Medinsky has proposed to limit the number of impressions of each film in cinemas
In addition, the Minister proposes to introduce a fee for each ticket on the support of the national cinema.
Moscow. 19 Dec. INTERFAX.RU Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky proposes to limit the number of sessions of one picture up to 35% and deduct three percent from every ticket on the support of the national cinema. Such a statement he made Tuesday at a meeting of the government Council on the development of domestic cinematography.
According to Medina, is preparing a bill according to which proposed to ban to allocate more than 35% of sessions in the cinema for one film.
“This is a reasonable antitrust measure in different countries. Otherwise, Western distributors are often forced by 50-60% under a single movie,” said the Minister, referring to the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.
If we now open the view system UAIS, the movie “Star wars” now as a result of healthy competition is 50% of the sessions in the country. It is called a monopoly, leading to decay. Accordingly, how to compete with them? They just pressured us.Vladimir Medinsky
In his opinion, limiting the number of sessions will give the viewer the opportunity to choose a movie.
Another proposal of the Minister was the introduction of a fee for each ticket sold to support national cinema.