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Sky to build huge new Elstree film studio

Media giant Sky is to build huge new film studios near the existing Elstree production site outside London, creating 2,000 jobs.
The 32-acre development will be used by Sky, other Comcast-owned firms including NBC Universal, and be open to third parties.
Sky predicted up to £3bn would be invested in new production at the site over the next five years.
The UK's film and television sector has performed strongly in recent years.
Hit shows such as The Crown and Games of Thrones have been filmed using UK facilities as the battle between Netflix, Amazon and other streaming services has intensified.
Sky spends £7bn a year on production in Europe, including football rights, and plans to double the amount it spends on making its own content to £1bn per year by 2024.
Sky Studios chief executive Gary Davey said it was hard to keep up with the increasing demand for high quality content, given that it typically takes three years to bring a project to the screen.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50641745
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