UK Industry Developments
EU Digital Single Market
Ofcom’s review of TV production sector
BBC and Pact agree proposal for BBC Studios

Budget Boost for UK: more film tax relief
New BFI 'Locked Box' Revenue Benefits Producers, Directors and Writers

Mash-ups parody UK © exception
Orphan creative works UK licence
BFI's New Diversity Guidelines
BFI pilot new producer-distributor Joint Venture scheme
i-Features promoting micro/low budget production
Best Practice Online Guide to Production Accounting

Lord Smith’s independent Film Policy Review
Creative England's Production Fund
West Midlands Production Fund
The Film Enterprise Fund
The Innovations and Partnerships Fund
Enhanced film tax relief and new tax credits for UK high end TV and animation

European Developments
EC white paper - proposals to create EU Digital single Market
Report on the impact of tax incentives on European film production
European Parliament Adopts Directive On Collective Rights Management for Music
European Court of J ustice ruling on hypertext links

Planispheres specialises in films that present a new view of the world. An independent production company and entertainment consultancy facilitating independent projects. We work with a small number of established and emerging producers, production companies and content creators in Europe, North America, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

Planispheres has been set up to assist in the development and production of independent features, television programmes and digital media

* Producer, co-producer and executive producer services

* Presentation of creative ideas and the commercial aspects of a production

* Creative rights exploitation and developing professional relationships

* Identifying potential partners and co-production companies which fit your project's profile

* Initiating contact and providing support at international festivals and during rights negotiations

* Business and legal affairs for commercial and community projects

* Accessing public and private funding - writing funding applications and drafting business plans

* Project management advice - troubleshooting to resolve practical problems arising at any of the production stages

* Consents, releases and clearances, talent & interparty agreements, financing & distribution

* Workshops, masterclasses and training for individuals and groups

* Film finance & bank discounting, gap finance, completion bonds, negative pick up agreements, timetables & delivery items, E & O insurance, force majeure, allocation of revenues and recoupment

By bringing together talent and the business side of the industry we can assist filmmakers realise their commercial potential and help navigate finance deals