UK in Focus - page 3

CONTENTS
UK IN FOCUS
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Foreword
by Sir Ridley Scott
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Made in the UK
A snapshot of forthcoming film and TV projects
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Marvel’s Magical Mystery Tour
Doctor Strange
makes the most
of its south east England locations
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Dressed for Success
The UK costume designers making their mark
across all genres
14
A Different Perspective
Amma Asante on the importance of diversity
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ACrowning Achievement
London’s calling for Netflix show
The Crown
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Visual Pioneers
How UK effects are fuelling productions of all sizes
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Southern Charms
The south west England locations that are at the
heart of Poldark
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Small Screen, Big Success
The global impact of UK television
52
Magic andMood
JA Bayona’s
A Monster Calls
finds inspiration in
north west England
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Behind the Music
The UK facilities and talent creating award-
winning soundtracks
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Fit for a Queen
Game of Thrones
returns to Northern Ireland for
its sixth season
63
Land of Opportunity
An overview of the UK’s ever-expanding
filming spaces
70
Dram Catchers
The remake of
Whisky Galore
takes root in Scotland
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Fantastic Feats
David Yates takes on two of 2016’s biggest
blockbusters
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Flying the Flag
The new UK talent making its mark on the
international industry
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Bang on Trend
TV show
The Collection
found Wales the perfect fit
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Support Network
How the British Film Commission provides
frontline support at every stage of production
BRITISH FILM COMMISSION
Chair, British Film Commission
Iain Smith
Chief Executive of the British Film Commission and Film London
Adrian Wootton
UK OFFICE
Head of Production UK
Samantha Perahia
Executive Assistant to the CEO and Team Coordinator
Sonya Watt
Research and Information
Administrator
Abee McCallum
US OFFICE
Executive Vice President, US Production
Kattie Kotok
Consultant
Jess Conoplia
Executive Assistant
Jennifer Patterson
COMMUNICATIONS
Acting Head of Communications
Darren Kalynuk
Senior Press and Communications Manager
Alex Deller
Marketing and Events Coordinator
Arthur Laurent
Digital Development Coordinator
Margaret Davidson
Communications Officer
Avalon Lyndon
Film Culture and Marketing Officer
Lindsay Harvey
UK OFFICE
British Film Commission,The Arts Building, Morris Place, London N4 3JG, UK,
+44 (0)20 7613 7675
US OFFICE
British Film Commission, 2029 Century Park East, Suite 1350, Los Angeles, CA 90067 USA,
, +1 310 843 2909
UK IN FOCUS Editor
Nikki Baughan
Screen International Editor
Matt Mueller,[email protected]
Broadcast Editor
Chris Curtis,[email protected]
Group Head of
Production and Art
Mark Mowbray
Group Art Editor MBI
Peter Gingell
Contributors
Sarah Cooper,Wendy Ide,Andy Fry,Tim Grierson,Stuart Kemp,Geoffrey Macnab,Wendy Mitchell,
Adrian Pennington,Tiffany Pritchard,Mark Salisbury
Publishing Director
Nadia Romdhani
Senior Sales Manager
Scott Benfold,[email protected],+44 (0)20 8102 0813
Account Manager
Pierre-Louis Manes,[email protected],+44 (0)20 8102 0862
Managing Director (publishing and Events)
Alison Pitchford
CEO
Conor Dignam
Published by
Media Business Insight Ltd (MBI), Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton Street,
London EC2A 4HJ,Tel: +44 (0)20 8102 0900,
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Locations Mood Board
From majestic mountains to
shadowy caves, romantic beaches to haunting urban
landscapes, the UK’s Nations and Regions offer a choice
of stunning filming locations to suit every mood
Front cover, from top
Scotland
The Forth Rail Bridge (Stewart Hardy,
)
Wales
Llanddwyn Island
London
Westminster Bridge
Northern Ireland
The Giant’s Causeway (Causeway Coasts and Glens)
England
Lavender fields, Kent (Tim Gartside Photography)
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