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Interviews 10 JUL 2023

Paloma Baeza: “Frida Kahlo’s story translates brilliantly into animation”

10 JUL 2023
The BAFTA Award-winning writer and director Paloma Baeza talks about “Las Dos Fridas,” the forthcoming hand-drawn animated feature from Lupus Films.

Content 3 FEB 2023

UK reached a record £6.27 billion film and TV production spend

3 FEB 2023
The latest official figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit show significant growth in UK film and high-end TV (HETV) production, with record levels of spend contributing to the UK economy and the recovery of the sector.

Events 14 JUN 2022

MIFA 2022: Animation UK teams up with BFI and showcase new shows

14 JUN 2022
The companies are currently based at stand C.19 in the UK Pavilion, beginning 13 June through 17 June.

Content 29 APR 2022

BBC Studios solidifies its position as UK's leading producer and distributor

29 APR 2022
As the British Film Institute announces the “BFI 100 BBC Television Gamechangers” to mark the BBC’s centenary, it confirms BBC Studios as the leading UK media company to produce and distribute content to the rest of the world.

Content 4 FEB 2022

UK spent a record £5.64 billion on film and high-end TV production in 2021

4 FEB 2022
The combined spend by film and high-end television production during 2021 reached £5.64 billion, the highest ever reported, and £1.27 billion higher than for the pre-pandemic year 2019, BFI revealed.