‘Tax Credits’

  • Indiana Tax Credits

    Can the Hoosier State Get Back into the Movie Business?

      Indiana Playing Catch-up after Film Tax Incentive Program Expired in 2012   Indiana, long known for its most famous film “Hoosiers” is looking to move into the film tax credit incentive landscape as their most recent incentive program expired in 2012. Lawmakers have introduced HB

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  • Nova Scotia: The Long Lasting Effects of Cutting a Film Tax Credit Program

      Will Nova Scotia Politicians Feel the Sting following Cutting Successful Tax Credit?     The Honorable Stephen McNeil, the 28th premier of Nova Scotia, has come under fire for cutting Nova Scotia’s once successful Film Tax Credit program. There are red flags for Nova Scotia

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  • Deep South Studios gets additional $1 million tax credit

    Future of TV and Film Production Business in Louisiana still in flux With the future of Louisiana’s claim to being “Hollywood South” hanging in the balance, the developer of a movie studio in Algiers, successfully lobbied for an additional $1 million in incentives from the New

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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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  • A Rotating Cast at Montana Film Office

      3 Key Members have Departed over 6 Months as Film Tax Credits expire     High turnover is affecting the Montana Film Office, as three key staff members have departed over the past six months. In the past, movies such as The Revenant have shot

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  • Bridging the Film Funding Gap Between Financiers and Producers

    (Note: This is part 4 in a series of 7 on key industry topics trending from the 2016 Film Finance Forum East held in NYC in April 2016)   A girl is raped by her father.  She’s now pregnant.  Her mother abuses her.  She’s poor, illiterate,

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  • Getting your Film Funded: Pro-Investor Models in a Changed Economy

      The Good News? There is a lot of investor capital out there.   (Note: This is part 2 in a series of 6 on key industry topics trending from the 2016 Film Finance Forum East held in NYC in April 2016) TV and Film are

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  • TV + Film Finance Forum East Recap

    Part 1: TV + Film Finance Forum East Recap   Note: This is the first  in a 6-part series of updates from the 8th Annual TV + Film Finance Forum East  held in NYC KPM was happy to attend Winston Baker’s 8th Annual TV + Film Finance Forum

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  • Bloodline Seeks New Location as Florida Film Tax Credit Dries Up

      $91 million in Economic Impact Set to Leave the Keys   As Florida’s tax credit program dries up, producers of Netflix’s “Bloodline” are scrambling to find a new location where the crystalline blue waters of the Keys lend themselves so well to the dark family

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  • Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (IDCA) taking on oversight of filming in the state.

      Department charged with bringing back the once bustling film industry.   In Iowa, many lawmakers’ worst fears came true in 2009 when the state’s film office came under investigation for falsely reporting of costs associated with film tax credit incentives. According to the investigation, approximately

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