While Hollywood continues to feel withdrawal pains from the production exodus, the U.K. is thriving, thanks to a mix of tax incentives and high-quality crews.
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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.
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The U.K. government has unveiled details of its tax credits for high-budget TV drama, laffers, docus, toonpics and vidgames, which will come into force in April.
With the U.K. government set to introduce in April what's likely to be a generous tax incentive for big-budget TV productions, it appears that the sector, given a shot in the arm by the success of…
European funding may get easier for big U.S. productions.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%