Finnish Government Proposes 25 Percent Film & TV Cash Rebate

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 13:13 -- Nick Dager

The Finnish government September 1 announced the decision to push forward a cash rebate incentive model after concluding the annual workshop between government members in which the state budget is balanced. After this, the state budget will receive its final approval from the Parliament, but generally the decisions taken in the workshop (budjettiriihi) hold the parliament stamp.

National CineMedia Names Katie Scherping CFO

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 13:59 -- Nick Dager

National CineMedia today named Katie Scherping chief financial officer effective August 11, 2016. Scherping will also serve as CFO of NCM LLC. With more than 30 years of finance, accounting and managerial experience, Scherping comes to NCM from Quiznos, where she had served as interim president and CEO since June. Previously, she had been a part of the Quiznos management team in the role of chief financial officer since December 2013.

NYWIFT, IRIS Names Writers Lab Winners

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:04 -- Nick Dager

New York Women in Film & Television and IRIS, a collective of women filmmakers, has selected the screenwriters to participate in the second year of The Writers Lab. The program is the only lab in the world dedicated to providing script development for women writers over the age of 40, and is funded by Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep.


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