NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) – Nashville city leaders on Tuesday discussed how Nashville’s entertainment industry could increase the city’s profits by creating an entertainment commission of sorts. Consider.
Tuesday, January 3, will be the first council meeting of 2023, with two bills on the agenda that aim to create a committee or commissions charged with attracting more entertainment to Nashville. , and more importantly, the proposed governing entertainment industry would put more money into the city’s economy
But the main difference between both bills is that the two proposed commissions include the music industry.
Bill sponsored by Rep. Joy Styles. BL2022-1631 sets commissions encompassing all entertainment platforms, music movies, television and more.
“Nashville is basically a music and publishing center, so while it does well when it comes to music, it could do better in film and television. It’s always attracting film projects, and TV[projects always and keep actors working. Keep writers working.]said council member Ginny Welsh, who co-sponsored Styles’ proposed bill, “projects all the timeAnd keep actors workingKeep writers workingKeep stage hands working.” saidCouncilmemberGinnyWelschwhoisaco-sponsoronStyle’sproposedbill[プロジェクトは常にそして俳優を働かせ続けてください。ライターの仕事を続ける。スタイルの提案された法案の共同スポンサーであるカウンシルメンバーのジニー・ウェルシュは言った[projectsallthetimeAndkeepactorsworkingKeepwritersworkingKeepstagehandsworking”saidCouncilmemberGinnyWelschwhoisaco-sponsoronStyle’sproposedbill
A bill sponsored by Rep. Swope. BL2022-1630 does not include the music industry, only the Film and Television Advisory Board.
“And I think that is a mistake.
Councilwoman Styles has proposed a 19-member committee that includes all of the entertainment industry.
According to Stiles, the membership includes five mayors, four councils, five entertainment industry members, one from the International Alliance of Theater and Stage Employees, one from the Screen Actors Guild, and one from the entertainment industry. It consists of three union representatives, including One trustee from the American Federation of Musicians, as well as from the Public Facilities, Arts and Cultural Commission.
“Because the Commission has quite a few different subcommittees that deal with things like diversity, equity, inclusion, protection of music venues, housing equality, and so on. It’s really wide-ranging in how it treats people,” Welsch said.
As to why the average Nashvillean should be interested in creating an Entertainment Commission for the Entertainment Industry, Councilwoman Welsh said it would help put money and resources into our community. said.
“Things like this allow us to attract more business and industry here. renting food, buying ingredients, renting equipment, etc. Ultimately, it should have a positive impact on the economic bottom line of the city,” Welsh said.
Ms Styles said the proposed commission would be funded by the annual budget.
Both Entertainment Commission bills will have a second reading on Tuesday night.
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