BFI Film and Television Handbook 2004

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Noted for its thorough coverage of the British film and television industries, the BFI Film & Television Handbook has long been the leading reference book of its type.

This new edition contains comprehensive statistical data relating to the British media industries from film production to television audience share. There is also detailed analysis of future developments such as the impact of Ofcom, the rise of digital media, and new ...

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Overview

Noted for its thorough coverage of the British film and television industries, the BFI Film & Television Handbook has long been the leading reference book of its type.

This new edition contains comprehensive statistical data relating to the British media industries from film production to television audience share. There is also detailed analysis of future developments such as the impact of Ofcom, the rise of digital media, and new challenges and opportunities for the film industry in Britain.

A new Resources section gives a unique overview of courses relating to film in the United Kingdom and a list of important recent texts in the field as well as useful contact details. The BFI Film & Television Handbook 2004 is truly the one-stop source for information on the British film and television industries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780851709901
  • Publisher: BFI Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/1/2004
  • Pages: 445
  • Product dimensions: 6.67 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Eddie Dyja is Publications Manager at the BFI National Library.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Foreword 9
Introduction 12
UK Film, Television and Video: Overview 16
Film Production 25
Table 1 Number and Value of UK Films 1981-2002 25
Table 2 UK Film Production 2002 - Category A 26
Table 3 UK Film Production 2002 - Category B 27
Table 4 UK Film Production 2002 - Category C 28
Table 5 UK Film Production 2002 - Category D 29
Table 6 Types of Releases for UK Films 1984-2001 30
Table 7 What Happened to 2001 UK Films? 31
Table 8 Number of UK Feature Films Produced 1912-2002 32
National Lottery 33
Table 9 Top 20 All-time Lottery Funded List by UK Box Office 34
Table 10 Funding of Film Productions by National Awards 2002/03 35
Table 11 Media Plus Funding 2002 38
Cinema 39
Table 12 Cinema Admissions 1933-2002 39
Table 13 UK Box Office 2002 39
Table 14 UK Sites and Screens 1984-2002 40
Table 15 Frequency of Cinema-going 2002 40
Table 16 Cinema-going--17 Year Trends 40
Table 17 Top 20 Films at the UK Box Office 2002 41
Table 18 Top 20 UK Films at the UK Box Office 2002 41
Table 19 UK Box Office for UK Feature Films Released in 2002 42
Table 20 Top 20 EU Films at the UK Box Office 2002 44
Table 21 Top 20 Foreign Language Films Released in the UK 2002 44
Table 22 Breakdown of UK Box Office by Country of Origin 2002 45
Table 23 Top 10 US Box Office Revenue for UK Films Released in 2002 45
Table 24 Top 20 Admissions of Films Distributed in Europe in 2002 46
Table 25 Top 20 Admissions of European Films Distributed in the European Union in 2002 47
Table 26 Breakdown of UK Box Office by Distributor in 2002 48
Table 27 UK Cinema Circuits 1984-2002 49
Table 28 UK Cinema Advertising Revenue 1985-2002 50
Table 29 All-time Top 20 UK Films at the UK Box Office 51
Table 30 Top 10 Indian Movies in the UK 51
Video 52
Table 31 BBFC Censorship of Videos 2002 52
Table 32 The UK Video/DVD Market 1986-2002 52
Table 33 Top 20 Rental VHS Titles in the UK 2002 53
Table 34 Top 20 Rental DVD Titles in the UK 2002 53
Table 35 Top 20 Rental VHS & DVD Titles in the UK 2002 53
Table 36 Top 20 Retail VHS Titles in the UK 2002 54
Table 37 Top 20 Retail DVD Titles in the UK 2002 54
Table 38 Top 20 Retail VHS & DVD Titles in the UK 2002 54
Table 39 Distributors' Share of UK Rental Transactions (%) 2002 55
Table 40 Video Retail Company Market Share by Volume (%) 2002 55
Table 41 All Time Top 20 Rental Video in the UK 2002 56
Table 42 All Time Top 20 Rental Video in the UK 2002 56
Television 57
Table 43 Trends in Television Viewing 2002 57
Table 44 Average TV Audience Share (%) of TV Channels 2002 57
Table 45 Multichannel Subscriber Numbers 2002 57
Table 46 Top 25 Programmes for all Terrestrial Channels 2002 58
Table 47 Television Advertising 2002 59
Table 48 UK TV Films Premiered 2002 60
Table 49 Top 25 Original Drama Productions 2002 61
Table 50 Top 25 Feature Films Shown on Terrestrial TV 2002 62
Ther Reading 64
Directory 68
Archives and Film Libraries 68
Awards 78
2002 - Film 78
2003 - Film 86
2002 - Television 92
2003 - Television 99
British Successes in the Academy Awards 1927-2002 104
Booksellers 111
Cable, Satellite and Digital 115
Careers and Training 137
Cinemas 141
Courses 169
Distributors (Non-Theatrical) 177
Distributors (Theatrical) 181
Facilities 187
Festivals 196
Funding 215
International Sales 225
Laboratories 230
Libraries 232
Organisations 242
Organisations (Europe) 254
PR Companies 271
Press Contacts 273
Preview Theatres 288
Production Companies 291
Production Starts 303
Releases 311
Specialised Goods and Services 380
Studios 386
Television Companies 393
Video/DVD Labels 403
Websites 408
Workshops 415
Index 418
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