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MORE TV PRODUCERS LURED AWAY BY TAX INCENTIVES

June 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Even as production of television pilots booms, thanks to more original programming being produced for cable TV, the percentage being produced in Hollywood continues to dwindle, according to a new report by FilmL.A., the group that coordinates the issuance of film permits for location shooting in the area. The report indicates that while 169 pilots […]

LOCATION MANAGERS GET TOUR OF UNDERUSED S.E. LOS ANGELES

April 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In yet another effort to slow runaway production to other states and countries, the Location Managers Guild of America, aided by the California Film Commission, is organizing tours of areas in the southeastern part of Los Angeles County for studio location managers and producers. As reported by today’s (Wednesday) Los Angeles Times, the tour takes […]

PRODUCTIONS RETURNING TO HOLLYWOOD

January 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a sign that Hollywood is effectively fending off tantalizing efforts by other states and countries to attract film production, the semi-official group FilmL.A., which coordinates film permits issued by various city and county agencies for location shooting, reported Tuesday that filming in the L.A. area rose 37 percent in December compared with the same […]

MICHIGAN LAWMAKERS MAY PUT BRAKES ON FILM TAX BREAKS

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite the fact that Michigan’s lucrative tax incentive programs have resulted in $224 million being spent on productions last year and an estimated $400 million this year, a report by the Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency has concluded that the credits generate only a small amount of tax revenue from production activity. The report concluded that […]

NEW YORK PASSES MOVIE TAX INCENTIVES

August 4, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Overcoming strong political opposition from some New York state lawmakers who have contended that the state should not be granting tax incentives to the movie industry while it is struggling to balance its budget, the legislature on Tuesday adopted a budget that includes tax credits worth $420 million annually to attract movie and TV producers. […]

NEW TAX INCENTIVES KEEP MOVIES SHOOTING IN L.A.

April 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In yet another indication of an uptick in movie production in Hollywood, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Wednesday) that several films with top stars are currently being shot locally, thanks to new tax incentives. In particular it cited the independently produced The Good Doctor, starring Orlando Bloom, who is also one of the producers. […]

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