What is the future for events?
January 19, 2021 | Uncategorized
90% of event professionals are out of work. There are so many freelancers, that furlough was never an option. The event industry brings in millions to the UK. Some people have retrained, some are delivery drivers for supermarkets, some are using their HGV licence to drive trucks long haul. Some have adapted into the …
A £500 Million insurance fund for productions has been greenlit
October 21, 2020 | Uncategorized
A £500m Film and TV Production Restart Scheme has officially been greenlit in collaboration and approval from the EU. Productions can apply to receive compensation for coronavirus-related losses including past present or future filming delays caused by staff or crew issues and could include support for well over 40,000 applicants. After months of campaigning, and …
New COVID-19 Rules and the Impact on U.K. Production
September 23, 2020 | Movie News
An increase in COVID-19 cases has threatened the progress made in the film and TV industry this last quarter. The latest government restrictions will have less impact on the production studios sectors, for now. The industry had been awaiting news of stricter measures, so the new restrictions and guidelines have come as a relief to …
Amazon donates £1.5m to UK Film, TV, theatre funds
August 13, 2020 | Charity
Amazon Prime Video is donating £1.5 million to the new Film and TV Charity’s COVID-19 Response and the Theatre Community Fund, established by Olivia Colman, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Francesca Moody.
UK Government Announces New £500 Million Scheme
July 28, 2020 | Charity
Culture Secretary announces £500 million scheme to kick-start film and television production.