Key runaway production legislation passed its first test in the California State Senate on 4-0 approval by that body's Revenue and Taxation Committee.
The slump in film and television production in Canada has hit British Columbia hardest of all this summer. Showbiz unemployment is widespread, the number of projects shooting is about half what it…
SAG still can't agree on how to fight runaway production. Execs and prexy Melissa Gilbert have partially pulled the plug on the guild's support of a controversial push for penalties against producers…
Michael Broder has ankled Arrow Entertainment, where he was veep of domestic distribution for the past two years, and launched his own shingle, Small Planet Pictures.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has launched a letter-writing campaign in support of pending California legislation to put the brakes on runaway production.
Many in Hollywood continue to complain about production "running away" to Canada, but shooting has actually slowed down in Canada's main production centers this year. Lensing in Toronto, Vancouver…
Scribe duo Derek Guiley and David Schneiderman delivered two different storylines for a pitch to Sony's nascent feature animation division heads Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandy Rabins. To their…
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Los Angeles City Council member Wendy Greuel has introduced a resolution in support of state legislation that would provide $650 million in tax breaks for filmmakers to keep production in California.
Miramax Home Entertainment will release the Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" Sept. 24 in a two-disc DVD set that includes six hours of bonus features.
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