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COVID-19: The French Competition Authority delivers the instructions for drawing up an agreement between distributors on a regulated film release schedule when cinemas reopen

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. When the Competition Authority prepares the deconfinement! Referred to by the Cinema Mediator, it issued on 16 April 2021 a opinion n° 21-A-03concerning the modalities for releasing films in cinemas, especially to avoid the "great traffic jam" when cinemas reopen, since the release of a number of films had to be postponed due to periods of reduced access or closure of the said cinemas, in 2020 and 2021, due to the Covid-19 health crisis. Thus, the phenomenon of screen congestion, already quasi-structural in normal times, will be increased, in unprecedented proportions, when the theatres reopen at the time of the next decontamination. More specifically,

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  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

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Alain Ronzano, COVID-19: The French Competition Authority delivers the instructions for drawing up an agreement between distributors on a regulated film release schedule when cinemas reopen, 16 April 2021, Concurrences N° 3-2021, Art. N° 100211, www.concurrences.com

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