Certification and tax relief events

Here’s a timetable of our past and upcoming events where you will have an opportunity to hear more about the creative sector reliefs and certification and ask any questions.

Please click on the appropriate website link for further details.

Upcoming events

Date Event Description Location Website
May 2016        
31 May BFI Children’s Television Seminar The Certification Unit will be hosting an afternoon covering the Children’s TV tax relief alongside PACT and Skillset London BFI Children’s TV event
June 2016        
14 June Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016 Members of the team will be attending for film certification & tax relief 1-2-1s as part of the Switchboard sessions at 1:30pm -3:00pm. It’s a drop in session so please drop by. Sheffield Sheffield Doc Fest
17 June Edinburgh Film Festival (EIFF) Chris Halliday will be attending for film and television certification (including co-production) & tax relief 1-2-1s Edinburgh EIFF
24 June The Encounters Producers Course One-day course that will explore traditional methods and practices whilst covering the most up to date issues related to animation and short film production, including the new UK tax break, financial incentives and distribution. Anna Mansi will be talking through the tax reliefs in depth Edinburgh Encounters Producers Course

Past events

May 2016        
5 May Interface Anna Mansi will be on a panel with Ukie and Saffrey Champness discussing the cultural test and tax relief. London Interface
14-16 May Cannes Film Festival Anna Mansi and Chris Halliday will be at the UK FILM centre from 14th – 16th May for 1-2-1’s and general advice and guidance on the UK film tax relief, to book a meeting please e-mail certifications@bfi.org.uk Cannes Cannes Film Festival
April 2016        
4-6 April MIPTV Andy Wright will be joining PACT on the UK Indies stand for 1-2-1’s and general info on the UK television tax reliefs Cannes MIPTV
5 April London Games Festival Anna Mansi will be doing a presentation on the video game tax relief, with a case study, as part of the Games Finance Summit (10.50AM) London London Games Festival
7-9 April EGX Rezzed Certification unit will have a stand and be conducting videogame certification & tax relief 1-2-1s London EGX
March 2016        
10 March CMC Animation Exchange Anna Mansi will be on a panel to talk about the animation tax relief and joined by Andy Wright for 1-2-1’s London CMC
Date Event Description Location Website
February 2016        
11-21 February Berlin Film Festival Members of the team will be attending for film certification & tax relief 1-2-1s Berlin Berlinale
25 February Glasgow Film Festival Anna Mansi on the industry panel for funding Glasgow Glasgow Film Festival
January 2016        
18 January Pocket Gamer Connects London Members of the team presenting the video games tax relief London PGC London

Further tax relief events are being run throughout the UK and abroad, so please keep an eye on updates. If you wish to enquire about meeting at any of these events to go through the certification and tax relief process, please email: certifications@bfi.org.uk.

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