Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak as L.A. Film Czar, effective immediately. Sherak is the high-profile figure…
Production Tax Credits
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.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
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.
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…
Los Angeles' newly inaugurated mayor, Eric Garcetti, pledged to be a “salesman-in-chief” for the city, including “ending runaway film and TV production for good.” After being sworn in at a ceremony…
LONDON — Blighty's toon biz has a renewed sense of optimism thanks to a highly anticipated tax break for U.K. animation, which went into effect on April 1. The tax credit, and the opportunities for…