Film Fund fires up German industry
In the battle to lure high-budget footloose productions to international production hubs, two of the most prized of this year's scalps have gone to Germany. Both Bryan Singer's Valkyrie for United Artists and the Wachowski brothers' Speed Racer for Warner Bros have shot in the territory, seduced in no small part by the fiscal attractions of the new German Federal Film Fund (Dfff). Both were reportedly heading to Prague in the Czech Republic until Germany unveiled its new fund.
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