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Labour Party calls for inclusion riders to be required for UK film tax relief

“Bringing inclusion riders from Hollywood to HMRC could put a rocket booster under the industry.”

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European cinema organisations call for "ambitious" Creative Europe budget

Statement urges increased support for distribution and development schemes.

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Irish Film Board to receive €200m funding boost over 10 years

The IFB to be renamed Screen Ireland and have a renewed emphasis on high-end TV.

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MIPTV: Blockchain in entertainment sector is 'here to stay', say experts

Early adopters believe tech will enable creators to connect directly with potential consumers and fans.

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Greece announces major new cash rebate for film, TV production

Scheme worth €450m over the next six years.

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Copenhagen Film Fund makes first documentary investment (exclusive)

Fund backs Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s animated documentary Flee.

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UK government unveils £150m creative industries 'sector deal'

Culture secretary unveils plan to boost creative industries.

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UK screen sectors received £300m EU funding in the last decade, BFI study finds

Funding gap could potentially emerge post-Brexit in March 2019

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Eurimages backs projects from Mia Hansen-Løve, 'Rams' director

€5m funding is shared between 17 fiction, 2 animation and 1 documentary films.

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Lisa Marie Russo to head £1m BFI Doc Society Fund (exclusive)

The Spirit of ’45 to oversee grants as Doc Society’s film fund executive.

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UK, Belarus, Ukraine projects win at Prague's East Doc Platform

Main prize goes to Estonian Marianna Kaat’s The Last Relic.


Ffilm Cymru Wales' development fund backs five features

Projects include a new feature from the director of The Passing and Hinterland.

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George RR Martin series 'Nightflyers' receives Irish Film Board Funding

Other recipients include Rosie, written by Roddy Doyle and Pat Collins’ Folkland.

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Creative England chief marketing and strategy officer to depart (exclusive)

Executive was responsible for business development and corporate strategy.


The BFI’s seven biggest distribution awards of 2017

From foreign language hits to gritty UK drama, Screen charts the BFI’s biggest grants in 2017.


Merzak Allouache, Dominga Sotomayor win Doha Film Institute funding

A total of 35 projects supported in latest funding round.

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Creative Skillset wins £19m National Lottery tender

Skillset will deliver the majority of the BFI’s Future Film Skills programme.

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BFI announces partner for £1m-per-year documentary fund

Organisation, formerly known as BRITDOC, will help deliver National Lottery funding to UK filmmakers.