Film and Production Industry APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To support the resilience and relevance of the film and production industry In the UK for audiences, society and industry, and engage parliamentarians to showcase the importance of the film and production industry at an international, national and local level .

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Recent Documents related to Film and Production Industry

1. Film and Production Industry
04/11/2020 - APPGs

Found: relevance of the film and production industry In the UK for audiences, society and industry, and engage parliamentarians

2. Pact - written evidence
14/11/2017 - Inquiry: Immigration policy: principles for building consensus - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, digital, children's and animation media

3. Mel Stride: British productions deserve our support
01/01/2019 - HM Treasury
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Found: productions deserve our support The UK’s film and TV industry pays a festive thanks for the nation’s support

4. £60 million competition to find the next Grange Hill, Peppa Pig and Byker Grove
19/10/2018 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: communications Home Business and industry Media and communications Media and creative

5. Creative arts and entertainment: call for evidence responses
27/03/2018 - Migration Advisory Committee
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Found: lead organisation for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which

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Recent Speeches related to Film and Production Industry

1. Channel 4: Privatisation
21/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: the surplus it can generate back into content production. That enables it to develop adventurous and experimental - Speech Link
2: support, nurturing a vibrant independent production industry that should be the pride of our country. - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Support for Entertainment and Music Industry Freelancers
09/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the Government consider extending the film and television production restart fund beyond the end of February - Speech Link
2: million scheme that we announced to support film and TV production will have an important impact on the sector - Speech Link

3. Channel 4 Relocation
10/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: for a diverse city that has a thriving arts and production scene; a city that is not afraid to go against - Speech Link
2: Birmingham, Selly Oak. Birmingham has many studio and production spaces at various locations, as does Coventry - Speech Link
3: Bollywood with some of the biggest names in TV and film; Joi Polloi, a home-grown digital design agency - Speech Link

4. Brexit: Creative Industries
19/01/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: myriad representations from different parts of the industry, from the Creative Industries Council, the Creative - Speech Link

5. Live Events: Government-backed Insurance
23/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: here today will be aware that live performance production is an inherently risky economic activity, as - Speech Link
2: Committee.I want to focus again on the festival industry. I say “again” because I spoke about it in the - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Film and Production Industry
1. Film and TV Production Restart Scheme
asked by: Stephen Morgan
... how many registrations his Department has received to the Film & TV Production Restart Scheme to date; how many claims have been made; and how much has been paid out on those claims.

2. Film
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to promote British films.

3. Film
asked by: Baroness Kennedy of Cradley
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the support provided by the BBC for film production in the UK.

4. Production
asked by: Lord Field of Birkenhead
... what steps is the Government taking to increase production of (a) goods and (b) energy in the UK.

5. Film
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
... what assessment he has made of the contribution of the film industry to the UK economy.

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5 Current APPG Officers
Dean Russell Portrait
Dean Russell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Watford
Joined: 4th November 2020
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 4th November 2020
Jonathan Gullis Portrait
Jonathan Gullis
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent North
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Dean Russell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Film and Production Industry APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Film and Production Industry APPG