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Film

Volume 475: debated on Monday 12 May 2008

11. To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps he has taken to promote collaboration between British and other European film producers. (204459)

The UK is signed up to the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-production which promotes collaboration between British and other European film producers. Since its inception in 1994 the UK has participated in 412 co-productions under the convention.

Also, the UK Film Council actively works to encourage collaboration at key film festivals such as Cannes and the Berlinale by providing networking and information sharing opportunities for UK and European filmmakers.