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UK Film Council

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt Conservative, Portsmouth North

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport how much was (a) invested in and (b) received as revenue from each profitable film that was (i) wholly and (ii) partly funded by the UK Film Council in each of the last five years.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

holding answer 19 July 2011

There were no films wholly funded by the UK Film Council (UKFC) in the last five years. There were 33 film production awards made by the UK Film Council where (a) the first production award was made between 1 April 2006 and 31 March 2011, and (b) which has received recoupment income. The recoupment income for the period up to 31 March 2011, for each of these awards, is shown as follows. Additional recoupment is expected over a number of years.

Film Production award (£) Recouped to March 2011 (£) Percentage
A Complete History 236,230 22,871 10
Adulthood 569,999 353,918 62
Brideshead Revisited 1,413,888 20,885 1
Bright Star 564,010 456,493 81
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff 154,000 8,929 6
Centurion 1,179,553 625,201 53
Donkey Punch (aka Punch) 457,490 58,931 13
Faintheart (My Movie Mashup) 325,000 13,718 4
Fish Tank 644,000 165,741 26
Franklyn 1,080,000 44,755 4
French Film 179,830 46,067 26
Harry Brown 1,002,225 22,300 2
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People 1,471,145 9,977 2
Hush 338,650 67,144 20
Jean Charles 650,000 6,938 1
London to Brighton 184,566 67,639 37
Made in Dagenham 921,119 732,613 80
Magicians 317,500 20,529 6
Man on Wire (aka Reach the Clouds) 385,000 390,081 101
Nightwatching 314,618 62,420 20
Nowhere Boy 1,200,000 1,039,544 87
RAGE 200,000 6,759 3
St Trinian's 1,432,000 1,440,017 101
Streetdance 1,003,300 582,493 58
Summer 467,750 11,792 3
The Cottage 770,000 290,947 38
The Deep Blue Sea 1,060,000 47,460 4
The Escapist 779,426 266,307 34
The King's Speech 1,000,000 950,000 95
Tony 150,590 12,540 8
Triangle 1,707,500 179,550 11
Unmade Beds 433,396 19,317 4
White Lightnin’ 594,483 72,919 12
Total 21,716.122 8,105,133 37

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