Gallic minister puts focus on local biz

Klaussmann, Liza
May 2004
Daily Variety;5/5/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 22, p13
Trade Publication
Reports that French culture minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres pledged to reform state funding to boost the film and television industry and to support original productions in a speech before the Society of Authors & Composers of Dramatic Works on May 3, 2004. Donnadieu de Vabres' failure to address striking showbiz workers' complaints about cuts to their unemployment benefits; His intention to spark a relocalization movement of film production to help stem the exodus to other countries.


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