London’s Film Industry

Film London is a public agency supported by the London Development Agency and the UK Film Council. The aim of Film London is to ensure that London’s people and businesses are enriched by London’s thriving film sector. London is renowned as one of the world’s most recognisable television and film locations and has been the backdrop of numerous feature films, blockbusters and documentaries.

The Mayor of London’s development arm, the London Development Agency, along with the UK Film Council formed Film London in 2003, with additional backing from Arts Council England London. Funding is also provided by the National Lottery through the British Film Institute.

Film London’s core aims include:

  • Sustaining London’s Film Culture
  • Film Industry growth in London
  • Maximizing investment in London through the Film industry
  • Investing in training and developing talent
  • Capitilising on opportunities and strengthening London’s film industry and culture
  • Boosting employment opportunities in London film industry sector
  • Increasing access to London’s film culture

Film London covers all of London’s Boroughs including Ealing, Enfield, Lewisham, Camden, The City, Bexley, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Barking and Dagenham, Hillingdon, Croydon, Haringey, Waltham Forest, Sutton, Hounslow, Bromley, Hackney, Islington, Westminster, Waltham Forest, Brent, Tower Hamlets, Barnet and Lambeth.

Film London is also responsible for the British Film Commission, which is backed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. The British Film commission is the UK’s national body accountable for encouraging and supporting international feature film production in the UK.

Film London
56 Shoreditch High Street
E1 6JJ
Tel: 0207 613 7676