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  1. Entrepreneur turns unlikely idea into profitable small business

    Blogs/ Industry News | December 4, 2017

    Ryan Johnson worked in the TV commercial and infomercial business for years. After the recession and writer’s strike hit he decided he had to change paths. He ended up designing prop glass which ultimately became…

  2. California Update Q3/4 2017

    Blogs/ Industry News | October 27, 2017

    State Incentive Highlights: CA The California Film Tax Credit 2.0 Program is in full swing with an effective date on July 1, 2015 increasing the program cap from $100M to $300M. Proving this was a…

  3. San Diego Seeks to Stake its Claim in the California Production Landscape

    Blogs/ Industry News | October 24, 2017

    Los Angeles, long known as the world center of filmmaking isn’t the only picturesque, resource-laden area of California for filmmakers.  San Francisco, a very different area of California provides its own discount program and San…

  4. Michigan Film Office Works to Recover after Losing Film Tax Credit

    Blogs/ Industry News | October 24, 2017

    When Michigan decided to end its film incentive program in 2015, many felt that the state’s rich with movie-making culture was lost.  The Great Lake state axed the $50 million incentive budget as the economy…

  5. California Bill to Create 30% Production Tax Credit to Encourage Music Scoring to be Completed in State

    Blogs/ Industry News | October 24, 2017

    California may boast the largest film production numbers in the country, but worldwide, growth in foreign scoring on production spiked in the last 10 years away from the Golden State.  Music scoring doesn’t typically require…

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

    Blogs/ Industry News | September 19, 2017

    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…

  7. New Tax Incentives Coming To Nevada?

    Blogs/ Industry News | June 6, 2017

    The Vegas Strip glamorized in films such as “Casino,” “Oceans’ Eleven,” Swingers” and many others rests underutilized as the Nevada film industry struggles against the stout competition of neighbors California and New Mexico.  Boasting the…

  8. The Uncertain Future Of Colorado’s Film Incentive

    Blogs/ Industry News | May 31, 2017

    Under Colorado’s current program, the state offers a lucrative 20% tax rebate credit for qualifying projects that include TV shows, feature films, commercials, music videos, or any other form of recorded audio/visual production. In order…

  9. Georgia Offering Additional Film Industry Tax Credits

    Blogs/ Industry News | May 9, 2017

    GEORGIA HOPES TO EXPAND FILM INDUSTRY IN-STATE WITH NEW POST-PRODUCTION AND VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT CREDITS Georgia’s film industry took off over the past nine years due largely to their generous tax credit program, which contributed…

  10. Getting Your Film Funded: Pro-investor Models In A Changed Economy

    Blogs/ Industry News | April 26, 2017

    THE GOOD NEWS? THERE IS A LOT OF INVESTOR CAPITAL OUT THERE. TV and Film are hot markets right now with there being more distribution models than ever. Even despite all the content being currently…