On a trip to Vancouver a few years ago, one TV producer surveyed the myriad projects being shot there and labeled the town Hollywood Sleep-Away Camp. Those visitors were drawn less by British…
The California Film Commission recently found that 83% of projects that apply for, and don't receive, its tax credit incentive decide to film outside California. Among those that stay, only a few are…
Sony's announcement in June that it was moving its Imageworks headquarters to Vancouver delivered yet another blow to Los Angeles as it struggles to retain the nuts and bolts of production while…
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
For the first time, there's a calculation of just how much coin California is losing as a result of runaway production -- and it's not a pretty picture. According to the California Film Commission…
FilmLA, the film office serving the Los Angeles region, reported growth in on-location film, TV and web production in 2013, but said that it is still far from its peak. Moreover, the report, which…
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.
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.
Forty-two U.S. jurisdictions offer a dizzying array of tax credits, rebates and grants for film and TV production. At right: a snapshot of programs in 11 states and Puerto Rico that have pulled jobs…
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.