New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed legislation that will allow a production to “pre-assign” its tax rebate to a third party, a move that state film officials say will make it easier for…
In April 2013, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed the so-called "Breaking Bad" bill to increase the state's incentives for film and television production. The action erased a what had been a…
As the variety of tax incentive programs has grown, one thing is increasingly getting cut: the middleman.
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New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed legislation to increase the state’s incentives for film and television production. The provisions, included as part of a tax reform bill dubbed the New…
As Warner Bros.' "The Impossible" smashes B.O. records in Spain, its government is set to launch a full-scale makeover of its state film incentive and tax shelters, establishing production parameters…
The vast majority of industryites -- from left-leaning opponents of corporate welfare to right-leaning anti-government types -- seem to agree on one thing: Domestic production incentives -- which are…
TAMPA, Fla. --- Tropical Storm Isaac is raising questions among the media horde and planners here about how the Republican National Convention will proceed this week, especially if the storm develops…
Local biz hopes re-opening of film office will restore state as production magnet
When Alicia J. Keyes moved back to her hometown of Albuquerque in 2008, she was primarily looking for a safe, clean, uncongested place where she and her husband, Peter Touche, could raise their twin…
As a candidate for New Mexico governor, Republican Susana Martinez hinted at her displeasure with the state's 25% film tax credit program, pledging to ensure "these incentives are truly helping the…
An unfortunate follow-up to Tomas Gutierrez Alea's masterful adaptation of Edmundo Desnoes' novel.