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Cannes: Charlie Chaplin Doc, Directorial Debut From ‘I May Destroy You’ Star Among BFI’s “Great8”

A romantic comedy from one of the co-stars of I May Destroy You and a documentary shedding new light on the life, times and genius of Charlie Chaplin are among this year’s “Great8” showcase…

How the U.K. Global Screen Fund Will Strengthen British Producers’ Hands Overseas

The U.K. film industry had many reasons to celebrate throughout this year’s awards season, with plenty of recognition for British talent in front of and behind the camera. One of the standout…

Sony Pictures TV Launches Diversity Fund for Production Talent, Starting in U.K.

SPT will work with international production companies — including 'Sex Education' producer Eleven Films — to identify, develop and champion talent from underrepresented…

Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen and Christopher Nolan Pay Tribute as BFI Creative Director Heather Stewart Steps Down

She has been at the British Film Institute for 30 years, helping transform the BFI National Archive into a world-leading film preservation facility.

BFI, U.K. Government Officially Launch Global Screen Fund Pilot

Partially a replacement for European funding the U.K. lost access to due to Brexit, the $9.7 million initiative is aimed at boosting Britain's indie film, TV and video games sector internationally.

British Film Institute Names Mia Bays BFI Film Fund Director

Bays steps into one of the most influential roles in U.K. film, overseeing a fund worth approximately $42 million annually.

U.K. Film Charity Set Up to Challenge Muslim Stereotypes on Screen

Founded by Brit producer and actor Sajid Varda, U.K. Muslim Film aims to be a port of call for authentic Muslim representation.

Vue CEO Tim Richards Named British Film Institute Chair

He takes over from former Warner Bros. U.K. boss Josh Berger, who stepped down in November.

U.K.’s National Film and TV School Teams With BFI on Diversity Program

The famed school is widening access to its existing courses and supporting applicants from under-represented groups with bursaries and scholarships.

U.K. Film, TV Spend Falls Just 21 Percent in 2020 Despite COVID Shutdown

End on a positive high following months of shutdown, the final quarter generated a spend of $1.6 billion, the second-biggest quarter on record.

‘Saint Maud’ Director Rose Glass On Her Buzzy A24 Horror, Piggybacking Bond and (Briefly) Beating ‘Tenet’

The debut director's critically-lauded psychological horror — already an indie awards season darling in the U.K. — is now finally out in the U.S. after multiple pandemic delays.

U.K. Unveils Global Screen Fund to Partially Replace EU Money After Brexit

The British government has formally unveiled the creation of a $9.4 million Global Screen Fund aimed at partially replacing EU funding after Brexit.