The UK film industry received over £250m in government support through the film tax relief programme.
According to HM Treasury, the initiative generated over £1bn worth of investment into the UK and that the total amount of investment secured since 2007 has now reached over £6bn.
It was announced earlier this year that there are plans to increase film tax relief to 25% regardless of budget level.
The government is hoping to continue to attract big budget blockbusters like Star Wars: The Force Awakens to shoot in the UK.
The Treasury reports that 1/3 of the tax relief support went to UK independent productions.
The relief is available to films which qualify as British productions through a cultural test or via an official UK co-production treaty.
Chancellor George Osborne said: “I’m delighted that the golden age for British creative industries is going from strength to strength. 2015 was a record year for the film industry and I’m proud that our support for this fast growing sector is securing investment, boosting productions and creating jobs across the UK.
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