1. What % of global box office was the British film industry responsible for? 15%
2.In 2009? 6.7%
3. what might this change indicate about British films? the % of British film popularity is rising.
4. what films have been responsible for this change?the final harry potter films and the kings speech.
5.What % of the British film industry makes a profit? 7%
6.What % of Hollywood films makes a profit? 17%
7.How does the % differ between 2 m and 10 m budget British films? 4% for lower costing films. 17% for 10 m+
8. what might we infer from this difference? the more money the film gets, is more likely to make bigger profits.
9.which age group makes up the largest % of UK cinema goers? 5-17 years old.
10.why do you think this might be? The younger age need adults to take them so the amount of of tickets sold doubles.
11. which type of film has seen an 18% drop in attendance? 3D films
12. which genre has seen the biggest fall? family films, with no action or horror.
13. what did Charles grant put this decline down to? them being too expensive.
14. who is Paul Greengrass? he is a British film director.
15. how did de describe the British film industry? a success story, showing how its transformed.
16. what did a BFI spokesperson say was the point of less profitable low budget British films? they are beneficial for the industry for other reasons such as skills and training development.
17. what was the budget for 'filth' and how much money did it take? £8m budget, £4m box office.
18. what advantage did James McEvoy feel £100m films have over low budget films? they had too little of a budget to sell the film.
19. what is VOD? (videos on demand) e.g. Netflix
20. what % increase did VOD see last year? +50%
21. what impact might VOD have on distributors and studios? it will impact the money but make it easier to access.
22. what impacts has this had on blockbuster and rental stores? there not used as much anymore.
23. what was unique about Ben Wheatleys ' a field in England'? it was the first UK film to be released simultaneously.
24. what does the director of the machine caradog James think is the toughest part of the film making? 'the toughest thing is you make a good film but can you get it to reach an audience?'
25. why have rules been relaxed on what makes a film British? to encourage growth in the UK film industry.
26. how has the use of visual effects in films been encouraged? more advanced technology became available.
27. name 5 of these rules and link them to; the kings speech; kill list; the worlds end. dialog in english; British director; British cast ;Set in the UK; Based on British subject matter.
28. what rules has Chancellor George Osborne announced for British films? tax relief will increase from 20% to 25% on the first 20m of qualifying production expenditure.
29.What is the highest grossing film in UK box office history? Skyfall.
30. how much has it taken and how many screen was it shown on? £94.3 m and 587 screens.