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KIMBERLY PEIRCE TO RECEIVE 2013 OUTFEST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Los Angeles, May 17, 2013 – Outfest – the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen – … Continue reading
When we announced our Coolest Festival call for entries in April, we had no idea the response we’d receive. We expected to be wading through hundreds of submissions. Instead, you the readers, literally deluged … Continue reading
The Michigan Film Office recently approved three film projects, Don Cheto, Series One, and Original Bethlehem, for incentives from the state. Don Cheto is an animated web series based on a popular Spanish language variety show … Continue reading
Led by Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton) and Rep. Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster), the Senate and House Democratic Policy committees today held a joint hearing to discuss Pennsylvania’s film tax credit program and its affect … Continue reading
By Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Fake snow fell on the Capitol steps and an Oregon senator got a Hollywood-style makeover Thursday as film crews trouped to Salem in … Continue reading
On Thursday South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed into law a bill that offers increased tax incentives to movies and television shows that plan to film in South Carolina. The … Continue reading
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A cameo by actor Nicolas Cage lent some pizazz to a hearing in the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday about a bill proposing tax incentives to … Continue reading
“Michigan’s film industry wouldn’t lose a dime of the $50 million currently set aside for state incentives under a proposal in the Legislature. The state Senate voted to reject Governor … Continue reading
New York’s budget includes a provision to increase film production in the northern part of the state. The state will offer a refundable 30 percent tax incentive for qualified production … Continue reading
Special Guest: Mary O’Leary, Four Time Emmy-winning Producer 6:30 – 8:30 PM Planet Dailies 6333 West 3rd St. – The Grove Los Angeles, CA 90036 Mary O’Leary has spent almost … Continue reading
WILMINGTON, NC (Twitter) — As thousands gathered to take a stand for the state’s film incentives Saturday, some famous actors filming in the Port City rallied support, too. Dean Norris, … Continue reading
LET’S CREATE LA. TAKE 5 SECONDS TO IMPROVE THE CULTURAL VITALITY OF LOS ANGELES. Vote here to make it happen. LA STAGE Alliance is currently in the running to receive … Continue reading
Via: The Performing Arts Alliance Washington, DC – On Wednesday, April 10, the President released his FY2014 budget proposal. Due in February, the budget arrived two months later than normal … Continue reading
4/15/13 Bulletin#7500 To: 4A’s member contacts: Broadcast Business Affairs, Legal Counsel, External Legal Counsel Performer/Talent PaymastersAFofM Pension Payment Adjustment Effective May 1, 2013 AFofM Commercial Announcements Agreement As … Continue reading
Reblogged from IMAGINE Entertainment Payroll, Inc.: There may be more states vying for film production dollars with tax credits, but Hollywood is still filming in Los Angeles. Film production activity … Continue reading
A New Zealand-shot reboot of an 80s cult horror classic has rocketed to the top of the US box office, making it the malevolent baby that keeps on giving, according … Continue reading
By DOUGLAS MARTIN Roger Ebert, the popular film critic and television co-host who along with his fellow reviewer and sometime sparring partner Gene Siskel could lift or sink the fortunes … Continue reading
Child Entertainment Laws 2013.
Workshop opens world of filmmaking to those with disabilities in Prince George’s County by Timothy Sandoval Staff writer Some residents with intellectual and physical challenges are learning how to make … Continue reading
15 March, 2013 | By Sandy George The Australian government this week put aside $21m (A$20m) to attract high-budget international film production, but exactly how it is going to be … Continue reading
Film industry incentives ought to be competitive – Opinion – IslandPacket.com.
Proposed sequel to film tax credits faces uncertain future at Capitol – East Valley Tribune: Money.
London, via Festival spotlights Canadian film.
8:19 PM PST 2/26/2013 by Carolyn Giardina The honorary society of visual-effects artists also is calling for a “VFX Congress” to address issues facing its industry. The Visual Effects Society, … Continue reading
It’s nice going to the movies, but nicer still when the movies come to you. That’s the idea behind proposed state legislation that would increase the tax credit for filmmakers … Continue reading
Nev. Senate Democrats propose tax incentives to create jobs, call for tax system overhaul.
BY: Mark Sommer / News Staff Reporter Angelina Jolie almost filmed an elaborate fight scene in Buffalo for the action thriller “Salt,” using the Skyway, the I-190 ramp and the … Continue reading
By NIKKI FINKE, Editor in Chief | Thursday February 14, 2013 @ 10:22pm PST Executive Producer Cort Casady and Talent Producer Carole Propp have confirmed additional presenters to the talent … Continue reading
Joint SAG-AFTRA and Joint Policy Committee Statement as Ad Industry Negotiations Commence | SAG-AFTRA.
SAG-AFTRA ready for contract duel with advertisers | Variety.
Maryland bill would more than triple film tax credit | WashingtonExaminer.com.
By DOMINIC PATTEN | Tuesday January 8, 2013 2012 was a rollercoaster of a year for production in Los Angeles County, said FilmLA today. In its end of year report, … Continue reading
BY: Mark Sommer / News Staff Reporter The director of a proposed movie about the Buffalo Bills toured Ralph Wilson Stadium on Thursday and visited other local sites with a … Continue reading
By Ray Pride Pride@moviecitynews.com Posted Monday, February 11th, 2013 BendFilm Ramps Up for 10th Annual Festival In October Bend, Oregon – February 11, 2013 – Ten years is a long … Continue reading
AMC’s ‘Low Winter Sun’ – filming in Detroit – gets tax incentives; it will hire 245 Michigan workers By Eric Lacy | email@example.com on February 11, 2013 Film took place … Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KSDK)- This weekend’s number one movie, “Identity Thief” is partially set in St. Louis, but it wasn’t filmed here. Missouri’s film office closed in 2011 after Governor … Continue reading
By Rob Owen / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette NBC’s Pittsburgh-set “Hatfields & McCoys” pilot doesn’t look like it will film in Western Pennsylvania. The pilot for this modern-day retelling — working-class McCoys … Continue reading
Films Cool, Part Two.
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Written by Michael Doughty Economic uncertainty, the allure of New Orleans and competition from other states are steering film productions away from northwest Louisiana. Now some insiders also fear Louisiana … Continue reading
Legendary Japanese filmmakers to be honored by Hollywood.
By Brian R. Friedman Katie Williams, Director, Film New Orleans While 1938’s The Buccaneer generally isn’t mentioned among director Cecil B. DeMille’s greatest works — and, in fact, is probably … Continue reading
The Midwest Independent Film Festival takes place every First Tuesday of the month at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark, in Chicago. 6:00 p.m. Pre-show Reception 6:30 p.m. Producers … Continue reading
Governor raises concern about funding ‘inflated bonuses’ for stars BY: Bruce Mohl Gov. Deval Patrick says he wants to rein in the cost of the state’s film tax credit, capping … Continue reading
The ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee (JPC) has successfully reached agreement with the American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) for a formal extension to the 2009-2012 Commercial Announcements Agreement. Ratification by the … Continue reading
New Orleans, La. – Film New Orleans within the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy announced that 2012 was a record-breaking year for New Orleans-based filming, with a 23% increase in … Continue reading