• Arizona Launches “Reels Deals” Program to Lure Productions In-State

    Arizona’s film production saw a dramatic downward shift since the Grand Canyon state cut incentive funding in 2009 to alleviate pressure during the financial crisis.  Since then, the state’s competitive edge in film production dwindled despite offering many of the same environmental benefits as nearby film


  • Film Industry Hopes Arizona can Build on Film Spending by Offering Incentives Again

      Between 2006 and 2010 Arizona’s Film Tax Incentive Program Brought in $110 Million     With its proximity to Hollywood as well as diverse mountainous and desert landscapes, Arizona provides a strong backdrop for the film industry, but without an incentive program, the state’s production


  • Arizona Legislatures Propose Film Tax Credit Bill

      Looking to Win back TV and Film Productions from New Mexico   Yet another state has grown weary of seeing film projects that take place in their state, shot elsewhere because of better film credit incentives available. Arizona has long watched many productions choose New