Movie and music industry are asked to include areas that have suffered

“Please include a list of individual areas of activity most affected by the deteriorating situation in connection with the spread of the new coronavirus infection, <...> the following field of activities: production of films, videos and television programs, publishing of sound and music; museums activities; operation of zoos” – leads TASS words of the Minister’s letter.

Photo: Sergey Mikheev/RG In Russian museums discussed the ways to survive in a pandemic

cultural Figures supported the proposals of the Minister of culture. Director Vladimir Khotinenko, said that the country for an indefinite period disappeared film screening, and now the entire film industry will improve and legitimize the work of on the Internet, the more stringent the responsibility for piracy. “We need to create new online channels, mesh, and so the audience was not unaccustomed to the phenomenon of film. Not to blur the specificity of traditional screening that he did not die,” said Khotinenko.

Earlier, the Russian musical Association appealed to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin with the request to support the music industry. In particular, it is proposed to exempt Russian organisations from VAT on transactions for the disposal of exclusive rights on objects of copyright and related rights.

Photo: iStock the creators of the series and the movie discussed the problems of the industry in connection with the coronavirus

Director General of the Great Moscow circus Edgard Zapashny voiced the main problem of the circus industry – the lack of spectators. According to him, circuses were deprived of their profit, which was more than budgetary support.

General Director of “First music Publishing” Mary Oparin called the loss of the music industry is enormous. In its forecasts, the recovery would take at least two years.