Books we have developed into films – Brick Lane (Monica Ali), Jane Eyre, Toast, The Other Boleyn Girl (Philippa Gregory) – with Nathalie Portman, Scarlett Johannsen, Tamara Drewe (graphic novel)Toast – in development for 7 yearsBooks need to be bIg sellersJane Eyre – cast followed director once we had attached Cary.
Independent Distributors - Entertainment, Icon, Lionsgate, Momentum, Optimum and PatheFinance Houses - Aquarius, Aramid, CinemaNX, Ingenious Films, Prescience, Limelight, Future FilmsEIS schemesThe major US studios are actively involved in producing films in the UK, often in partnership with UK-based companies (e.g. Warner Bros. and Heyday Films produce the Harry Potter franchise)Talk about Jane Eyre – Focus Negative Pick up
Talk about EIS schemes
Find locations – local screen agencies e.g. TOASTCrewing up70% production based out of LondonCine Guilds (all have online databases): The Movie Crew website is a single portal site which allows productions to to access directories of high quality UK film crew. It is made up of independent craft associations. Line producers & production accountants: The Production Guild of Great Britain .Location managers: The Guild of Location Managers has details of its members available online. Sound technicians: The Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS).Production designers: The British Film Designers Guild has a directory of members with biographies available online.Cinematographers: The British Society of Cinematographers has a list of members and some biographies on its website.Directors: Visit the websites of the Directors Guild of Great Britain or Directors UK.Camera technicians: The Guild of British Camera Technicians’ . Editors: The Guild of British Film & Television Editors .Casting directors: The Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain and Ireland. Crews in the UK are not unionised on the same scale as they are in some countries. Unions in the UK do not generally set rates of pay for feature film production, however individuals may be a member of a union such as BECTU or Equity.Crew v experienced – tax credit attracts studio movies Time periods – JANE EYRE8 weeks pre-production7 weeks shoot – tight for a period film – costume changes 1.5 hours!26 weeks post
Universal is to offer its Facebook Social Cinema app internationally, starting with Johnny English, which will be available for rent in the UK and Australia, as well as the US. The Social Cinema app allows viewers to comment on and share film quotes and scenes and to see comments that friends and Johnny English Facebook fans have made while watching the film.Talk about SEX EDUCATIONNetflix already has a subscriber base of 25 million, making it the leading player in online subscription services. In recent months local UK and European streaming services such as LoveFilm have been busy expanding their offerings.In the US, at a fee of $7.99 a month, members can instantly watch films and TV episodes streamed over the Internet to PCs, Macs and TVs. Devices streaming from Netflix include Microsoft’s Xbox 360, Nintendo’s Wii and Sony’s PS3 consoles; some Blu-ray disc players, Internet-connected TVs, home theatre systems, digital video recorders and Internet video players; Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Apple TV and Google TV.
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FROM SCRIPT TO Sophie Vickers CINEMA HALL November 2011
DEVELOPMENT AND RIGHTS FINDING A SCRIPT/BOOK The big agencies Optioning a book DEVELOPMENT FUNDING Broadcasters BBC Films Film4 Public Funding BFI MEDIA Distributors/First Look deals Optimum, Hopscotch Co-producers ATTACHING CAST/DIRECTOR
FILM FINANCING IN THE UK TAX CREDIT BROADCASTER FUNDING Hybrid - Toast PUBLIC FUNDING SALES AGENT ADVANCE / PRE -SALES POST PRODUCTION FUNDING MUSIC FUNDING
TAX CREDIT Value of UK tax relief For films of £20 million or less, cash rebate of up to 25% of UK qualifying film production expenditure; For films of more than £20 million, cash rebate of up to 20% of UK qualifying film production expenditure; Accessing UK tax relief Tax relief is available for British qualifying films. Films must either pass the Cultural Test or qualify as an official co -production; Films must be intended for theatrical release; Films, including those made under official co-production treaties, must reach a minimum UK spend requirement of 25% ; Tax relief is available on qualifying UK production expenditure up to a maximum of 80% of total qualifying costs.
PRODUCTION PRE-PRODUCTION SHOOT POST PRODUCTION