Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the New York state budget
WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, on the recently approved New York state budget:
“MPAA and our member companies applaud Governor Cuomo and the New York Legislature for coming to agreement on a state budget that includes a three-year extension of the production incentive program. This will ensure stability and predictability for television and motion picture producers that utilize one of the most successful incentive programs worldwide. New York will continue to create thousands of jobs and add billions of dollars to the New York State economy as even more television series and feature film productions will locate in the Empire State.”
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The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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