Film Industry : Creative Industry

1035 WordsOct 5, 20175 Pages
Film Industry CREATIVE INDUSTRY REPORT Mickey Brestakova | HND 3D Animation | 26/09/17 Background and History of Creative Industry The British’s creative industries have never been stronger. British creators are behind some of the world’s successful video games, UK architectural corporations lead on high-profile projects across the world, while British films are taking the most wanted of international industry awards. It’s a way to describe a lot of different activities which have creativity at their heart – for example computer games, design, music, publishing, architecture, film and video, crafts, visual arts, fashion, TV and radio, advertising, literature, and the performing arts. What describing them in this way does, is that it…show more content…
This compared to around 4.2% of all goods and services exported. Exports for the creative industries raised at around 15% per annum over the period of 1997-2001. In June 2002, creative employment made 1.9 million occupations and there were around 122,000 businesses in the Creative Industry sectors on the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) in 2002. According to the Financial Times, “a report from the British Government’s Strategy Unit has concluded that the creative industries in London are now more important than financial services to the economy. Employment in the creative industries (including fashion, software design, publishing, architecture and antique dealing) has topped 525,000 and is still rising, compared to a mere 322,000 and falling in financial services.” Film Industry The creation and showing of motion films became a source of income almost as soon as the process was created. The Britain has had a significant film industry for over a century. While film production reached an all-time high in 1936, the "golden age" of British cinema is usually thought to have happened in the 1940s. The identity of the British industry, and its relationship with the Cinema of the United States, has been the subject of discussion. The history of film production in Britain has often been affected by attempts to compete with the American industry. The career of the producer
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