New forecast of skills and training needs to support UK film and high-end TV production boom

A new forecast of film and high-end TV production growth and skills needs published by ScreenSkills today finds:

  • Film and HETV production likely to hit between £7.07 billion and £7.66 billion by 2025
  • Between 15,130 and 20,770 additional crew needed to meet demand
  • By 2025, training existing and new workforce will need annual investment of £95.1 million to £104.3 million
  • The estimated economic return is more than 15 times the cost of the training investment

Film and high-end television production in the UK could be worth £7.66 billion – up from £5.64 billion – by 2025 and require nearly 21,000 more crew under the newly published detailed analysis.

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