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…
As most California-based producers already know, the state's film and TV tax credit program has gotten sweeter. The size of its subsidies has more than tripled (to $330 million annually), and extends…
Illinois, home of the Windy City, offers multiple inducements for film, TV and live theater. The state boasts a deep crew base, thriving acting community, numerous industry vendors and 20 major…
California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California’s movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually…
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.
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.
ABC Family’s cancellation of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ballet dramedy “Bunheads” has led to seven projects receiving allocations from the California Film Tax Credit program. Five films were moved up…