2nd Feb 2021
January 2021 Insight Report
A Members and Associate Members-only report of the Insight Event 14 January 2021.
Sessions: Ben Keen (Consultant, British Screen Forum) on the UK TV drama outlook, providing an update on his 2019 Business Briefing that examined concerns aired by producer Peter Kosminsky; Dr Martin Smith (Special Adviser, Ingenious Group) on the questions those interested in the future of independent UK film should be asking in light of the profound changes in the marketplace over recent years and the difficulties currently faced by the sector; Rose Adkins Hulse (Founder and CEO, Screenhits TV) on ScreenHits TV, a streaming video aggregator app that lets consumers place everything they want to watch in one place; and Rob Huber (MD — UK & Ireland, Universal Pictures International) and Hamish Moseley (MD, Altitude Group) on recent trends in film distribution, key challenges and strategies for future success.
26th Jan 2021
British Screen Forum Response to BEIS Consultation on Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Requirements for Lighting Products
British Screen Forum submitted a response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Consultation on Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Requirements for Lighting Products.
18th Dec 2020
November 2020 Insight Report
A Members and Associate Members-only report of the Insight Event 25 November 2020.
Sessions: Ben McOwen Wilson (YouTube UK & Ireland Managing Director) on building the next generation of British creative businesses, Leon Forde (Managing Director, Olsberg·SPI) presenting the findings of Olsberg-SPI’s report on ‘Global Screen Production – The Impact of Film & TV Production on Economic Recovery from COVID-19,’ Steve Langdon (Regional Director EMEA & ANZ, Parrot Analytics) presenting the Parrot Analytics 2020 Insights Calendar, and a conversation with Josh Berger CBE (President and Managing Director, Warner Bros. Entertainment UK, Eire & Spain and President, Harry Potter Global Franchise Development) discussing the exploitation of IP through the development of one of the most successful and best loved franchises of all time, and reflecting on his 30-plus year career at Warner Bros.
10th Nov 2020
October 2020 Insight Report
A Members and Associate Members-only report of the Insight Event 21 October 2020.
Sessions: Hon Paul Fletcher MP (Australian Minister for Communication, Cyber Safety and the Arts) on the proposed Australian Draft News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code, Wes Himes (Executive Director, Betting and Gaming Council) on regulating gambling advertising, Heather Carey (Director, WorkAdvance) on the findings of the ‘Getting in and getting on: Class, participation and job quality in the UK Creative Industries’ report, and Maria Lodolo D’Oria (Head of Sales, Metaliquid) focusing on the new business Metaliquid.
4th Nov 2020
Members Briefing: Copyright Update October 2020
British Screen Forum has published a confidential briefing on Copyright now the UK has left the European Union for Members and Associate Members. 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.
5th Oct 2020
British Screen Forum Business Briefing: Fulfilling the Promise of Addressable TV Advertising
British Screen Forum has published a Business Briefing, ‘Fulfilling the Promise of Addressable TV Advertising’. This paper was prepared for British Screen Forum by Ben Keen and was presented at the July 2020 Insight Event, accompanied by a complementary presentation.