Sources say studio chiefs helped California Governor Jerry Brown raise $2 million for his reelection campaign next year, at an event held at the home of Disney's Alan Horn and his wife Cindy. In his…
Steve Dayan, recently elected as secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 399, was chosen as the chairman of the California Film Commission for its 2014 term. Dayan was chosen at a meeting of the…
As Sacramento was shaken by news of an “Argo”-esque FBI sting operation aimed at State Sen. Ron Calderon's support for film tax incentives, it raised concerns that it will make a planned push to…
Georgia's film tax credit is spinning off some unintended benefits.
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.
At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
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.
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…
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media