Saturday, September 18, 2021

ISLE OF MAN BUYING 20 PERCENT OF BRITISH STUDIO

June 7, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The Isle of Man, the semi-independent entity located in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland, has agreed to acquire 20 percent of Pinewood Shepperton Studios for about $36 million. The local government has reportedly been a major backer of British films since 1995. In a statement, Eddie Teare, the Isle of Man’s treasury […]

ISLE OF MAN: INVESTING IN FILMS — AND LOSING

June 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The Isle of Man, located between Ireland and Britain with a population of around 80,000, has done its utmost to lure film producers to its lush landscapes and mild climate. The government has funded its own production company CinemaNx, to support local filmmakers. But Britain’s Guardian newspaper has suggested that the semi-autonomist island’s investments have […]