31st Mar 2022

March 2022 Insight Report

Sessions: Joey Fisher (Associate, Oliver & Ohlbaum) on the consumption habits of Gen Z and what this might mean for Public Service Media; Paul Fleming (General Secretary, Equity) on current union priorities and the deep structural changes that have transformed, and will continue to transform, the creative industries in general and the screen sectors in particular; Claudia Chwalisz (Innovative Citizen Participation Lead, Open Government Unit, OECD) on new research in the area of deliberative citizen participation practices and analysis of the new forms of deliberative, collaborative, and participatory decision making that are evolving across the globe; and James Barford (Head of Telecoms Research, Enders Analysis) on net neutrality rules, which are currently under review in the UK, and the recent policy debates surrounding net neutrality rules

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7th Feb 2022

January 2022 Insight Report

Sessions: Ali Vahdati (CEO & Founder, Digital i) on the evolution of media measurement; Seetha Kumar (CEO, ScreenSkills) on the current skills challenges facing the entire screen sectors and strategies to address the issue; and Ben Roberts (CEO, BFI) on the overall BFI strategy, including updates on the DCMS skills review, the Global Screen Fund and the Lottery Funding strategy from Neil Peplow (Director of Industry and International Affairs, BFI) and Harriet Finney (Deputy CEO, Director Corporate and Industry Affairs, BFI).

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22nd Dec 2021

December 2021 Insight Report

Sessions: Frances Haque (Chief Economist, Santander UK) examining the macro economic outlook for 2022 and beyond, including forecasts for the next couple of years, growth, the labour market, inflation, monetary policy, and risks and opportunities; Richard Broughton (Research Director, Ampere Analysis) on key insights from recent reports on the European VOD landscape and the internationalisation of popular content; and Adam Woodgate (SVP Media Insights, Dubit) on building kids content IP and Roblox, and Jon Gisby (EVP & MD, WildBrain Spark) on building content brands for digital first kids

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14th Dec 2021

Members Briefing: Copyright Update December 2021

British Screen Forum has published a confidential briefing on copyright as part of an occasional series. It aims to inform, but does not constitute legal advice. Anyone intending to take action in relation to the issues discussed should consult a lawyer.

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27th Oct 2021

October 2021 Insight Report

Sessions: Akua Gyamfi (Founder and Managing Director, British Blacklist) on the re-launch of the British Blacklist black | listed Database of Black Creatives; Ben Keen (Consultant, British Screen Forum) on the financing of British Film; Amelia Knott (Lead Researcher, TV Industry Human Rights Forum) on human rights and labour practices in television production; and Jon Thoday (Joint Managing Director, Avalon Television) and Derek McClean (Managing Director, Bandicoot TV) on successful television formats

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25th Aug 2021

British Screen Forum to IPO Consultation on Future Regime for Exhaustion of IP rights

British Screen Forum submitted a response to the IPO on the UK’s future regime for exhaustion of IP rights