Figures released by the BFI state that 640 film and TV productions have gone into production in the UK in the past 12 months thanks to the UK Government-funded Film and TV Production Restart Scheme. Budgets totalled £1.9 billion in production investment. Consequently, more than 55,000 screen sector jobs have been supported by the scheme since cover began on 28 July 2020.
The scheme was launched by the government with £500m to support films and television productions which were ready to start or restart but unable to secure insurance against potential Coronavirus-related delays and interruptions, such as illness amongst key cast and crew.(El artículo continúa más abajo - Inf. publicitaria)