I constantly read ‘the sky is falling’ type articles about film. So this one from Televisual makes a nice change.
It seems that production in the UK is up. And not just a smidge. The spend in 2014 was up 35% over 2013. Drawn in by the allure of the UK’s tax credit scheme, investors and production companies alike seem to be reaping the benefits. Of course, it’s not all rosy for independents: 85% of that many was spent across only 36 big international co-productions.
If you’re into the numbers, and want a further breakdown on who spent what and where then I recommend the article below.