Sunday, May 15, 2011

Puerto Rico Promotes New Film Law In Hollywood

Puerto Rico government officials headed to Hollywood and pitched the island’s new film incentives law to a wide range of movie-industry players.  Officials presented the newly signed law to industry executives and media outlets during the Film Finance Forum in Los Angeles. The annual forum gathers representatives from across the industry including producers, financiers and the national media.

The trip also included meetings with production firms to promote film and TV projects for Puerto Rico.  It was reported, meetings took place with executives from Universal Studios, Fox, Disney, Warner Brothers, DreamWorks Studios, Paramount, and others.  Puerto Rico will also promote at other events scheduled for Cannes, Singapore and Moscow.

The new incentives law enacted by Gov. Luis Fortuño, has already drawn coverage in film industry magazine Variety and the Los Angeles Times.


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