Download Olsberg•SPI’s evaluation of the Eurimages Fund

Olsberg•SPI recently completed an extensive independent evaluation of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund, with the study resulting in a number of recommendations. Read the full report here: Eurimages Evaluation. read more →

07 Feb 2014

European Audiovisual Observatory Commissions Olsberg•SPI to Assess European Production Incentives

Olsberg•SPI is conducting a major economic impact analysis of Europe’s fiscal incentives for the European Audiovisual Observatory. A key aspect of the study will be assessing the impact of incentives on foreign investment, both from Europe and the rest of the world, as well as impacts on areas such as state budget, effects on the.. read more →

01 Feb 2014

Olsberg•SPI at the 2014 Berlinale

Several Olsberg•SPI team members will be attending the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival between February 6-12 including Chairman Jonathan Olsberg, Associate Director Andrew Barnes and Research Associate Leon Forde. To book a meeting to talk about how SPI can work with you in your sector contact read more →

29 Jan 2014

Jonathan Olsberg to speak at Göteborg International Film Festival

Olsberg•SPI’s Chairman will deliver a keynote address at Göteborg’s Nostradamus event on January 31, an initiative that aims to document and aggregate industry changes and prophecy the future. Other speakers at the event include TrustNordisk’s Rikke Ennis, Jérôme Paillard from the Cannes Film Market and Åsa Sjöberg of TV4. Nostradamus is intended to be a curated resource.. read more →

27 Jan 2014

Screen Yorkshire Secures Additional £7.5m Funding For Screen Industries

Screen Yorkshire announced today that it has secured a further £7.5m from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to invest in Yorkshire-based film, television and digital content through the Yorkshire Content Fund. In 2013 Olsberg•SPI led a team that undertook an interim evaluation of the Yorkshire Content Fund – now the UK’s biggest regional production investment fund.. read more →

20 Jan 2014

Olsberg•SPI to Develop Creative Strategy for Leeds

Having already completed an interim evaluation of its Yorkshire Content Fund, Olsberg•SPI was retained by Screen Yorkshire and Leeds City Council to develop a strategy for the city’s creative media sector. The work will be completed in 2014. read more →

11 Dec 2013

Olsberg•SPI completes evaluation of the Eurimages Fund

In May 2013 the Council of Europe commissioned Olsberg•SPI to evaluate its Eurimages Fund. In November, Olsberg•SPI completed a detailed study that provides a 360-degree assessment of the Fund’s performance. The work also resulted in a number of recommendations, which were presented to the Eurimages Board in Vienna in December. The report will be published.. read more →

27 Nov 2013

BFI Launches International Strategy to Boost UK Film

The BFI has launched an ambitious new international strategy aimed at helping UK film achieve maximum economic growth and cultural reach in the global marketplace by 2017 – a key aim of the BFI’s five year plan, Film Forever. The strategy is underpinned by research that Olsberg•SPI, together with David Steele, completed on behalf of the.. read more →

15 Oct 2013

Olsberg•SPI study leads to new film production rebates in Malaysia

The Prime Minister of Malaysia has announced a new fiscal production rebate of 30% for local and foreign film makers. This initiative was based in part on Olsberg•SPI’s feasibility study on incentives for Malaysia, completed last October for our client Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios. read more →

04 Oct 2013

Jonathan Olsberg appears live on Swedish television

Jonathan Olsberg was interviewed live on Swedish television daily news programme ‘Aktuellt’ about the recent successes enjoyed by Swedish films and filmmakers read more →

21 Sep 2013