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French culture minister proposes shorter VoD window

Wednesday 23 July 2014 | 11:19 CET | News
French culture minister Aurelie Filippetti told Le Figaro that she will propose a change to the country's TV broadcast and VoD window for new films to make them more quickly accessible to TV viewers after their cinema release. She said she would propose to allow films to be shown on TV two months earlier than at present, and for VoD within after two years, rather than three years. This advantage will only concern services which take part in the financing of French and European productions. The minister, whose statement comes two months before the expected arrival of Netflix in France, said

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