Category: UK Film industry

How do Films make money?

When looking at how Films make money it’s important to consider all the different revenue streams that may arise from a film’s production. However, there is always one common denominator when it comes to generating revenue and that’s the consumer.  Revenue can come from a number of avenues, including buying a ticket to the cinema,…
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The evolution of the UK film industry

The evolution of the UK film industry You don’t have to cross the Atlantic to find a thriving movie scene. The UK film industry contributes around £6 billion a year to the national economy, and the industry has tripled in size since 2014 without signs of slowing down. This is partially due to big budget…
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Film Distribution Explained | Films4U

How does film distribution work? Film distribution can be a confusing topic for many new film investors. Learning about the ways your film will be distributed can help you best understand where your film investment is going. First, let’s start with a definition of film distribution. The process of film distribution refers to the launching…
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Film Investor Perks

Investing in film can be a rewarding and exciting field to invest in. Becoming a film investor brings a set of perks very different from other forms of investment. From film credits to possible 200% returns, the perks are wide ranging and different for each film.  As discussed in our earlier article there are both…
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UK Film Financing Explained

Are you looking at financing a film but not sure how the process works? Investing in film can be a rewarding and profitable investment. Although there are risks, the payout can be much higher than other forms of investment. The UK film industry is booming at the moment. In 2018, UK cinema admissions rose to…
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Film genres that make the most money

It’s hard to think of anything as glitzy and glamorous as the film industry; generating millions of pounds every year, movies are big business. However, a film’s potential to become a cinematic cash-cow depends on a number of factors, including its genre. Wondering which film genres generate the biggest bucks? Luckily we’ve created this nifty…
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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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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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UK Government announces £500M scheme to boost film and TV production

The funding is to help film and TV producers who have been struggling to get insurance due to the Covid-19 outbreak The British film and television industry has taken a drastic hit during the Covid-19 pandemic, with production unable to be carried out, first due to quarantine measures and now an inability to get insurance. …
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What you need to know about the UK film industry

Aside from our breathtaking countryside, abundance of pubs, and love of a good cup of tea, the UK has gained quite the reputation for its thriving film industry. The UK has a long, successful cinematic history and has benefited from a staggering amount of British talent that has emerged throughout the course of film’s existence.…
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