BFI film statistics for 2013

Today the BFI released their annual statistics report on the UK Film industry in 2013 and as always it is an interesting read.

The main headlines are:

? Investment in UK film production rises by 14% to reach ?1.075 billion, boosted by investment from international films

? New tax reliefs start to impact within 9 months, delivering over ?276 million in production spend across high-end television and animation programmes

? UK cinemas take more than ?1 billion at box office for the third consecutive year

? UK market share of box office was 21%, led by Les Mis?rables which grossed ?41 million

? Philomena was the biggest grossing UK independent film of 2013, taking almost ?11 million

For the full report head to the BFI’s website.


Claire Gerrard

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