Teutons have capital idea

Meza, Ed
May 2005
Daily Variety;5/11/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 29, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that the German government is setting up a risk capital fund to raise €190 million over the next three years to support the local motion picture industry. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder on Tuesday agreed to the initiative during a meeting with Culture Minister Christina Weiss and industry representatives including Berlin Film Festival topper Dieter Kosslick, VIP Medienfonds chief Andreas Schmid, Studio Hamburg head Sytze van der Laan, Egoli Tossell Film's producer Jens Meurer, German Film Productions' David Groenewold and Georgia Tornow, head of producer organization Film 20.


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