On-location filming of movies and TV in greater Los Angeles increased 5.8% in the second quarter to 9,937 shoot days, according to a report from permitting agency FilmL.A. Gains were due in part to…
California Production Tax Incentives
An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California’s film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous…
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and more than two dozen other Democratic members of California’s congressional delegation are urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that would expand film and TV tax…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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…
With live-action feature films fleeing California, the Golden State now trails Louisiana, Canada and the U.K. in the number of live-action films, jobs and location spending, a new report shows…
In a move to pave the way for sweetening California’s production tax credit program, a pair of legislative panels have scheduled an Oct. 9 oversight hearing on crafting a new bill. Gov. Jerry Brown…
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.
Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted.
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.
Runaway production has produced a "profound erosion" of California's film and TV production, according to a report from the state's film commission.