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Berlin wants to improve conditions for the film industry in the future

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Berlin wants to make the general conditions for film and TV show productions more attractive in the city.

Obtaining a filming permit should become easier, Governing Mayor Franziska Giffey (SPD) announced on Thursday (June 30, 2022) an. In the future, there will be a central point of contact in Berlin where permit will be issued.

Films as advertising for the city of Berlin

Until now, Giffey explained, those who wanted to make a movie in Berlin often had to contact quite a few people. Changing that should help speed up the approval process. She stressed the importance of clear processes and reliability. "The competition doesn't sleep," Giffey said. Every film shot in Berlin is therefore also advertising for the city.

Author: dpa/
Publication date: 30 June 2022
Last updated: 30 June 2022

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