Film org adopts TV

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The National Cinema Agency (Ancine) will expand to cover TV and be renamed the National Audiovisual Agency (Ancinav).

Org will be overseen by the Ministry of Culture — a sign of trust in Culture Minister Gilberto Gil, one of the country’s best-known musicians.

The changes suggest that President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva wants to encourage TV companies to get more involved in local film production.

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