Thornhill, Michael
February 2008
Inside Film;Feb2008, Issue 106, p6
The author comments on the Royal Assent received by the Federal Government Bill on September 27, 2008, which subsidises approved Australian film features. He notes that the new Offsets including 40% for feature film and documentary, 20% for television, and up to 65 hours per series a year of episodic drama series and television documentary. He says that it is difficult for a tax paying entity to rort the system with a 20% limitation and will hurt smaller films greater than Hollywood style blockbusters.


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