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British Film Institute

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The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom. [1]

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Alan Parker

Sir Alan William Parker (born 14 February 1944) is an English film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Amanda Nevill

Amanda Elizabeth Nevill, (born 21 March 1957) is an English arts administrator and is the Chief Executive of the British Film Institute.

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Anthony Minghella

Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 195418 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter.

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Anthony Smith (producer)

Professor Anthony Smith, CBE, is a British broadcaster, author and academic, who was President of Magdalen College, Oxford, between 1988 and 2005.

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Archive

An archive is an accumulation of historical records or the physical place they are located.

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Association of European Film Archives and Cinematheques

The Association of European Film Archives and Cinematheques (French: Association des Cinémathèques Européennes - ACE) is an affiliation of 44 European national and regional film archives founded in 1991.

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Basil Engholm

Sir Basil Charles Engholm KCB (2 August 1912 – 12 June 1990) was a senior British civil servant at the Ministry of Agriculture.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BFI 75 Most Wanted

The BFI 75 Most Wanted is a list compiled in 2010 by the British Film Institute of the most sought-after British feature films not held in the BFI National Archive, and classified as "missing, believed lost".

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BFI Film & TV Database

The BFI Film & TV Database (ftvdb) is an online database created by the British Film Institute containing information related to movies, television shows, actors, production crew personnel, video games and fictional characters featured in visual entertainment media, from the UK.

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BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival

BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, formerly known as the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (LLGFF), is the biggest LGBT film festival in Europe.

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BFI Flipside

BFI Flipside is a series of Dual Format Editions (DVD and Blu-ray released together) which was launched in May 2009 and is published by the British Film Institute's Video label.

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BFI IMAX

The BFI IMAX is an IMAX cinema in the South Bank district of London, just north of Waterloo station.

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BFI list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14

The 50 films you should see by the age of 14 is a list created by the British Film Institute in 2005 to inspire parents and educators to take movies as seriously as books and other forms of art.

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BFI London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival is an annual film festival held in the United Kingdom, running in the second half of October with cooperation from the British Film Institute.

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BFI National Archive

The BFI National Archive is a department of the British Film Institute, and one of the largest film archives in the world.

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BFI Production Board

The BFI Production Board (1964-2000) was a state-funded film production fund managed by the British Film Institute (BFI) and "explicitly charged with backing work by new and uncommercial filmmakers." Emerging from the Experimental Film Fund, the BFI Production Board was a major source of funding for experimental, art house, animation, short and documentary cinema, with a continuing commitment to funding under-represented voices in filmmaking.

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BFI Southbank

BFI Southbank (from 1951 to 2007 known as the National Film Theatre) is the leading repertory cinema in the UK, specialising in seasons of classic, independent and non-English language films.

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BFI Top 100 British films

In 1999 the British Film Institute surveyed 1,000 people from the world of British film and television to produce the BFI 100 list of the greatest British films of the 20th century.

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BFI TV 100

The BFI TV 100 is a list compiled in 2000 by the British Film Institute (BFI), chosen by a poll of industry professionals, to determine what were the greatest British television programmes of any genre to have been screened.

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Blu-ray

Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.

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British Film Institute Fellowship

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established in 1933, based in the United Kingdom.

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Cecil Harmsworth King

Cecil Harmsworth King (20 February 1901 – 17 April 1987) was chairman of Daily Mirror Newspapers, Sunday Pictorial Newspapers and the International Publishing Corporation (1963–68), and a director at the Bank of England (1965–68).

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Charitable organization

A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).

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Charity Commission for England and Wales

The Charity Commission for England and Wales is the non-ministerial government department that regulates registered charities in England and Wales and maintains the Central Register of Charities.

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Cinema of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century.

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Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland (Alba Chruthachail, Creative Scotlan) is the development body for the arts and creative industries in Scotland.

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Denis Forman

Sir John Denis Forman (13 October 1917 – 24 February 2013) was a Scottish executive in the British television industry long associated with the ITV contractor Granada, and with various charitable and governmental bodies in the arts.

