A pilot programme has been launched by CBI member the University of Nottingham to help Chinese universities improve the quality of the training they provide to film industry students.
The University of Nottingham hosted a group of 27 screen industry academics from 23 universities across China, who came to the UK to find out how the University trains graduates and prepares them for careers the screen industry. China’s film industry is expanding rapidly.
In 2015, the Chinese spent more than $6.5 billion on movie tickets, an increase of almost 50% on the previous year. Around 20 new cinema screens are opening every day in China to meet demand, and last year, profit from film production climbed 76% to 868 million yuan.
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