Cultural Evaluation of the Australian Screen Sector Published

Olsberg•SPI’s groundbreaking research into the Cultural and Audience Value of the Australian Film and TV Sectors was launched today at the Screen Forever conference by Australia’s Minister for the Arts, Mitch Fifield. Conducted for Screen Australia, this report underlines the wide range of cultural impacts which Australian screen content has generated over the last century, and their.. read more →

15 Nov 2016

Olsberg•SPI to Conduct Analysis of Irish Screen Sector

The Irish Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affairs today announced that Olsberg•SPI have been commissioned to conduct an economic impact and strategy study for the Irish film, TV, and animation sectors. This piece of work is related to the Irish Action Plan for Jobs 2016, and will be conducted in association with.. read more →

02 Nov 2016

Olsberg•SPI Recruiting a Research Analyst

Leading creative industries management consultancy Olsberg•SPI is recruiting a Research Analyst to join its busy London-based team. SPI delivers market-leading strategic advice to firms, government agencies, and other clients around the world in the film, television, games, and digital sectors. The Research Analyst role offers an opportunity to work in depth across these dynamic industries.. read more →

07 Oct 2016

Emerging Creative Industries Findings Presented at TIFF

Jonathan Olsberg today presented the emerging findings of Olsberg SPI’s groundbreaking research into the economic contribution of film and television drama production into the other creative sectors. This demonstrated that for every two dollars spent in film and television production, almost one dollar spills across into the other creative sectors, underlining the terrific value film.. read more →

09 Sep 2016

SPI to present emerging diversity research findings

Olsberg SPI will present the emerging findings of our diversity research for AFTRS at a symposium in Sydney on the 1st of September. This research considers global best practice in addressing diversity, and will be published later in 2016. To receive the final report when it is published, please complete the form below: Subscribe to receive.. read more →

19 Aug 2016

Jonathan Olsberg to speak at TIFF

Jonathan Olsberg will be presenting the emerging findings from a new Olsberg SPI project that assesses how the film sector drives the other creative industries at the Toronto International Film Festival. This presentation will be held in Conference Room B of the Glenn Gould/CBC Conference Center on Friday 9th September from 12:15-13:15 (EDT). This report will analyse.. read more →

19 Aug 2016

Andrew Barnes to speak at Haugesund Film Festival

Andrew Barnes will be speaking at next week’s Haugesund Film Festival, presenting the interim findings of Olsberg SPI’s evaluation of the Norwegian Film Incentive. This report – commissioned by the Norwegian Film Institute – will be presented at 11:05 on Monday 22nd August, as part of the Festival’s Industry Strand. read more →

15 Aug 2016

Launch of CoBA Country of Origin Report in Brussels

Olsberg•SPI’s impact evaluation of the EU Audiovisual Media Service Directive’s “Country of Origin” rule – written on behalf of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (CoBA) – was formally launched at the European Parliament today. The launch was hosted by German MEP Sabine Verheyen, and attended by other members of the Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education… read more →

28 Jun 2016

Finland making progress towards incentive

Audiovisual Finland’s recent newsletter has highlighted the progress being made towards the launch of a production incentive for the country, noting the role of Olsberg SPI’s Jonathan Olsberg in this process. The article, available here, notes the important role of SPI’s report to Audiovisual Finland in helping to move the country’s debate forward on this.. read more →

01 Apr 2016

SPI’s Leon Forde interviewed on CNN

SPI Associate Director Leon Forde has appeared on CNN to discuss the impact of screen tourism on the UK. The CNN news story looks at how film and television programmes contribute to UK tourism and can be viewed here. The package also features Puzzlewood, a key location from Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens that.. read more →

03 Mar 2016