Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Motion Picture Production industry covers all businesses that produce films in the United Kingdom. These can be anything from big budget feature films to advertising and training films. The industry is characterised by significant volatility in revenue growth, which is largely influenced by the pattern and size of investments in the production of feature films in the United Kingdom. Other factors that can affect the success of industry operators are the exchange rate between the US dollar and the pound, film tax incentives and credit availability. Developments in film production and creative developments worldwide also affect the industry.
Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to expand at a compound annual rate of 21% to £2.8... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Barriers to entry into this industry are generally low for small-scale, independent producers who are able to hire digital filming equipment on their own. There are also no licensing or regulatory requirements applicable directly to small-scale companies. Large-scale producers, on the other hand, require access to large studios and associated facilities, which makes it more difficult to enter the industry at that level. In particular, financing film productions without personnel (such as directors, writers and producers) who have strong credentials is difficult. The huge risk involved in producing and distributing big-budget films means that banks are wary of who they lend to.
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