CSA Projects

Across The Pond With Love: a showcase and talent promotion initiative for European films.

BECTU: Comparison of French and UK Public Policy and Support Mechanisms for the Film Industry – a report for the Broadcast Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union.

British Film Institute: a report on UK Film Export Policy – Export Promotion and International Film Festivals.

CSA Publishing: a registered publisher specialising in artist illustrated books – the first of which is Around the Corner.

Entertainment Partners Financial Solutions (US), Canada Film Capital and EP Canada: designed and delivered programmes of activity (including seminars and 1-to-1 events) to promote the services and products offered by the US and Canadian companies to the international production industry at the  Cannes Film Festival and Marché 2012 – 2016.

Film Victoria, AustraliaProduction Partnerships between the Victorian and Indian Film Industries – consultancy for Film Victoria, Australia. Working with key Indian production companies, trade bodies, government agencies and departments.

From Blighty with Love: a film series and talent promotion showcase which released seven independent UK films across digital cinemas in cities and towns in India.

From Britain With Love: a film series and talent promotion showcase which released six independent UK films across digital cinemas in 47 US cities and towns with the promotional campaign reaching an estimated three million Americans. CSA delivered the project through creating a network of partners including: UK sales agents, Emerging Cinemas in the US, Film Society of the Lincoln Centre, BBC America, UK Trade and Investment (now the Department of International Trade), Bafta New York, Bafta LA, The British Film Commission and the British Council.

Independent Cinema Office: bespoke business planning reports and financial advice for independent exhibitors and festivals.

Olsberg SPI: international promotion, strategy and research services. Projects included:

Quantifying Screen Tourism in England: Working with the Olsberg SPI team for Creative England. The project assessed the impact of screen tourism to England outside of London, estimating the annual value of international screen tourism as well as providing a number of recommendations for maximising the screen tourism opportunity at a time of high levels of film and television production.

New International UK Sales Company – identifying staffing, operational and budget requirements for Olsberg SPI.

Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB): development of PG Lite, a new brand of PGGB membership for entry level professionals.

Sargent-Disc: business development for the UK film and television financial services company.

Sargent Disc and Entertainment Partners Financial Solutions: Cannes Film Festival and Marché.

ScreenSkills High-End Television (HETV) Case Studies: CSA was commissioned to produce nine individual and corporate case studies, and facilitate a UK-wide Roadshow to generate a clear understanding of the value of the HETV Levy, it’s Fund and initiatives within the television industry. Case studies included HBO’s Game of Thrones, Left Bank’s Outlander and Kudos’s experience of Levy funded initiatives.

The Extra Factor: Supporting Artists – Liability and Best Practice: Consultancy project to identify the legal liabilities for production and extras agencies, and to recommend best practice across the value chain. Following positive feedback on the report’s recommendations, CSA formed an industry wide working group to prioritise and implement the recommendations in partnership with the UK national screen agencies, unions, trade bodies and production sector.  The Chair of the industry group is Kevin Trehy, SVP Physical Production, Warner Brothers.

UK Film and TV Financing Division: research and business development – to explore launching a film and television financing service  (client confidential).