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, the world’s biggest film and entertainment brand, has unveiled a sign
to celebrate this year’s Three Empire Awards and the importance of the film industry to
London and the UK. It is estimated that approximately
billion was spent in the UK on feature films: this was a 13% increase on 2015
and the highest since records began in 1994. An estimated £1.2 billion was
contributed by the film industry to London’s economy in 2016 with over 200 film
productions made in the capital last year.

Speaking about the huge contribution London
makes to the film industry, Sadiq Khan, Mayor
of London

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, commented: “The
Three Empire Awards celebrate the best in cinematic achievement. From Fantastic
Beasts and Where to Find Them to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – London’s
filmmaking expertise is the envy of the world. The film industry contributes a
great deal – both economically and culturally – to the life and soul of our


“I’m committed to building on our success as
a world-renowned powerhouse of filmmaking, ensuring the capital continues to
flourish and making London the best, and most inviting place for film
production on the planet.”

The awards will take place on 19
March at
Camden’s Roundhouse.







Notes to Editors

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