With a major boost in state tax credits coming next year, TV production saw a 31.1% surge in third quarter activity in the Los Angeles region, according to a report by the FilmL.A. agency. The report…
California Film Tax Credit
A bill to more than triple California’s film-TV tax credit program from $100 million to $330 million a year has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is headed for the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown…
The California State Senate has approved legislation on a 32-2 vote to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its current size to $330 million annually over five…
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Los Angeles is in grave danger of losing even more TV drama series because of the limits of the state’s production tax incentive program, a new report asserts. FilmL.A. disclosed Wednesday that…
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced support for the American Federation of Musicians' Listen Up! Campaign, designed to stop producers from sending scoring jobs to musicians outside the U.S…
Legislation to expand California’s tax incentives for film and TV production cleared another committee on Friday, as the state Assembly appropriations committee unanimously approved the bill. The…
State Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother were indicted on federal corruption charges on Friday, including allegations that the lawmaker accepted bribes in exchange for his support of a sweetened…
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and and state Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) say that they plan to introduce a film and TV production tax credit legislation in January, 2014…
Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nightcrawler" is receiving a $2.3 million allocation from the California Film Tax Credit program after moving off the waiting list.
The sharp rise in the number of states wooing TV productions with lucrative tax incentive coin has cost California dearly in terms of its market share of primetime drama series lensing.
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.