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Canal Plus reaches agreement with film industry

Tuesday 12 May 2015 | 10:24 CET | News
French pay TV group Canal Plus and the cinema industry have signed a 5-year agreement in the last few days before the Cannes Film Festival, reports Les Echos. Over 70 percent of the sector has signed up, said Canal Plus managing director Rodolphe Belmer. Only the APC and UPF, both producers' organisations, have not signed the agreement that has been in discussion for several months. Canal Plus, which must spend 12.5 percent of its revenue to buy French and European films (around EUR 225 million a year), obtained more flexibility on transmission timeframes. It will be able to show the same

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus
Countries: France
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