October 24 - Variety
By Elsa Keslassy
Amendment was passed on Friday by the National Assembly
Gallic industryites are up in arms about a game-changing amendment, passed on Friday by the National Assembly, allowing the government to divert money to offset the country's budget deficit from coin collected by film board CNC to fund the biz.
If the bill is approved by the Senate next month, the CNC's revenues from taxes on film tickets, TV channels, VOD, mobile, Internet, DVDs and film-related products will be individually capped and anything earned above the cap will go to the state…
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