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Chapter 18: Film, high-end television and animation productions certified as British – 195 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 18.3 Film cultural test certifications, 2012 and 2013 In 2013, a total of 182 films (187 in 2012) received final certification as British under the cultural test (Table 18.1). Although fewer films received final certification than in 2012, the total budget was greater, increasing from £1,170 million to £1,353 million. The number of interim cultural test approvals increased in 2013 compared with 2012, from 154 to 190, and the anticipated total production value rose from £1,343 million to £1,731 million. Table 18.1 Film cultural test certifications, 2012 and 2013 Type of certification 2012 2013 Number Budget (£ million) Number Budget (£ million) Interim approval 154 1,342.5 190 1,730.8 Final certification 187 1,169.7 182 1,353.3 Source: DCMS, BFI 18.4 Film co-production certifications, 2012 and 2013 In 2013, with 17 final certifications and 19 interim approvals, the number of official co-productions was higher than in 2012. The total budget for final certifications was also higher than in 2012 (£73 million in 2012 and £113 million in 2013), but the anticipated production value of interim approvals was lower (£139 million in 2012 and £117 million in 2013). Table 18.2 Film co-production certifications, 2012 and 2013 Type of certification 2012 2013 Number Budget (£ million) Number Budget (£ million) Interim approval 18 138.7 19 116.6 Final certification 13 73.4 17 112.7 Source: DCMS, BFI In 2013, 12 of the 17 final co-production certifications were under the European Convention on Cinematic Co-production (one of which was jointly under the UK-South Africa treaty), four were under the UK-Canada agreement and one was under the UK-Australia agreement. Of the 19 interim co-production certifications, 15 were under the European Convention, two were under the UK-New Zealand agreement, one was under the UK-Canada agreement and one was under the UKSouth Africa agreement.


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