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France Looking At Taxing Netflix, Amazon To Fund Film And Tv - Yahoo News

Its European headquarters are moving this year from Kim Kardashian Luxembourg to The Netherlands. Google is increasingly making inroads into streaming commercial movies and TV shows through its YouTube subsidiary, and online retail giant Amazon is also getting in on the act with its Amazon Prime Instant Video service, which this month signed up Woody Allen for his own series. - Netflix, Amazon 'shaking up' sector - "Globally, the sector is reconfiguring itself and the emergence of new actors like Netflix and Amazon are shaking up the production and distribution landscape," Pellerin said. France has a vibrant film and television sector thanks to a system that requires television networks to hand over a proportion of their turnover to back domestic production, on top of a series of public grants and funds. The result is a diverse field of many small- to mid-size production companies, unlike in the United States, where studios and listed entertainment conglomerates dominate. In continue terms of quality, French films are well-regarded. In this year's Oscars race, 13 French films or co-productions with http://matthewgeyr.postbit.com other countries are in the running.
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