We have a global reputation for creative excellence, including film, TV, advertising, music, design, architecture, video games, animation, publishing, VFX, and the experience economy.
Our high-tech facilities and creative talents are used for the biggest TV and movie productions, including the Star Wars and Fantastic Beasts films, Game of Thrones and The Crown.
Tax relief of up to 25% on up to 80% of development costs for UK game, film animation, high-end TV, children’s TV, theatre, games, orchestra and exhibitions.
R&D tax credits
R&D tax reliefs support companies, including those in the creative sector, that work on innovative projects in science and technology. They can be claimed by a range of companies that advance their field, and can even be claimed on unsuccessful projects.
Creative tax reliefs
Creative tax reliefs have helped to fuel high levels of film inward investment, which reached £1.6bn in 2018.
The new creative industries Sector Deal will invest more than £150m across the lifecycle of creative businesses, including locations, technologies and future skills.
Cloth Cat Animation
Cloth Cat Animation, a Welsh company, has produced two major Chinese pre-school animation series featuring their character Luo Bao Bei, for Chinese company Magic Mall. The production, made at their Cardiff studio, has been shown on multiple digital platforms in China, on Channel 5 in the UK, and will soon be seen on Netflix.