Case Study 13: Change in Industrial Location (TV/Film industry)

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  • Case Study 13: Changes in TV/Film industry
    • LOCATION
      • 65% of UK TV/Film is made in London
      • Yorkshire is home to 4 top video game companies
      • BBC moved production  in 2012 from London to MediaCity, Salford Quays, Manchester
    • REASONS FOR MOVEMENT
      • Facilities at BBC needed replacing
      • Property values were cheaper in Salford
      • More competition from other broadcasters meaning regional studios are shut
      • Pressure from Ofcom which wants more programmes from outside London
        • ITV = 50% Programmes from outside London
        • Channel 4 = 30%
        • Five = 10%
    • FACTORS AFFECTING LOCATION OF PRODUCTION
      • Regional universities produce skilled graduates
      • 40% of actors live in London
      • People want programmes with regional accents
      • 1/3 of script writers live in London
      • Lots of creative talents in other regions outside of London
    • IMPACTS OF LOCATION CHANGE
      • Employees need to re-locate their lives
      • Cutbacks has led to job cuts but save on profit (ITV earned £40m)
      • Positive images created by regional programmes leading to further investment in regional shows

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