Tuesday, 12 November 2013

British Film Companies -

Warp Films -

'Warp Films' is an independent film production company based in Sheffield & London. Since its opening in 2001, the company has created short films, feature films, TV dramas and even documentaries. The style of films which are usually created by this particular film company usually contain 'dark' story lines, graphic violence and occasionally racism.

Below are a list of some of the films the company has produced -

-This is England
-Dead Mans Shoes
-Four Lions
-Exhibit A

Film 4 -

Film 4 is a digital television channel available in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company is owned and operated by Channel Four Television Corporation and offers films in standard definition free of charge. The company has produced over 100 films since the its formation in 1982, all of which have been from different genres such as comedy, horror, action and romance.

Below are a list of some of the films the company has produced -

- Slumdog Millionaire (co-production with Fox Searchlight Pictures, Warner Bros. Pathé and Celador Films)
- Shaun Of The Dead (co-production with Fox Searchlight Pictures, Warner Bros. Pathé and Celador              Films)
- The Last King Of Scotland (co-production with DNA Films and Fox Searchlight Pictures)
- The Inbetweeners Movie (co-production with Bwark Productions, Young Films and Entertainment Film        Distributors)

Studio Canal -

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Studio Canal is a production and distribution film company which was formed in 1988 and is based in Paris. The original function was to focus on French and European productions, but later made strategic deals with American production companies. like Film 4, this production company has also produced films from many different types of genre, these include Sci-Fi/horror to Biopics as well as family friendly films.

Studio Canal's most notable productions from its early years include -

-Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Basic Instinct
- Cliffhanger
- Under Siege
-Free Willy

Screen Yorkshire -

Following a major review of the film infrastructure in the United Kingdom during 2000, the UK Film Council created nine Regional Screen Agencies, one in each region of England, to deliver support for film-making, exhibition and related media activities.
For over ten years, Screen Yorkshire has been  in poll position when it comes to selling the films, TV's, games and digital industries in Yorkshire and Humberside. Its aim has always been to secure and support the very best projects, companies and individuals, helping to make Yorkshire and Humberside one of the most sought after destinations for production in the UK.
Since 2000, Screen Yorkshire has produced Feature films, TV Dramas as well as documentaries. Unlike the other companies, Screen Yorkshires films are predominantly aimed at the 'film buffs' audience as they usually contain graphic violence and mature themes.

Below are a list of some of the films/TV Dramas the company has produced -

- The Dammed United
- This Is England '86
- Red Riding
- Kill List

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