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Pinewood Studios receive green light for expansion

Thursday June 19 2014

Pinewood Studios receive green light for expansion The British Film Commission welcomes today’s announcement that Government has granted planning permission for a £200m expansion of Pinewood Studios. The announcement, which comes at a particularly busy time for the UK film …

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Maleficent demonstrates UK’s world-class film infrastructure

Wednesday May 28 2014

News Maleficent demonstrates UK’s world-class film infrastructure Today sees the release of Disney’s immersive fantasy feature Maleficent, a retelling of Sleeping Beauty shown from the perspective of the mysterious title character, played by Angelina Jolie. Along with Jolie, the film …

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BFC celebrates UK film industry at Cannes

Thursday May 22 2014

BFC celebrates UK film industry at Cannes The influence of the UK’s film industry on global production has been highlighted by a series of events from the British Film Commission at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. On Sunday evening, …

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High End UK drama celebrated at TV BAFTAs 2014

Monday May 19 2014

High End UK drama celebrated at TV BAFTAs 2014 The strength of UK television production was highlighted at last night’s Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2014, with Broadchurch, Southcliffe and Doctor Who all triumphing. Broadchurch was the night’s biggest winner, …

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The BFC is hiring!

Production Support Officer – British Film Commission Closing date for applications: Monday 28th April 2014, 12pm Salary: £26,000 – 30,000 Based at Film London, the British Film Commission (BFC) is funded by the BFI and UKTI to maximise feature film …

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Chancellor confirms boost for UK film tax relief

Thursday March 20 2014

News Chancellor confirms boost for UK film tax relief 20 March 2014 Enhancements to the UK’s Film Tax relief were confirmed yesterday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Budget speech. The enhancements, which will take effect …

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Brits win big at 86th Academy Awards

Monday March 3 2014

News Brits win big at 86th Academy Awards 3 March 2014 The UK’s ever-more pivotal role in international production was highlighted last night by the resounding success of British films and talent at the 86th Academy Awards, held at the …

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