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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.

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Department for Education

The Department for Education (DfE) is a department of Her Majesty's Government responsible for child protection, education (compulsory, further and higher education), apprenticeships and wider skills in England.

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film frame

In filmmaking, video production, animation, and related fields, a frame is one of the many still images which compose the complete moving picture.

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 5th Duke of Sutherland

George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 5th Duke of Sutherland, KT, PC (29 August 1888 – 1 February 1963), styled Earl Gower until 1892 and Marquess of Stafford between 1892 and 1913, was a British courtier, patron of the film industry and Conservative politician from the Leveson-Gower family.

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Greg Dyke

Gregory Dyke (born 20 May 1947) is a British media executive, football administrator, journalist and broadcaster.

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Independent cinema in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has a well-established history of independent cinema exhibition dating from the 1930s and the Film Society Movement, which still exists as the British Federation of Film Societies.

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J. Paul Getty

Jean Paul Getty (December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976) was an American-British industrialist, and the patriarch of the Getty family.

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James Quinn (film administrator)

James Quinn (23 August 1919 – 11 February 2008), born James Charles Frederick Quinn, was a film administrator, producer and exhibitor.

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Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Jack Thomas, CBE (born 26 July 1949) is a British film producer, founder and chairman of Recorded Picture Company.

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Joan Bakewell

Joan Dawson Bakewell, Baroness Bakewell, DBE (née Rowlands; born 16 April 1933) is an English journalist, television presenter and Labour Party Peer.

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List of film institutes

Some notable institutions celebrating film, including both national film institutes and independent and non-profit organizations.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Museum of the Moving Image (London)

The Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI) was a museum of the history of cinema technology and media sited below Waterloo Bridge in London.

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National Lottery (United Kingdom)

The National Lottery is the state-franchised national lottery in the United Kingdom.

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Northern Ireland Screen

Northern Ireland Screen (Scáileáin Thuaisceart Éireann) is the national screen agency for Northern Ireland.

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Patrick Gordon Walker

Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker, Baron Gordon-Walker, (7 April 1907 – 2 December 1980) was a British Labour Party politician.

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Privy council

A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.

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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Richard Attenborough

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, (29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014), was an English actor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and politician.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Screenonline

Screenonline is a website about the history of British film, television and social history as documented by film and television.

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Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, or informally Culture Secretary, is a United Kingdom cabinet position with responsibility for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI).

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South Bank

South Bank is an entertainment and commercial district in central London, next to the River Thames opposite the City of Westminster.

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Sydney Castle Roberts

Sir Sydney Castle Roberts (1887–1966) was a British author, publisher and university administrator.

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Television

Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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The Lost World of Friese-Greene

The Lost World of Friese-Greene is a BBC documentary series produced in conjunction with the British Film Institute.

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The Lost World of Mitchell & Kenyon

The Lost World of Mitchell & Kenyon is a BBC documentary series produced in conjunction with the British Film Institute.

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The Lost World of Tibet

The Lost World of Tibet is a BBC documentary film produced in conjunction with the British Film Institute.

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The Sight & Sound Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time

The following are the "Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time" according to the worldwide opinion polls conducted by Sight & Sound and published in the journal's September 2012 issue.

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UK Film Council

The UK Film Council (UKFC) was a non-departmental public body set up in 2000 to develop and promote the film industry in the UK.

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Wilf Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara

Robert Wilfrid "Wilf" Stevenson, Baron Stevenson of Balmacara (born 19 April 1947) is a Labour life peer and former adviser to Gordon Brown.

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William Brass, 1st Baron Chattisham

William Brass, 1st Baron Chattisham (11 February 1886 – 24 August 1945), known as Sir William Brass between 1929 and 1945, was a British Conservative Party politician.

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William Coldstream

Sir William Menzies Coldstream, CBE (28 February 1908 – 18 February 1987) was an English realist painter and a long-standing art teacher.

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World cinema

World cinema is not the sum-total of all films made around the world.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Film_Institute

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