Meetings

Film and major television production in Wales

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 16/05/2019 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 1.)

1. The Committee will be launching its report on 'Inquiry into Film and Major Television Productions in Wales' at the University of South Wales (ATRiuM Building), Cardiff - (Private)

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Meeting: 02/05/2019 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

Film and major television production in Wales: Consideration of draft report

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Minutes:

7.1 Members discussed and agreed the report with minor amendments.


Meeting: 03/04/2019 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

7 Film and major television production in Wales: Discussion of draft report

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Minutes:

7.1 Members agreed to share their views with the Clerking team ahead of a further discussion on the report at its first meeting after Easter recess.


Meeting: 26/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Reply from Pinewood

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Meeting: 20/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 9)

9 Film and major TV production: Consideration of key issues

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  • Paper 8

Minutes:

9.1 Committee Members considered the key issues of the inquiry.


Meeting: 20/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Further information from Fflim Cymru Wales

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Meeting: 12/07/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Film and major television production in Wales: evidence session 16

Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

Mick McGuire, Director, Business and Regions

Joedi Langley, Head of Creative Sector

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3.1 Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport and Welsh Government officials responded to questions from members of the committee.


Meeting: 04/07/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 1.)

Film and major television production in Wales: visit to Chapter Arts Centre

Arranged with Into Film, Committee Members will visit Chapter Arts Centre to view films made by young film makers. The screenings will be followed by an informal discussion with the film makers.


Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Additional Evidence

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Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Additional Evidence from the Welsh Government

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Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 14

Ron Jones, Founder and Executive Chairman of Tinopolis, Chair of the Welsh Government’s Creative Industries Sector Panel and a member of the Media Investment Panel.

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  • Research Brief

Minutes:

2.1 Witness responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Additional Evidence from Euros Lyn

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Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Additional Evidence from the Arts Council of Wales

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Meeting: 20/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 15

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport

Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport

Mick McGuire, Director Business and Regions

Joedi Langley, Head of Creative Sector

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Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.

3.2 The Chair requested for a further evidence session to be held before the end of term as there was not enough time to question witnesses.


Meeting: 06/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 12

Kelvin Guy, Founder and CEO of Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Rahil Abbas Sayed, Director and co-founder of Cardiff International Film Festival

Berwyn Rowlands, Festival Director, Iris Prize

Steve Swindon, CEO of Tape Community Music and Film (project lead for The Coastline Film Festival)

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  • Research Brief

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2.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 06/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Correspondence from Ofcom regarding representation and portrayal in the BBC

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Meeting: 06/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 13

Simon Curtis, National and Regional Organiser, Wales and South West England, Equity.

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3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 10

Anwen Griffiths, Business Affairs Manager, BFI

Jack Powell, Senior Policy Analyst, BFI

 

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4.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 9

Gareth Williams, Chair of TAC and CEO of Rondo Media

Luned Whelan, Executive Manager, TAC

Rosina Robson, Pact’s Head of Nations & Children’s

Gillane Seaborne, Pact's elected representative in Wales, CEO and Executive Producer at Midnight Oil

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3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 5)

5 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 11

Rhiannon Hughes, Festival Director for Wicked Wales

Lacey Small, Volunteer, Wicked Wales

 

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5.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 24/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 8

Rhodri Talfan Davies, Director, BBC Cymru Wales

Simon Winstone, Head of Drama, BBC Studios

Owen Evans, Chief Executive, S4C

Amanda Rees, Creative Director of Content, S4C

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2.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 16/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 6

Paul Higgins, Chairman, Dragon Digital and Member of the Media Investment Panel

Andrew M. Smith, Corporate Affairs Director, Pinewood Group

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2.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 16/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 7

Jane Tranter, Founder, Bad Wolf

Natasha Hale, Chief Operating Officer, Bad Wolf

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3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 10/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 8)

Film and Major Television Production in Wales: Evidence Session 5

Euros Lyn, Director

Julian Lewis Jones, Actor

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8.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 10/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

7 Film and Major Television Production in Wales: Evidence Session 4

Angharad Mair, Chair, Bafta Cymru

Sally Griffith, Director of Film and Cinema, Chapter

Hana Lewis, Strategic Manager, Film Hub Wales

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7.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 10/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Film and Major Television Production in Wales: Evidence Session 3

Ruth McElroy, Professor of Creative Industries, University of South Wales

Faye Hannah, Director, Our Colab

Tom Ware, Head of the Film and TV School, University of South Wales

Caitriona Noonan, Lecturer in Media and Communications, Cardiff University

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3.1 Apologies were received from Faye Hannah.

3.2 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 10/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 Film and Major Television Production in Wales: Evidence Session 2

Ed Talfan, Producer-Director, Severn Screen

Dewi Gregory, Producer, Truth Department

Catryn Ramasut, Producer, Managing Director, Ie Ie Productions

Roger Williams, Director, Joio

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2.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 02/05/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 1.)

1. Visit to Pinewood Studios

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  • Agenda

Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 Film and major television production in Wales: Evidence Session 1

Pauline Burt, Chief Executive, Ffilm Cymru Wales

Michael Gubbins, Chair, Ffilm Cymru Wales

Phil George, Chair, Arts Council of Wales

 

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3.1 Witnesses responded to Members’ questions.


Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

7 Film and major television production in Wales: Consultation Responses

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Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Film and major television production in Wales: Notes from stakeholders workshop

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Meeting: 08/03/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 1.)

1. Informal Roundtable Event: Inquiry into Film and Major Television Production in Wales (invitees only)

In order to inform its inquiry, the Committee will be meeting with stakeholders within the film and television industry to discuss emerging issues within sector. This roundtable event is not open to the public.

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  • Paper 1