Few other places in Downtown Los Angeles have the vantage point of Grand Park: Stretching from the Music Center to the obelisk-capped City Hall, the park is a symbol of what many hope will be the…
One of the unshakable rules of Hollywood in recent years has been that as much as stars want to work in Los Angeles, they can't turn the tide against the lure of runaway production. But every now and…
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…
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.
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
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