The British Film Commission (BFC) is the national agency with a remit to maximise and support the production of international feature film and television in the UK.

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News and press

Latest news

The Crown © Robert Viglasky / Netflix

Thursday February 1 2018

Record breaking year for international film and TV production in the UK

Record-breaking figures released today highlight the strength and creativity of the UK’s film and high-end TV industries, with inward investment spend from major international productions topping £2.37 billion ($3.35 billion). Read more

Friday October 21 2016

The Martian (2015)

British Film Commission flies the flag for UK talent at home and abroad

This year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) spotlighted just under 40 UK films heralding another strong year for the UK industry. Read more

Monday May 16 2016

Game of Thrones (2015)

British Film Commission launches inaugural ‘UK in Focus’ magazine

In partnership with MBI publications Screen and Broadcast, the British Film Commission has launched ‘UK in Focus’, a yearly publication dedicated to UK film and high-end television production, at Cannes Film Festival 2016. Read more

Saturday May 14 2016

Cinderella (2015)

British Film Commission proudly supporting C21’s Drama Summit West in LA

Following Film London’s involvement in C21’s growing, annual International Drama Summit in London, the British Film Commission (BFC) is excited to be an industry partner of Drama Summit West, which is being held at The London Hotel in West Hollywood on Friday May 20th. Read more

Wednesday May 11 2016

Bridget Jones Baby (2016)

BFC promotes the UK at AFCI 2016

The British Film Commission recently had a presence at the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) Locations and Global Finance Show, which took place in Burbank on 21-23 April and was attended by over 2,600 people. Read more

Friday March 18 2016

The Silent Valley
The Silent Valley is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Park is surrounded with breathtaking countryside, to the east Craggy Binnian, to the west the Cliffs of Slievenag Lough, and to the north Doon and Ben Crom.

US Film and Television Executives Explore the Northern Powerhouse

The British Film Commission (BFC), supported by UKTI’s Northern Powerhouse Fund, brought six key decision-makers from the North American film and television industry to the north of England this week for an overview of the region’s key crew, talent, facilities, studios and locations. The initiative forms part of the BFC’s ongoing mission to encourage inward investment, boost employment and cement the UK’s status as the lead destination for world-class film and television production. Read more

Tuesday March 1 2016

Cinderella (2015)

UK film industry triumphs at 88th Academy Awards

The UK film industry is celebrated in style as Brits once again claimed success across the board at the 88th Academy Awards. Read more

Thursday January 28 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

High-end TV production in the UK soars as film production tops £1bn for second year

The British Film Commission welcomes figures published today by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit, which reveal that inward investment film production spend for the UK has topped £1bn for the second consecutive year – the first time it has done so since records began. The figures also show a huge 20% leap for high-end television inward investment and co-productions. Read more