Films Blitz Attack on the block Inbetweeners Harry Potter We need to talk about Kevin Anuvahood Jane Eyre
Actors/Actresses Colin Firth Keira Knightley Rob Pattinson Daniel Radcliffe Emily Blunt Jo Brand (horrid henry) Rowan Atkinson Orlando Bloom Simon Pegg
Inventions 3D films became more widespread, allowing viewers to become more involved. Eg: Harry Potter
The future 3d 4d iPad Downloading films – itunes, lovefilm etc
Production Companies + Movie Studios Momentum Pictures (distributor)Pinewood StudiosFilm 4PathéSyncopyTo be a british film, the film has to contain a certain amount ofbritish features eg. Director, location, actors and storyline
UK Film CouncilThe UKFC is faced with abolition and the public film-funding model will almostcertainly have to be redesigned “Many producers and directors are delighted that it’s finally been axed, wrote Taking Liberties producer/director Chris Atkins in the Times, claiming that the UKFC “represented the worst form of New Labour wastage”.The UKFC is an invention of the National Lottery era. It invested £67 million into79 features and £1.4 million into 49 short films. It also invested £95 million inthe three UK production franchises awarded to DNA, Pathé and the FilmConsortium in May 1997.The truth is that in 2010, over half of independent production companies areloss-making.“What has not happened in the last ten years is that we haven’t seen theemergence of commercially sustainable UK film production companies.”
Boom time? Recession? The UK is in a recession, meaning the film industry is suffering.
Target Audience Some films are aimed at British people others are aimed at international people. Kings Speech – British people because they’d be interested in the history and story behind it