‘California’

  • San Diego Film Commission Provides New Incentive

    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 Diego recently made overtures to encourage filming in their city

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  • Film Tax Credits Take Leading Role at 74th Golden Globes

      California, Georgia, and Massachusetts-based productions highlight the importance of tax credit programs.   The 74th annual Golden Globe winners were held last night with winners and nominees showcasing the wide range of filming locations in the United States.  Productions like “La La Land,” “The People

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  • California-Based TV Shows Nominated for 18 Emmy Awards

    Film Industry Experiencing a “Renaissance Period” In Select States   Last year’s increase to the Film and Television Tax Credit Program in California from $100 million to $330 million annually is seen paying off at this year’s Emmy Awards. Eighteen of the Emmy-nominated shows were filmed

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  • MPAA Strikes back at USC Film Tax Credit “Report”

      Releases Statement Discrediting the Findings and Methodology of Film Tax Credit Study   The Motion Picture Association of America’s lashed out yesterday at a University of Southern California (USC) report that insinuated that state film tax incentive programs were ineffective at helping to generate revenue.

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  • Productions Flee to NM and CA as Texas Cuts Back Film Tax Credit Program

    The Leftovers, American Crime and From Dusk Til Dawn have all relocated out of Texas Texas, a long time haven of film tax credits for filmmakers fleeing California, has begun to feel the sting as they made cuts to their own program in 2015.  The Lone

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  • Scream Queens & American Horror Story to receive California Tax Credits

      Is California luring away productions from other states?.   Is the California incentive giving other states a run for their money? According to the LA times, nine television projects have been selected to receive state tax credits, including the Fox series “Scream Queens”, which was

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