BBC Film

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BBC Film (formerly BBC Films) is the feature film-making arm of the BBC. It was founded on 18 June 1990,[5] and has produced or co-produced some of the most successful British films of recent years, including Truly, Madly, Deeply, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Quartet, Chef, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Saving Mr. Banks, My Week with Marilyn, Jane Eyre, In the Loop, An Education, StreetDance 3D, Fish Tank, Nativity!, Iris, Notes on a Scandal, Man Up, Billy Elliot and Brooklyn.

BBC Film
IndustryFilm
Founded18 June 1990
FoundersDavid M. Thompson
Headquarters,
United Kingdom
Area served
UK
Key people
Rose Garnett
ProductsMotion pictures
ServicesFilm
OwnerBBC
Subsidiaries
Websitewww.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilm

BBC Film co-produces around eight films a year, working in partnership with major international and UK distributors. Rose Garnett is Head of BBC Film, responsible for the development and production slate, strategy and business operations.[6]

The company was founded in 1990 by David M. Thompson as a wholly owned but independent film-making company, based in offices in Mortimer Street, London. A restructuring in 2007 integrated it into the main BBC Fiction department of BBC Vision. As a result, it moved out of its independent offices into BBC Television Centre, and Thompson left to start his own film production company.[7] BBC Film has been based at Broadcasting House in London since 2013.[8] The company changed its name to BBC Film in 2020, and it has been announced that the Storyville documentary strand has come under its remit.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "BBC Documentary Arm Storyville moves under BBC Film remit". Screen Daily. 26 October 2020.
  2. ^ https://www.creativeengland.co.uk/ifeatures/
  3. ^ a b https://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/bbc/a-bold-new-vision-for-bbc-films/5139303.article
  4. ^ https://womenandhollywood.com/film-london-bfi-and-bbcs-microwave-commissions-films-from-female-non-binary-directors-6fb724948be4/
  5. ^ "BBC Films: Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema in 2015". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 28 January 2015. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Rose Garnett appointed director of BBC Films". Screen Daily. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  7. ^ "David Thompson to leave Head of BBC Films role to launch new company". BBC. 14 September 2007. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  8. ^ "BBC News' television output moves to new studios at Broadcasting House". BBC. 18 February 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  9. ^ "BBC – The Other Boleyn Girl – BBC Films".
  10. ^ "BBC Films unveils upcoming slate at Cannes". BBC. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  11. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms/film/my_scientology_movie
  12. ^ "BBC – A United Kingdom – BBC Films".
  13. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms/upcoming
  14. ^ Lodderhose, Diana (17 February 2016). "eOne Boards Steve Coogan-John C. Reilly's Laurel and Hardy Biopic 'Stan & Ollie'".
  15. ^ Grater, Tom (1 June 2021). "First Look At Letitia Wright In Drama 'Aisha' Co-Starring Josh O'Connor; Cornerstone Boards Sales". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 4 June 2021.

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