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What does it
mean to be
 British?
What is British film?
• For a film to be a British film it has to
  include at least three things out of this list;
• Has ...
British films
British films are unique in their own
right. Their aim is to convey a sense
of normality to the audience. That
there is no...
Film four
Film four is an independent film company
part of channel four. They have a channel
on TV where they show a daily...
Film Four
Film four also make
their own films. Film four
productions is the
feature film
commissioning
department of chann...
Working Title films
Working title is a British film production company
 based in London. they work by creating feature
fil...
BBC Films
 BBC Films are apart of
 the BBC family. They
 make about 8 films a
 year and work with
 major international and...
“BBC Films aims to make strong British films
  with range and ambition. We are
  committed to finding and developing new
 ...
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  1. 1. What does it mean to be British?
  2. 2. What is British film? • For a film to be a British film it has to include at least three things out of this list; • Has a British producer • British production team • British director • British cast • Subject matter informs British experience • British identity
  3. 3. British films
  4. 4. British films are unique in their own right. Their aim is to convey a sense of normality to the audience. That there is not always a happy ending. They are not worried about appearances or excessive special effects, they concentrate on getting the message of the story across to the audience. Films like „This is England‟ and „Trainspotting‟ focused on modern problems of British society. In „This is England‟ they focused on racism in our culturally diverse country and how it affects people. „Trainspotting‟ deals with the issue of heroin addicts in Glasgow. These are hard subjects to talk about and the good thing about British film is that they are not afraid to push the boundaries and explore these hard hitting real subjects.
  5. 5. Film four Film four is an independent film company part of channel four. They have a channel on TV where they show a daily line-up of great choices of films. They showcase different titles including, best of British film- making, US independent films, Hollywood blockbusters, mainstream drama and comedy, foreign films and cult cinema. They also include special features and in- depth interviews and exclusive programming.
  6. 6. Film Four Film four also make their own films. Film four productions is the feature film commissioning department of channel four. They are responsible for working with Shane Medows to create „This is England‟ and also „Slumdog Millionaire‟
  7. 7. Working Title films Working title is a British film production company based in London. they work by creating feature films and television programmes. They are responsible for producing the films, „Four weddings and a funeral‟, „Shaun of the dead‟ and „Bridget Jones‟ diary.‟
  8. 8. BBC Films BBC Films are apart of the BBC family. They make about 8 films a year and work with major international and UK distributors. They are responsible for creating films like, Nativity, the Duchess, Billy Elliot and Street Dance.
  9. 9. “BBC Films aims to make strong British films with range and ambition. We are committed to finding and developing new talent, as well as collaborating with some of the foremost writers and directors in the industry.” From http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms/about/
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