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CALIF. FILM CREDITS DRY UP; SO DOES PRODUCTION

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Illustrating how dependent the local film and TV industry has become on tax credits, FilmL.A., the semi-official agency that coordinates the issuance of permits for location shooting in the Los Angeles area, said that overall production activity fell 20 percent last week compared with the comparable week a year ago. Feature film production took the […]

L.A. FILMING: UP (ONE REPORT); DOWN (ANOTHER REPORT)

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There was good news and bad news coming out of FilmL.A., the group that coordinates the issuance of film permits to shoot outdoors in the Los Angeles area. The Hollywood Reporter accentuated the negative, headlining, “Few Tax Credits Spur Decline in L.A. film Shoots.” The trade paper’s lede observed that feature film location shooting dropped […]