Summary of points – cultural test for high-end television

How the points for the cultural test for high-end television programmes are allocated.

  Section A – Cultural content  
A1 Programme set in the UK or EEA Up to 4 Points
A2 Three lead characters are British or EEA citizens or residents Up to 4 Points
A3 British/EEA story or underlying material by a British/EEA citizen or resident 4 points
A4 English language Up to 4 Points
  Section B – Cultural contribution  
B The programme demonstrates British creativity, British heritage and/or diversity Up to 4 Points
  Section C – Cultural hubs  
C1 At least 50% of the principal photography or the VFX or the SFX takes place in the UK 2 points
C2 At least 50% of the music recording or audio post-production or picture post-production takes place in the UK 1 point
  Section D – Personnel  
D1 1 of the 3 lead directors is an EEA citizen or resident 1 point
D2 1 of the 3 lead scriptwriters is an EEA citizen or resident 1 point
D3 1 of the 3 lead producers is an EEA citizen or resident 1 point
D4 1 of the 3 lead composers is an EEA citizen or resident 1 point
D5 1 of the 3 lead actors is an EEA citizen or resident 1 point
D6 At least 50% of the cast are EEA or residents 1 point
D7 At least 1 of the 7 key HoDs is an EEA citizen or resident 1 point
D8 At least 50% of the crew are EEA citizens or residents 1 point
Total   31 points

 

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