EU nations maintain tight rein on film aid

Stern, Andy
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/17/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 58, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the European Union Commission's decision to maintain guidelines on state aid for the motion picture industry until June 2007. Cash incentives given to films on a national basis; Opposition to plans to limit home-spending requirements; EU Culture Commissioner Viviane Reding's claim that subsidies were necessary to protect European films from U.S. imports.


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