The UK was confirmed as one of the world's major hubs for film and television production when the BFI released its annual UK production statistics today. The numbers show that together the two industries generated over £1 billion of inward investment last year.
Date posted: 30.01.2014
Are you frustrated by the lack of cinema provision in your area? Do you know of an underserved community that you could reach through film events? Got a good idea for local movie magic? Whether an established exhibitor or first time organiser, Film London's Community Screen Scheme could help you turn your plans into reality.
Date posted: 29.01.2014
A key event in any moving image artist’s calendar, the Rotterdam Film Festival opens today with a strong showing of film-makers supported by Film London’s Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN). Sebastian Buerkner's The Chimera of M, produced through FLAMIN Productions, is up for a coveted Tiger Award, and seven other alumni showcase new work at the Festival.
Date posted: 22.01.2014
If the reaction to Lilting’s premiere is anything to go by, Film London Microwave’s eighth production is set for great critical acclaim. Reviewers packed the cinema last night to watch the film as it opened the World Cinema Dramatic competition at the internationally renowned Sundance Film Festival, and left full of positive reviews.
Date posted: 17.01.2014
Films selected for this year’s Sundance Film Festival illuminate the myriad ways in which Film London supports and promotes talent – from production funds, training on pitching for finance, to creating tailored distribution plans.
Date posted: 15.01.2014
Film London supported talent makes a splash in the nominations for this year’s EE BAFTA Awards, while Gravity leads the pack with 11 nominations, having spent three years being finely crafted in Soho studios.
Date posted: 08.01.2014
As EuroScreen reveals the economic potential of screen tourism through its Baseline Study and case studies, Film London indentifies seasonal specials such as Downton Abbey and Sherlock which could better benefit the capital's tourism industry.
Date posted: 02.01.2014
Our location of the month is the Debating Chamber in County Hall, featured in Sherlock. Nearly 10 million people tuned in on New Year's Day to watch Sherlock return to the small screen. Alongside the dramatic reunion of Sherlock with John Watson, viewers got to see London in all its glory at locations across the city.
Date posted: 01.01.2014