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The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Gillian Doyle, Philip Schlesinger, Raymond Boyle, and Lisa Kelly


A unique The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council provides a unique study of the making of film policy in the UK set in its political, economic and international contexts. The UK Film Council was responsible for supporting film in the UK for over a decade. What objectives did it pursue over time? How effective was the UKFC as a model of public support for film? And what strategic lessons can be drawn from its experience? As well as offering a critical overview of the political, policy and technological contexts which framed the organisation’s creation, existence and eventual demise, this book ... More

Keywords: Film support, Film politics, Film policy, UK Film Council, Abolition of the UKFC, Sustainable film industry, Digital film

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748698233
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gillian Doyle, author
Professor of Film and Media Studies, Stirling Media Research Institute at the University of Stirling

Philip Schlesinger, author
Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow

Raymond Boyle, author
University of Glasgow