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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With expert teams in the UK and US, The British Film Commission is available to respond to queries 24 hours a day.


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+44 (0)20 7613 7675
The Arts Building
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United Kingdom

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Los Angeles CA 90067

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News and press

Latest news

Thursday March 19 2020

British Film Commission Issues COVID-19 Statement and Call for Action

The British Film Commission, together with the BFI and its industry stakeholders, is working to address the challenges faced by the inward investment screen sector and mitigate against the impact of COVID-19 Read more

Thursday March 12 2020

Budget 2020: British Film Commission receives £4.8 million boost

The Budget allocates £4.8 million to expand the work of the British Film Commission to promote the UK as a destination of choice for studio space investment
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Thursday January 30 2020

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Record-breaking year for international High End TV Production in the UK

Record-breaking figures released today highlight the ongoing strength and creativity of the UK’s screen industries, with inward investment spend from major international productions topping £3.04 billion. Read more

Monday January 13 2020


We are very proud to announce the new British Film Commission 2020 showreel!

The new BFC 2020 showreel is now available on our site, featuring some of the internationally renown projects which have been proudly made in the UK! Read more

Wednesday October 2 2019


British Film Commission Launches Digital UK in Focus!

We’re delighted to announce that the British Film Commission (BFC) has teamed up with Screen International to launch the new, digitised UK in Focus microsite Read more

Thursday September 5 2019

Aladdin @Disney 2019

The BFC is hiring!

The British Film Commission are looking to hire a 'Business Development Coordinator' and 'Research and Communications Assistant'. Read more

Thursday March 21 2019

Brexit: Answering questions from the screen sectors

Concise answers to the key questions the screen industries have on Brexit Read more

Tuesday February 26 2019

Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody (Twentieth Century Fox)

UK talent triumphs at the 91st Academy Awards

The 91st Academy Awards took place this Sunday evening, celebrating the artistic and technical merit of the film industry, and the British Film Commission was thrilled to see a wealth of British talent taking home awards, for their accomplishments both on screen and off screen. Read more

Wednesday February 6 2019

Marvel Studios' AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR..Thanos (Josh Brolin)..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2018

BFI Statistics for 2018 Show New High for UK cinema Admissions and Second Highest Spend on Record for Film and High-end TV in the UK

UK independent film sector also buoyant with higher production spend and bigger audience share
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Thursday November 15 2018

UK in Focus 2

British Film Commission Launches Third Edition of UK in Focus Magazine

British Film Commission Launches Third Edition of UK in Focus Magazine Read more

Wednesday October 10 2018

Star Wars: The Last Jedi..Rey (Daisy Ridley)..Photo: Lucasfilm Ltd. ..© 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

New Screen Sector Report shows UK Tax Reliefs fuel unprecedented levels of UK production

UK production spend worth £7.9b in a single year, the highest ever recorded
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Tuesday May 22 2018

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'Maximising International Incentives' panel at the UK Film Centre, Cannes 2018

British Film Commission at the Cannes International Film Festival 2018

The British Film Commission (BFC) represented at the annual Cannes International Film Festival in its role supporting and promoting the UK film and television industry. Read more

Thursday February 1 2018

The Crown © Robert Viglasky / Netflix

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

T2: Trainspotting 2 © 2017 TriStar Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2017) © Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

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

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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