When oscar-nominated director paul greengrass wanted "an authentic ocean experience and look" for his hijack hostage thriller "Captain Phillips" (pictured), he headed to the tiny Mediterranean island…
The Milken Institute has called for a major overhaul of California’s film incentive program in a study released Thursday that recommends the state open the program to bigger-budget fare and add…
Georgia's film tax credit is spinning off some unintended benefits.
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.
One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus.
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
With other tropical locales such as the Dominican Republic, Malaysia and Fiji establishing generous incentives, and Puerto Rico juicing its own last year with an added a 20% credit for above-the-line…
Fiji is far from unknown in Hollywood. Its tropical mix of palm trees, crystal blue waters, coral reefs and white sand beaches has been featured prominently in projects ranging from the 2000 Tom…
The office of Texas Gov. Rick Perry had no immediate reaction to a producer’s claim that it was approved for production tax incentives for the Robert Rodriguez-Ethan Maniquis film “Machete” but the…
Czech industryites say they are worried that the slowly returning tide of foreign productions could fall off again if politicos don't pony up more coin for incentives.