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

Olsberg•SPI Completes Assessment of Overseas Strategies for Create HK

With a view to making recommendations  for the future of the Hong Kong exhibition sector, Olsberg•SPI and Hong Kong’s F Media undertook a study of various overseas strategies to promote cinema development. The work explored their effectiveness and assessed their applicability to Hong Kong, was completed in September, 2013. read more →

03 Sep 2013

Olsberg•SPI advises Skillset Cymru

Olsberg•SPI is advising Skillset Cymru on a number of assignments concerning current and future skills needs for the Creative Economy in Wales. read more →

10 Aug 2013

Olsberg•SPI recommends changes to European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production

Olsberg•SPI has delivered on behalf of the Council of Europe an evaluation of the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production. This survey, which considered the views of a range of administrators, film-makers and media lawyers drawn from the States which are party to the convention, both highlights the successes so far and makes suggestions for modernisation.. read more →

12 Jul 2013

Olsberg SPI contributes to Film Business Asia

Olsberg•SPI has drawn on its expertise in the global production arena to produce an article for the Berlin edition of Film Business Asia. The Case For Co-Production explores the potential offered by linking Europe and China, assessing possible routes of collaboration between the two regions. Read the article: Film Business Asia – The Case For.. read more →

01 Feb 2013

Olsberg•SPI retained to advise on the development of the Mauritian film industry

Following the delivery of our report on the development of the Mauritian screen industry, Olsberg•SPI have been retained by the Mauritius Board of Investment to support its implementation. We will be working with the BOI to develop and put into place a marketing strategy, and supporting them at the 2013 Berlinale. With their 2013 budget,.. read more →

27 Dec 2012

Olsberg•SPI publishes International Territories Review for the BFI

In order to assist the BFI in developing its international strategy, Olsberg•SPI in association with David Steele has analysed more than 30 territories worldwide, focusing on their potential for the UK film industry. This review addresses each country’s potential in terms of exports, co-productions, inward investment, cultural diplomacy, talent and skills and policy. This comprehensive.. read more →

01 Dec 2012