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…
Tax Credit Incentive
Georgia's film tax credit is spinning off some unintended benefits.
Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nightcrawler" is receiving a $2.3 million allocation from the California Film Tax Credit program after moving off the waiting list.
By choosing to shoot "Lone Survivor" in New Mexico, Emmett/Furla not only got an excellent stand-in for the pic's Afghanistan setting less than two hours by air from Hollywood, it was also able to…
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.
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
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.
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…