Month: August 2020

What is a knowledge-intensive EIS fund?

In November 2016, the government made an announcement that they would be reviewing Patient Capital as HM Treasury wanted to facilitate greater access and increase the supply of long term capital to innovative companies in the UK. The hope was that the review would allow increased assistance to growing companies in need of financial backing.…
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Is the UK Film industry growing?

At Films4U we keep a constant finger on the pulse of the UK film industry to ensure that we maintain our record of never losing money on a film. We share our in-depth knowledge of the industry so you can make an informed decision about whether investing in film is right for you. The UK…
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What are the benefits of EIS?

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is a well-established UK government scheme that offers generous tax reliefs to those investing in young, higher risk qualifying companies. It is one of four venture capital schemes established by the UK government to help small or medium-sized companies and social enterprises. The scheme helps to provide companies with the…
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Will cinemas survive Covid-19?

Cinemas can now open at limited capacity – but is it enough? Disney’s Mulan, one of 2020’s most anticipated blockbusters, will now skip the cinema entirely and go straight to the Disney+ streaming service. No search for your seat number in the dark, or the smell of popcorn wafting through the air as the lights…
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Camera Assistant

Camera Assistant Job Ref: 2006456 Salary: Competitive Contact: careers@films-4u.co.uk Job Type: Content Production About the role As a Films4U Camera Assitant you will Provide support to a highly skilled camera team.  Under supervision you will be required to work on the rigging, de-rigging and preparation of electronic cameras and equipment including line-up and checking equipment…
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Script Writer

Script Producer Job Ref: 200678 Salary: Competitive Contact: careers@films-4u.co.uk Job Type: Content Production About the role As a script producer you will be responsible for creating a script structure and story from pre-production through to production and support the edits teams’ delivery. Films4U are looking for someone who can demonstrate experience of leading and developing…
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What are the best investment companies in the UK?

Deciding on where to invest your money is a difficult choice, so choosing a good investment company is paramount. Look at their background, specialities and previous performance; you want to match that with what you’re hoping to achieve with your investment.  If you’re thinking of investing in film, then Films4U has a combined experience of…
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A beginner’s guide to investing

Watching movies is one of the world’s favourite pastimes. It can be thrilling, educational and is one of the best ways to temporarily escape the mundane. Due to this, investment in film could be one of the most exhilarating (and savvy) ways to make money – see the evidence for yourself in this Forbes article…
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How to invest in film

Investing in film can be a daunting endeavour. The glitz and glam of the big screen have long cemented film as a particularly alluring industry, but many are hesitant to invest in this potentially lucrative area.  There is a general conception that investing in film is always a risky business, with investors feeling intimidated if…
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What are the benefits and risks of investment?

The world of investments is extensive, and trying to know everything there is to know about investments can get very complicated very fast.  Nevertheless, it is useful to get an idea of some key benefits and risks of investments so you can start investing with a complete understanding of what could go well – and…
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