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15 June 2017
The proposal in the Conservative manifesto to double the Immigration Skills Charge to £2000 per year for non-EU workers raised deep concerns amongst the VFX community which employs a significant proportion of overseas talent.
1 April 2016
UK Screen's CEO, Neil Hatton looks at the opportunities and problems posed for our sector by the government's proposed Apprenticeship Levy.
With the rise of 4k UHD seeming inevitable, Richard Wilding from post production powerhouse, Molinare, shares his experience of 4k workflows. Far from being unworkable, he says, good planning can enable even better creative results.
Recruiting entry level talent in audio post can be a costly and frustrating process. Dennis Weinreich, UK Screen Director and industry legend, looks at options and says that companies should not be daunted by the prospect of taking on apprentices.
File-based delivery is the most significant change the industry has seen for a long time. JP Dash, from member company TC Soho, points out that with increasing automation the need for an experienced eye is more important than ever.
As the EKOS report on the proposed new film and drama space reports ‘a clear and present opportunity’ Mike Kelt, CEO of Artem and UK Screen Director, sums up progress to date and asks if politics and commercial wrangling over location will further delay this essential development.
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