London Mayor reaffirms commitment to the


The Mayor for London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a raft of measures to invest in talent, skills and infrastructure to ensure London becomes the world’s most film-friendly city. In an address to a screen industry round table at the end of January, he said that although the UK continued to attract international film and TV projects in record-breaking numbers in 2016, the capital cannot be complacent in times of unprecedented political and institutional change and global competition. Among the measures announced were plans to work in partnership with Creative Skillset and Film London to deliver a new skills strategy for London’s screen industries, a review of the London Filming Partnership, and the launch of a feasibility study for a new film studio complex in Dagenham. To read more, click here.