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PIFF receives increased funding

PIFF receives increased funding

Written by David Lewis on Mar 18, 2009. Posted in On Location

The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) will receive extra government funding to secure its future in difficult economic times. Funding will increase from USD3.26 million last year to USD4.47 million this year.

US feature confirmed for Ireland

US feature confirmed for Ireland

Written by David Lewis on Mar 16, 2009. Posted in On Location

The US feature film Leap Year has been green lit to go into production in Ireland at the end of this month. The project was confirmed for Ireland after improvements to the Irish tax incentive for film and television, Section 481, were introduced late last year by Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism Martin Cullen and production has been green lit after the legislation was ratified by the European Commission this week.

Business is booming in BC

Business is booming in BC

Written by David Lewis on Mar 10, 2009. Posted in On Location

Motion picture production spending in British Columbia in 2008 was CAD1.2 billion, an increase of more than CAD250 million over 2007, Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts Bill Bennett announced yesterday.

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