UK Capabilities in the Film, TV, FX and Animation Sector

Welcome to the home of quality television-makers, magnificent movie stars, mind-blowing visual effects and the best animation in the world.

The UK creates some of the most in uential and celebrated lm and television anywhere. Our visual effects (VFX) and animation industries have received many awards. They are recognised by critics and celebrated by millions of paying lmgoers and television audiences around the world. Our long history in lmmaking, TV production and broadcast technology is recognised globally, with much of the world’s best-loved and most critically-acclaimed screen content – combining the highest values of craft and creativity – made in the UK.

It is an ongoing success story – we produce a broad range of globally successful TV and lm that combines a love of classical storytelling with an eagerness to explore every genre. From historical dramas
such as Downton Abbey, to imaginative fantasies like Harry Potter and Doctor Who and contemporary successes such as the Bond movies and Slumdog Millionaire. UK actors, directors, writers and crews work on lms produced around the world, and the UK television industry has

a truly global reach and appeal. UK TV produces thousands of hours of domestic content each year – much of which is exported – and its programmes and talent regularly win prestigious industry awards.

Popular television series made in the UK such as Downton Abbey, Sherlock, Doctor Who, Mr Selfridge, Game of Thrones, Victoria, The Crown, Gogglebox, Poldark, Midsomer Murders and War and Peace are watched in many countries around the world. The UK is also known to produce innovative formats such as The X Factor, MasterChef, Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, The Apprentice,

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The Great British Bake Off, Strictly Come Dancing and Top Gear.

The UK is widely acknowledged as a world-leading centre for VFX production and houses four of the largest visual effects companies
on the planet. In the VFX category at the 2016 Oscars, ve out of six nominees and the eventual joint winners, Double Negative and Milk VFX, were British companies.

Find out what makes UK TV, lm, VFX and animation so successful and why you should be partnering with our brightest industry talents.

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Why UK Creativity

From TV and film to advertising and computer games – the UK continues to be the most exciting place in the world to run a creative business. Benefits include an unrivalled pool of talent, a favourable tax regime and thriving creative communities in its cities.