Production


BFI: Tax credits spur record levels of TV production spend

High-end tax credits for the UK’s television sector generated a record spend of £896.7 million in 2016, marking a doubling of local production over four years, according to a new report by The British Film Institute. The BFI report has shown that an estimated £632 million in tax relief seeded £3.2 billion in direct production […]

Pact: UK production sector sees highest ever growth

The UK’s production sector has seen financial growth rise to £2.7 billion, its “highest ever growth” largely due to international sales, according to this year’s Pact Census. Pact’s 2018 Census, which looks at the UK’s production activity across 2017, has revealed that total sector revenues increased from £2.59 billion in 2016 to £2.74 billion in […]

A+E Networks eyes ‘meaningful presence’ in South Korea

A+E Networks is looking to grow its presence in South Korea, launching History and Lifetime in the region as well as setting out further production and distribution goals. A+E execs announced that the launch of A+E channels History and Lifetime in South Korea today and described intentions to invest further in the region through local […]

YouTube to launch production office

Google-owned video website YouTube is to launch a new production office in New York next year. YouTube Space New York’s opening in 2014 will join YouTube production bases in London, LA and Tokyo. The announcement came during a keynote address at annual online production confab VidCon. YouTube revealed it would allow any channel with more […]