Advanced Television


UK screen industries’ anti-bullying initiatives

UK screen industry bodies BFI and BAFTA have revealed the next stage of what they claim is ground-breaking work to tackle bullying, harassment and racism in the workplace with a new employer Action List for the film and television industry, as The Film and TV Charity launches new services, providing immediate support for workers. The […]

March 17, 2021

BFI: “Positive outlook for UK film and TV production”

Official figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit reveal strong signs of economic recovery in UK film and high-end TV (HETV) production following months of suspended filming in the wake of the pandemic. The final three months have recorded a £1.19 billion spend in the final quarter of 2020, the second highest spend […]

February 4, 2021

BBC, BFI host British film season

BBC Film and the BFI have announced a new season of British films, beginning on BBC Two on October 24th with Daniel Kokotajlo’s Bafta-nominated Apostasy. ‘British Film Premiere: New Films from New Voices’ will present a new premiere every Saturday night through to December, celebrating a new wave of British filmmakers. Each film will be […]

October 22, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Mentors revealed for 2020 ‘BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew’ support programme

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and BFI have today announced the six industry mentors who will provide a year-long mentorship to the BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew 2020 mentees. Now in its sixth year, BFI Flare x BAFTA Crew is a partnership between BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, BAFTA and […]

October 12, 2020

Report: UK creatives face £74bn pandemic hit

The Creative Industries Federation has warned of a ‘cultural catastrophe’ as research from Oxford Economics reveals that the UK’s creative industries are on the brink of devastation. The UK’s creative sector was previously growing at five times the rate of the wider economy, employing over 2 million people and contributing £111.7 billion (€125bn) to the […]

June 17, 2020