Reports and Statistics

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23/09/2013 Digital Production Partnership Unveils UK File Based Delivery Date The DPP has announced today, in a dedicated DPP session at IBC, that UK broadcasters BBC, ITV and Channel 4 will move to file-based programme delivery from 1 October 2014.
23/09/2013 Digital Production Partnership Unveils UK File Based Delivery Date The DPP has announced today, in a dedicated DPP session at IBC, that UK broadcasters BBC, ITV and Channel 4 will move to file-based programme delivery from 1 October 2014.
23/09/2013 Connect Creative Industries Strategy The Creative Industries Strategy, a document that professionals from across the creative industries have helped shape, is an important milestone for the Technology Strategy Board as it outlines the focus of its investment over the coming years.   
16/09/2013 Why Aren't There More Women Director's in the UK Film and TV Industry? Fewer than 9% of the UK’s film directors are female.  But how do you get people to talk about this? I’ve been interviewing directors - both men and women - to hear their honest opinions about sexism in the tv and film industry, but after initially sharing their stories and opinions I receive emails like ‘I can’t go on the record about this.’ and ‘You can’t use my name.’  
12/07/2013 Creative Skillset Employment Census of the Creative Media Industries 2012 The number of women working in television, particularly the indie sector, has increased over the past three years according to the 2012 Creative Skillset Employment Census. The Census, which gathered information on the workforce between 2009 and 2012, found that Women now represent 36% of the total workforce. The number of women in production has risen dramatically from 39% to 50%, and in the indie sector women now make up 48% of the workforce, up from 30% in 2009.
18/03/2013 The Think Tank Report 2012 from Power to the Pixel The annual Power to the Pixel Cross-Media Forum attracts the biggest thinkers, innovators and creators from across the international media industry. On the final day of the Forum, a group of leading broadcasters, financiers, distributors, producers and consumers attended a Think Tank in which they constructed a new set of business models relevant to current audience behaviours in our connected world.
25/02/2013 Counting Women In: Sex & Power Report 2013 The Counting Women In (CWI) campaign is aiming for 50/50 gender representation at all levels of national, local and devolved government. They will be fighting to ensure that women have an equal presence and voice in British politics. In February 2013, CWI published their first report, titled Power & Sex. Read it here.
23/01/2013 The Celluloid Ceiling: Behind-the-Scenes Employment of Women on the Top 250 Films of 2012 Annual report from Dr Martha Lauzen and the Centre for the Study of Women in Television and Film that found in 2012 women comprised 18% of all directors, executive producers, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films. This represents no change from 2011 and an increase of 1 percentage point from 1998. Women accounted for 9% of directors, an increase of 4 percentage points from 2011 but even with the percentage of women directors working in 1998.
23/01/2013 Study into Gender Disparity in Independent Film This Sundance Institute and Women In Film Los Angeles study examines gender disparity in independent film and finds that more women work in independent film than Hollywood. The research was conducted with a two-prong approach. First, it quantitatively assessed the gender of 11,197 directors, writers, producers, cinematographers and editors in U.S.
01/10/2012 Work Placements in the Arts and Cultural Sector: Diversity, Equality and Access This research looks into the barriers faced by some students trying to access work placements. Work placements for higher education students are particularly important in the arts and cultural sector, and play a central role in promoting students' employability. This research commissioned by ECU found that some groups, particularly disabled students, black and minority ethnic students, those with caring responsibilities and students from disadvantaged backgrounds face significant barriers to accessing and benefiting from work placements.

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