The United Kingdom Offers Up US$713 Million For Film And TV Production
The United Kingdom government has announced that it is launching a scheme that will further boost its film and TV production sector with a funding pot valued to the tune of US$713 million.
According to the UK's culture secretary Mr Oliver Dowde, the funding will be available to all production houses as long as a minimum of 50% of its production budget is spent in the United Kingdom.
The UK's authorities said in a statement: "From award-winning dramas to iconic comedies and revered documentaries... today's announcement means more clapperboards snapping into action in studios across Belfast, Glasgow, Cardiff, Watford and many more. We are pleased that we can give them this jump-start to get the cameras rolling again on this £12bn industry."
On a related matter, Britain has an endorsed, formally, the comprehensive guidelines for the restart of productions and camera shoots which was put on hold since the lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.