How will Brexit affect the British film industry?

As the nation stumbles into uncertain territory after the UK voted to leave the EU last week, every industry in the country is now sizing up what the impact will be in its area. The film exhibition and production industry is no different.

The Smoke Screen has gathered up some of the writing from around the web on how the films we see produced and exhibited on our screens might change if we truly do exit the EU as it is now. Buckle up, it largely isn't pretty...

Brexit will hurt British film sector warns industry survey- Screen Daily.

This is why Brexit is terrible news for UK film and TV industries - Metro.

What will Brexit mean for the UK TV industry?- Radio Times. 

Less cash, fewer movies, meltdown: how Brexit may affect British film- Guardian.


Owen Van Spall

Greetings. I am a Film History MA graduate from Birkbeck University of London and a trained NCTJ qualified journalist. Apart from a long history of film and news writing for this site and various other publications, I am also a trained photographer with my own camera kit. I write mostly every day. Along the way I have picked up work experience at Sight & Sound, The Guardian, The Independent, The FT, The New Statesman, and more. I have written hard news stories, features, arranged and conducted interviews with celebrities, film directors and other major cultural figures, arranged photo shoots, and covered film festivals, conferences and events in the UK and abroad. If you wish to commission me or enquire about full-time opportunities please find my CV and contact details below. A physical portfolio of print only cuttings can also be provided.