So you want to start a film production company. You’ll have to move to America, right? Wrong! While Hollywood still dominates the global box office, Europe has a strong claim to be cinema’s second home. It’s where the medium was developed, and where many of the most experimental and interesting filmmakers have resided.
Currently the EU and European countries are making a real push to break America’s stranglehold. A number of funds are driving innovation and helping young filmmakers, while also promoting European culture and heritage. Among those countries, France is fast becoming the best place to start a film production company.
Nail Down Your Niche
Video is playing a much greater role online, and businesses are recognising the need to drive engagement with unique content.Lower level video production for SMEs and large enterprises is becoming more common, as are projects for individuals. Meanwhile online content creators are getting richer, outsourcing content production and editing to professionals by turning to single production companies. These companies film their events or adverts and keep their work on archivefor access and reuse in future years. Meanwhile developments such as Facebook’s custom videos generated with catalogued data show the future of this kind of personalised video production for independent consumption.