British Screen Advisory Council

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The main aim of the Council is to enhance the prosperity, effectiveness and reputation of the UK audiovisual industries.

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BSAC brings together the widest range of UK interests, knowledge and contacts in the industry to provide an independent platform for the regular exchange of ideas and information.

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The British Screen Advisory Council (BSAC) is an independent industry-funded body.

BSAC is a unique forum for identifying new business trends and provide thought leadership to government, policy makers and the audiovisual industries.

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The British Screen Advisory Council (BSAC) is an independent industry-funded body.

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Screen China Summit

8 December 2014

A number of BSAC Members, including Amanda Nevill, John McVay and Jo Twist, participated at the Screen China Summit.

Yang Mi, pictured, has played starring roles in The Return of the Condon, Heroes (2006) and Chinese Paladin 3.

November 2014 Council Meeting

19 November 2014

Items discussed at the November Council Meeting included:

- Julian McCrea (Founder and MD, Portal Entertainment), introducing his company and discussing his different experiences between the British and US business environments

- Steve Hatch (Director UK & Ireland, Facebook), discussing Facebook's engagement with other players in the audiovisual sector and the opportunities that they had identified

- Simon Walker (Chief Strategy Officer, Rightster), speaking about the international market for online multi-channel networks

- Christine Mitchell (Head of Video, Vodafone), outlining Vodafone’s plans for content delivery into different international markets

This meeting was attended by Members and invited guests.

BSAC Response to IPO call for evidence on Territorial Licensing

11 November 2014

BSAC has submitted a response to the IPO's call for evidence on Territorial Licensing.

A copy of BSAC's response can be downloaded here.

This was submitted to IPO on 11 November 2014.

BSAC Interview: Robin Klein, Partner, Index Ventures

27 October 2014

A summary of the BSAC Interview with Robin Klein, Partner, Index Ventures, which took place on 7 October 2014, has been published and is available for download here.

Robin Klein was interviewed by BSAC Deputy Chairman and CEO Seatwave Ajay Chowdhury.

This event was sponsored by RBS.

Stephen Garrett appointed Deputy Chairman, BSAC

9 October 2014

Stephen Garrett, Film and TV producer and long-standing BSAC Member, has been appointed to the post of Deputy Chairman, BSAC.

He replaces Michael Deeley, who accepted the position of Honorary President, BSAC, in September 2014.