This research will begin with the statement that the London Film Festival is an annual event organised by the British Film Institute (BFI). It is the largest public film event in the UK and it attracts over 300 features, documentaries and short films from numerous countries around the world. The London Film Festival has a rich history that goes back to 1953 and it has a reputation that is connected to the Crown and other credible institutions in the UK. The London Film Festival provides the red-carpet treatment for stars and brings together important personalities and leaders in the film industry in the UK and beyond. The event comes with a large array of programmes and activities that bring together stakeholders in the film industry. This includes public forum, education events, lectures, question-and-answer sessions with actors and authorities in the film industry. The highlights of each year’s events are the awards for the best films in various categories. This year’s edition of the BFI London Film Festival is scheduled to be done between the 17th and 31st of October, 2014. The main objectives of this year’s project include the following:
- Growing the film industry in London.
- Maximise investments into London and the UK through the film industry.
- Sustain and improve the London film culture.
- Promote London as a global city through the film industry.
- Present London’s strategic priorities to the world by filming and broadcasting it.