As expected, 2005 wasn't abanner year for
During 2005, the
Most damagingly, inward investment from Hollywoodfell to £312.01m ($551.3m) (43% lower than 2004's £548.49m ($969.3m) )Hollywood productions shooting in the UK in 2005 included The Da Vinci Code, V for Vendetta, and Basic Instinct 2.
If there is a silver lining to the numbers, it's thatindigenous UK production spending rose 36% to £159.84m ( $282.48m) in 37 films (upfrom 2004's 27 films). British films shot in 2005 include Anthony Minghella's Breaking and Entering, Richard Eyre's Noteson a Scandal, and Geoffrey Sax's Stormbreaker.
Local films performed well theatrically during 2005,taking 34% of
"2005 was always going to be a tough year forproduction in the
He said that the