The relaxing of regulations around the film industry have been welcomed by the Hong Kong Film Development Council. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong film industry gets major breakthrough with mainland China deal, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam says it comes with conditions

  • Authorities agree to relax regulations including dropping restrictions on number of Hongkongers in mainland Chinese productions
  • But city’s leader reminds industry it will still have to respect regulations guiding projects across the border
Topic |   Asian cinema

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The relaxing of regulations around the film industry have been welcomed by the Hong Kong Film Development Council. Photo: Shutterstock
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Kanis Leung

Kanis Leung

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Peace Chiu

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Tony Cheung

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