The UK’s Department of Culture plans to conduct a colossal review of the country’s creative industries, incorporating film and television.
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries today revealed that the book will be published this summer and is titled Sector Vision.
Opening the Creative Coalition Festival 2022, Dorries said the review will have four objectives, including “how best to be inclusive and integrate the creative industries within communities across the UK”.
“We need to do better to help people from disadvantaged backgrounds feel that the creative industries are for them too,” she said, indicating that this is her personal priority. “How can we use the creative industries to regenerate cities and communities left behind? »
The Tory Government’s ‘leveling up’ scheme seeks to improve places outside London and major cities and Dorries, who was sent to the media last night to defend Prime Minister Boris Johnson following the report’ Partygate,” was a big promoter.
“‘Leveling Up’ isn’t just about transport links and infrastructure projects, it’s about giving people the chance to lead rich, fulfilling lives and get good jobs in the creative industries.”
Dorries said her department will spend the coming months working with the Creative Industries Council on the review, and Culture Minister Julia Lopez will seek feedback from key stakeholders.
Dorries also praised the UK’s “booming” film and TV sector, with studios sold out for months, and cited the success of Emma Thompson. Good luck to you, Leo Grande, which was picked up by Searchlight at Sundance in a $7.5 million deal.
His department this morning unveiled a three-year, £21m ($28m) Global Screen Fund to help promote UK independent film overseas as part of a £50m package of measures. sterling ($67 million) for the wider creative industries.