A superpanel composed of 13 film commissioners, producers and reps from production service companies addressed on Friday the global mosaic of tax credits and other incentives that lure movie and TV…
Hungary’s reputation as one of the top destinations for Hollywood film and TV drama shoots, including NBC’s “Dracula,” has been given extra bite after its 20% tax incentive for production was…
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…
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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.
The two small, photogenic Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago offer a very competitive film rebate on a sliding scale: spend $100,000 to $499,999 and get a 12.5% rebate; spend $500,000 to…
Boasting scenic volcanoes, over 500 waterfalls, 64 churches and postcard-worthy beaches — not to mention a gritty industrial zone — Guadeloupe is quickly becoming the most popular shooting location…
PARIS–France is openings its arms even wider to Hollywood and other foreign shoots. After keeping the French industry on edge for over six months, the European Commission has finally greenlit a major…
France is coming off a year overshadowed by a lack of big-budget U.S. shoots. Despite this drought, Gallic player Luc Besson has managed to feed the pipeline of his 9-month-old brainchild, the Cite…
In the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV…
Gaul is set to amend its tax incentives to attract more film and TV productions and boost its ailing economy.