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Figures and statistics on the contribution of the film industry in the country's GDP from 2015-2020

Requested from PIDS by J. Santos at 12:31 PM on Dec 02, 2020.
Purpose: Policy research and development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2015 - 12/02/2020
Tracking no: #PIDS-790787841418

Santos 12:31 PM, Dec 02, 2020

Hello, I would like to request the following: 

1. Percentage of the contribution of the film industry in the country's GDP from 2015-2020 
2. Market share of local films vis-a-vis foreign films from 2015-2020 
3. Total revenue of local films from 2015-2020 
4. Total revenue of foreign films from 2015-2020 
5. Total revenue of the film industry from 2015-2020 
6. Gross Box Office from 2015-2020 

Thank you so much, and I hope for an immediate response.

Santos 10:44 AM, Dec 09, 2020

Hi, any updates on this? Thank you.

December 10, 2020

Dear Mr. Santos,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated December 2, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for data on the following topics:
•	Percentage of the contribution of the film industry in the country’s GDP from 2015-2020;
•	Market share of local films vis-à-vis foreign films from 2015-2020;
•	Total revenue of local films from 2015-2020;
•	Total revenue of foreign films from 2015-2020;
•	Total revenue of the film industry from 2015-2020; and
•	Gross Box Office from 2015-2020


Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data sets you have requested. PIDS makes use of administrative data from other agencies for its research studies. However, you may want to get in touch directly with other government agencies, such as the Philippine Statistics Authority (https://psa.gov.ph/) and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (https://www.fdcp.ph/) to request the data sets that you need.

Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publication that is related to the data sets that you are requesting:
•	DP 2005-31: Audiovisual Services Sector: Can the Philippines Follow "Bollywood?" (https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidsdps0531.pdf)

Kindly check other PIDS publications that are available on our website (link here: https://www.pids.gov.ph/publications).

For further assistance, you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

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If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,
Novie D. Salcedo
FOI Officer

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