MOSCOW, 30 Jul – RIA Novosti. The trend of showing movies in the Internet will increase, in this context, Russia should toughen the laws, since Internet piracy does not allow for commercialization of this sector, the Director of the film concern Mosfilm Karen Shakhnazarov.

According to him, cinema is still remain, because “the spectacle on the screen remains fascinating”.

“But the Internet-the movie will develop more and more, I’m sure. Russian movie the most serious issue is that we have imperfect laws that Internet piracy makes it almost impossible to seriously do the Internet business, in contrast, incidentally, to the West, where very strict laws In Russia need to adopt tougher laws, it became a source of opportunities and coverage of the budget, because otherwise we will bear a very big loss for the film industry”, he added.

Earlier, the organisers of the Academy awards or the Oscars because of the epidemic of the coronavirus decided to change the rules of selection and for the first time allowed to contest in 2021 movies that appeared only online, not in theaters. This rule will be valid only until until they open the cinema.

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