production boon, by Garry Maddox - 13th May 2004
The Sydney Morning Herald)
Hardly noticed among the family giveaways in the federal
budget was an initiative to encourage more international
television production to Australia.
a move long sought by marketer AusFilm, the 12.5 per
cent tax offset for films has been extended to big-budget
chief executive, Trisha Rothkrans, said yesterday
she was encouraged the Government had addressed the
crisis in production levels.
announcement will make us competitive with other destinations
around the world," she said.
offshore and co-produced television production worth
$158 million in 2000-01, the work has dried up in
the past two financial years.
extension of the offset to television means more employment
for cast and crew and gives opportunities for training,
especially in the visual effects sector," said
Industry Mogul Inks Deal With Media Man In Sydney
- Media Man Australia director, Greg Tingle, has a
business relationship with all companies listed in
the websites section, other than AusFILM and the AFC.
at time on publication on MMA website - 21st May 2004.
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