a fresh approach to benefitting the public and industry through to its landmark centenary in 2033. This new vision sets out how the BFI will transform access […]

September 23, 2022

Into Film Awards 2022 winners announced

Education charity Into Film has announced the winners of its Into Film Awards at a star-studded ceremony in ODEON Luxe Leicester Square, London. Hosted by broadcaster and comedian, Sue Perkins, the event featured celebrity presenters including Lashana Lynch, Eddie Redmayne, Morfydd Clark, Jack Lowden, Tom Ellis, Joanne Froggatt, Stacey Dooley, Michael Ajao, Anson Boon, Aliyah […]

June 28, 2022

Forecast: UK production set for boom

Film and high-end television production in the UK could be worth £7.66 billion (€8.92bn) – up from £5.64 billion – by 2025 and require nearly 21,000 more crew, according to newly-published detailed analysis. The research, which was commissioned by screen industries skills body ScreenSkills, supported by the BFI, awarding National Lottery funding under the Future […]

June 24, 2022

Into Film Awards noms announced ahead of June 28 ceremony

After an hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions, education charity, Into Film, has announced this year’s Into Film Awards nominees ahead of the ceremony on June 28th. This year’s film nominations are stronger than ever, showcasing an impressive range of unique stories and filmmaking talent that evidence the unprecedented challenges young people have been through over […]

May 4, 2022

The Film and TV Charity launching The Whole Picture Toolkit

The Film and TV Charity is launching The Whole Picture Toolkit: For Mentally Healthy Productions as part of the next phase of its 12-month behaviour change campaign to redefine working culture in the film and TV industry. To celebrate the launch, the charity has brought together a coalition of industry changemakers – leaders and individuals who worked […]

March 15, 2022

Data: Record £5.6bn production spend in UK

Official figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit show further growth in the economic recovery of UK film and high-end TV (HETV) production in the wake of the pandemic with record levels of spend contributed to the economy. The combined spend by film and high-end television production (HETV) during 2021 reached £5.64 billion […]

February 7, 2022

£50m boost for UK creative sector

UK creative industries businesses will benefit from a £50 million (€60.7m) Government boost to help drive economic growth and level up the country. The investment includes £21 million to help build on the international success of the UK film industry through a three-year UK Global Screen Fund. This follows a successful one-year pilot of the […]

February 1, 2022By Colin Mann

BFI, albert announce Wales to develop production sustainability plan

The BFI and BAFTA albert have announced  that Wales has been selected to put environmental sustainability recommendations for screen production into action in Screen New Deal: Transformation Plan. The initiative is a follow-up to the Screen New Deal report released in 2020, which explored the carbon impact of the film production sector and proposed a […]

February 1, 2022