Europe

New $292 Million Film & TV Studios to Be Built in England

The Creative District Improvement Company has teamed up with property developers Quinn Estates to invest £250 million ($292 million) in Ashford International Studios, a new film and TV studios in Ashford, South-East England, which they say...

Disney+ to Become Available Via Sky U.K.

Walt Disney has signed a nonexclusive distribution deal for its streaming service Disney+ with Comcast-owned European pay TV giant Sky as part of a new multi-partnership between the companies. The fact that it is...

Berlin Market Pushes for Environmental Sustainability

Alongside efforts to cut its carbon footprint, Berlin’s market and film festival are focusing on improving the mental well-being of people working in the industry. EFM took several concrete steps this year to reduce...

Ecology Styles Grace Paris Fashion Week

Models wearing animal outfits joined the finale of Stella McCartney’s fur-free and leather-free show Monday, as the British-American designer continued to shine a light on the environment and animal cruelty in the industry. The...

Europe Challenges for Global Digital Dominance

The EU recently unveiled a landmark digital strategy that it hopes will establish Europe as a global tech leader over the next decade and beyond. In the strategy, Europe outlined plans for boosting its “fair and...

The Average Budget of a European Film is $2.2 Million

The average mean budget of a European film was $3.53 million. However, the median figure of $2.2 million is more representative for the majority of European films. Average budgets differed widely among countries, and...

Production Spend Increases in Ireland to $395 Million

Production spend in Ireland rose by 162% to $395 million in 2019, according to the country’s TV, film and animation agency Screen Ireland. Projects such as Netflix’s “Nightflyers,” BBC3 and Hulu drama “Normal People,” Apple...