Taiwan to continue expanding filmmaking industry

by Peter D. Marshall

by Elaine Hou.

Taiwan will continue to expand and promote its filmmaking industry, following a strong performance by a number of Taiwanese movies in 2011, Premier Sean Chen said Thursday.

Chen said related government agencies should take advantage of the Chinese-speaking market and the Economic Framework Cooperation Agreement (ECFA) between Taiwan and China, which has expanded the presence of Taiwanese films in China.

The premier’s remarks came at a weekly Cabinet meeting, during which Government Information Office (GIO) officials gave a briefing on the progress of a four-year project to boost Taiwan’s filmmaking industry.

Read the rest of this article from Focus Taiwan.

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