Relativity is in final negotiations to partner with Jason Blum's Blumhouse Prods. to buy “Oculus” at the Toronto Film Festival. Deal was announced four days after “Oculus” world premiered in the…
The American Film Market will bow the AFM Producers Forum at this year's market, targeting established producers with 16 sessions with experts and networking opportunities. Topics will touch on…
With the recent announcement by U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) of his intention to introduce the Stage Act of 2013, the legit industry may be one step closer to earning an IRS write-off.
Hollywood can be a lightning rod when it comes to the not-so-sexy topic of tax policy, which is why it's so significant that an arcane-sounding IRS provision was renewed as part of the otherwise high…
The legislation passed by Congress on Tuesday to avert a fiscal cliff includes a sweetener for Hollywood: the extension of a tax provision that is designed to boost U.S. film and TV production.
Reps. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and David Dreier (R-Calif.) say they have introduced legislation to extend a tax provision designed to prevent production from migrating overseas.
Filmmaker Lee Storey earned very good reviews and film festival plaudits for her documentary "Smile 'Til It Hurts: The Up With People Story." She ran into trouble, she said, for apparently being a…
San Antonio, Texas, is following the lead of New York City in film incentives.
Recently, Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen sent out a mass email praising Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and urging support for his re-election bid, warning that he's in for an…
Moving to lure production to the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is officially launching its production incentive program next week.
Provision allows immediate deductions for certain expenditures.