Guernsey States to discuss film incentives

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Moves to encourage film makers to come to Guernsey are to be debated by the island's Policy Council.

Filming of the popular novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is due to start in 2012.

There have been calls to ensure it is filmed in Guernsey because of the potential publicity for the island.

The Commerce and Employment Department said it had been in talks with the film's producers about offering financial and practical help.

Commerce and Employment Minister Carla McNulty-Bauer said: "The budgets are tight for the States and we don't have a budget for that sort of initiative within Commerce and Employment.

"However, Paula Mazur [the film's producer] and Fox, the film company, have come back to us and said 'well, can you offer us anything?'"

"The department will be taking a report to Policy Council in the near future to see whether there is any opportunity for doing anything."

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