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Published: 01 October 2015

224 Pages | 10 tables, 3 figures

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748698233

Bookseller Code (06)

The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

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

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Examines the objectives the UK Film Council pursued over time
  • Draws interviews with leading film executives, politicians and industry stakeholders including all of the UKFC's chairs (Alan Parker, Stewart Till and Tim Bevan) and its CEO John Woodward
  • Provides a thorough analysis of the agency's success as a model of public support for film
  • Suggests what lessons for strategic interventions in film policy can be drawn from the council's experience

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