UK Film Council R.I.P
UK Film Council to close. The decision was confirmed in Parliament by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and comes as part of a slew of cost-cutting measures affecting various museums, libraries and public bodies in the UK."In the light of the current financial situation, and as part of our drive to increase openness and efficiency across Whitehall, it is the right time to look again at the role, size and scope of these organisations," said Hunt. The intention with regard to the UKFC is to have it completely shut down by next April. While the government has stressed its commitment to £15m of lottery funds and the continuation of the tax credit system for home-grown film projects.
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