Posted by Sheepie on February 22, 2000 at 01:37:42:
In Reply to: Re: neighborly posted by Simu on February 21, 2000 at 14:41:39:
: Animation is a business.....
: I wonder if productions run away because:
: (a) the United States doesn't offer the kinds of tax breaks for filmmaking that Canada and Australia do
Of course. They have to use kickbacks to get work.
: (b) above-the-line salaries inflate the costs of production
Yeah, we should all get paid like the Koreans. Slave labour is in.
: (c) the Union demands wages that bigwigs don't want to pay
Better get this one straight. Unions don't set wages, companies do. They always have. Unions make union wage minimums.
: (d) the U.S. dollar just "goes farther" in other countries (buying materials, etc.), or
If that were true they wouldn't need tax rebates.
: (e) all of the above
All of the below,
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