Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us GET FREE NEWS UPDATES
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers

Reitman tells producers to focus on original ideas, not what’s Canadian content

News | 02/13/2003 5:00 am EST

Producer/director Ivan Reitman told Canadian producers that they should pay less attention to qualifying for tax credits and fulfilling Canadian content quotas, and more on original ideas. Speaking at the Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA) conference last week, he encouraged Canadian producers, in the absence of a studio system here, to ensure productions get completed and seen. An excerpt of his keynote address appears below.

This content is available to wirereport.ca subscribers

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

Unlock all the Canadian telecom, broadcasting and digital media news you need.

Take a free trial or subscribe to The Wire Report now.


Two weeks free access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.

Register for free

* Required


Unlimited access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.


* Required

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com