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David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam at the Venice International Film Festival 2015

Lord Puttnam at the Venice International Film Festival 2015

07 September, 2015

Today, Lord Puttnam attended the Venice International Film Festival to deliver his opening statement for the high-level debate on the Digital Single Market.

Following on from his speech at the Cannes Film Festival in May, he reiterated the importance of ensuring that the proposed Digital Single Market will not have an adverse affect on creative content, warned against the industry sounding unnecessarily defensive and advocated innovative new patterns of investment.

His speech marked the start of the roundtable discussion between filmmakers and policy-makers, ‘In the context of the digital era, what are the new challenges faced by the audiovisual sector?’

David Puttnam in Venice

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