Governor Bob McDonnell, MPAA Chairman and CEO Chris Dodd, and Lincoln Producer Kathleen Kennedy Highlight Positive Economic Impact of Film Industry Today in Richmond
Archived Video Stream
The three spoke about the fiscal impact of Lincoln on the Richmond-Petersburg area, why Virginia was chosen for the Steven Spielberg film, and discussed the importance of putting in place greater protections for intellectual property in an increasingly globalized entertainment industry. The economic impact of the film industry in Virginia in 2010 was $344 million with 2,700 Virginians actively working in the sector.
The live video stream began at 11:00am from In Your Ear Studios.