Extracts from the press conference by Joaquín Almunia, on state aid in favour of films and other audio-visual works
On 14 November 2013, Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Competition, gave a press conference in Brussels, Belgium, on the adoption by the European Commission of a new Communication regarding state aid for cinema.
The new Cinema Communication allows aid for a wider scope of activities, highlights Member States' discretion in defining cultural activities worthy of support, introduces the possibility to give more aid to cross-border productions and promotes film heritage. The Commission took into account the comments received during three public consultations of Member States and stakeholders.
Type: Summary of press conference
Joaquín Almunia Aman
Brussels - EC/Berlaymont
Audiovisual media , Cinema , Competition , Film industry , State aid
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/ Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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