SPI Contributes Article to Makers Magazine

The latest issue of Makers, a magazine focused on global production published by The Location Guide, features an article by SPI on the challenges and opportunities created by the current high levels of film and television production. How to Make the Most of the Global Production Deluge explores how rising production levels are creating opportunities.. read more →

04 Dec 2018

Leon Forde to Moderate Production and Capacity Panel at Focus

SPI’s Associate Director Leon Forde will moderate a panel on issues related to global production and capacity at the Focus event in London on December 4th. Capacity and the Global Production Deluge: How to Scale Up and Benefit From Production Growth will explore global production levels and how international production hubs can best build capacity.. read more →

30 Nov 2018

Trends and Expectations in the World of Incentives

Olsberg SPI’s Jonathan Olsberg and Andrew Barnes presented a report today at the Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event strand of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival on Trends and Expectations in the World of Fiscal Incentives aimed at supporting media production. This presentation provides an analysis of: The context of the Incentive debate; Why territories choose.. read more →

29 Nov 2018

Update of SPI’s Global Incentives Index Published in World of Locations

The October 2018 update of SPI’s Global Incentives Index is now available for download here. Featured in World of Locations magazine, published by Media Business Insight, the Index is compiled by SPI and updated twice annually. It provides a detailed overview of all automatic national, state, and province-level incentive mechanisms. The latest edition includes detailed, comparable insight into.. read more →

31 Oct 2018

New SPI Evaluation of UK Screen Sector Tax Reliefs Launched

Screen Business – a major new analysis of the UK’s Screen Sector Tax Reliefs researched and written by Olsberg•SPI with Nordicity – has been published today by the British Film Institute. The report demonstrates the vital impact which production and development supported by the Screen Sector Tax Reliefs has on the UK’s economy. Based on our.. read more →

09 Oct 2018

SPI to Present Screen Tourism Findings at Brennpunkt eTourism Conference

SPI is to present a session on its screen tourism work at the 14th Brennpunkt eTourism conference. Associate Director Leon Forde will lead the session on the firm’s work in measuring and maximising the value of screen tourism for international clients. The conference takes place at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences on 4th October, 2018. read more →

02 Oct 2018

Leon Forde to Moderate Panel at AFCI’s Cineposium

Olsberg•SPI’s Associate Director Leon Forde will moderate a panel at Cineposium in Los Angeles. Held annually by the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) Cineposium runs September 20-21. Leon’s panel will focus on policy issues beyond incentives, and other panelists will include Joseph Chianese from Entertainment Partners, Venia Vergou of the Hellenic Film Commission, Christine.. read more →

18 Sep 2018

Andrew Barnes to speak at TIFF

Olsberg•SPI’s Associate Director Andrew Barnes will be speaking on two panels at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival: Foundations Panel, Financing from A to Z – 7thSeptember, 1615-1715 (CBC Conference Centre B); and, Landscapes, Ireland – 8thSeptember, 1030-1100 (CBC Converence Centre B) Andrew will be attending the Festival from 6thto 9thSeptember, and is available for.. read more →

04 Sep 2018

Olsberg•SPI to Evaluate Italy’s Support for Cinema and Audiovisual Sector

SPI is to undertake an evaluation of the impacts of measures provided for in Italy’s Law No. 220 of November 14th, 2016. The project is being undertaken for the Directorate General for Cinema of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MiBAC) by SPI with Lattanzio Monitoring and Evaluation. read more →

29 Aug 2018

SPI Joins Association of Film Commissioners International

Olsberg•SPI has joined the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) as a Preferred Think Tank Affiliate Member. AFCI is the official professional organisation for film commissioners who assist film, television and video production throughout the world. Its membership comprises more than 300 film commissions in 45 countries on six continents, with members devoted to providing.. read more →

23 Aug 2018