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  1. New York Introduces Bill to Repeal Film Tax Credits After 2019 Sunset Date

    Blogs/ Industry News | January 22, 2018

    The Empire State boasts the second most production activity the country due in large part to its generous incentive program along with it’s infrastructure and of course New York City.  With New York’s storied history…

  2. Virginia Film Incentives in Jeopardy

    Blogs/ Industry News | January 4, 2018

    According to a recent article by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the future of the current film incentives in Virginia may be in doubt after The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission received the results of staff…

  3. From Script to Screen

    Blogs/ Industry News | January 4, 2018

    It would be a fair argument to say that opportunities for aspiring filmmakers have never been more plentiful.  The platforms provided by self-promotion on the internet and the rise of digital formats such as Netflix…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…