• By London Councils

The funding for the London Cultural Improvement Programme came to an end in 2011.  This website will remain live to ensure that the learning and resources from the programme are still available.  For an overview of the programme visit the LCIP Index.

FilmApp is an online application, notification and payment system designed to help London boroughs and landowners process filming requests. FilmApp allows detailed records to be kept of every film shoot.  The London Cultural Improvement Programme provided funding and project management to support the development and roll-out of FilmApp.

This new system has been designed to cope with separate inputs from multiple boroughs and aimed to develop a common system whilst retaining the flexibility needed to run separate film offices with different film policies and charges.  As of May 2011 the following boroughs have launched FilmApp:

It is soon to be implemented in Kensington and Chelsea and Hackney and other boroughs have expressed an interest in joining. Find out more about FilmApp

    The baseline evaluation carried out before the implementation of FilmApp and a map of engagement (correct as of March 2011) are available to download in the related documents below along with the closure report that was submitted to Capital Ambition in April 2011, which relates to the LCIP funding only.  This material by the London Cultural Improvement Programme is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Please link to this page when providing attribution and credit the London Cultural Improvement Programme.