British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

FILM LONDON

Description
Film London is the new strategic agency for the film and media sector in London. Formed in March 2003 Film London has absorbed the roles of the London Film Commission (LFC) and the London Film and Video Development Agency (LFVDA) Film London invests in film production, exhibition and education and in the economic and industry development initiatives across the capital. The agency leads the drive to enhance London’s status as a world-class film location. The datastore holds records of over 12,000 locations, 15,000 crew and 8,000 facility companies and local services, and a further 20,000 useful contacts. The locations area covers mainly Greater London. The collection also includes the Home Counties and other parts of the UK for locations such as castles, country houses, farms, and rural and coastal features.
Website
http://www.filmlondon.org.uk/
Keywords
Film production; Film locations
Access
Library - open Monday to Friday, 9am-6pm
Access for outsiders
Yes.
Facilities
n/a
Charges
For black and white and colour photocopies.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Books
Small reference library.
Datasets
Datastore of locations, crew and facilities.
Still Images
Location library - c.12,000 locations, c.150,000 pictures.
Video/Film
Video showreels.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Yes - datastore based on xml technology offers a sophisticated search system.
Digitised catalogue
Picture collection is in process of being scanned.

Main Contact

Name
Dr. Daniela Kirchner
Job title
Information Manager
Telephone
020 7387 8787
Fax
020 7387 8788
Email
daniela.kirchner@filmlondon.org.uk
Address
20 Euston Square
Regent’s Place
London
NW1 3JH

Alternate Contact

Telephone
020 7613 7676
Fax
020 7387 8788

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