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Production & Training Working Group

•Production Initiatives:

–assess cost implications of creating wide screen product, e.g.

• SDTV through to HDTV
• conversion to 4 by 3 from wide screen
• equipment acquisition

–look at incentives to help introduce wide screen production
–consider implications of conversion of existing libraries

•Training and Development Initiatives:

–define training needs for producers and broadcasters
–look at supportive role Government can play
–structuring the timetable and sources of funds.

Production & Training Working Group Accomplishments in the Past Year: