Register for the Film In California Conference

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Hosted by the California Film Commission and the FLICS — the Film Liaisons in California Statewide — the Film In California Conference is the largest event held exclusively to promote filming in the state of California.  The 2015 conference will be held on Saturday, June 13 at the CBS Studio Center in Studio City from 11a-6p.  Special guests include Joe … Read More

FilmL.A. Celebrates Expansion of CA Film & Television Tax Credit

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On September 18, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1839 (Gatto/Bocanegra) — the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act — into law.  The bill signing took place before a crowd of elected officials and film industry professionals at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA.  The event was monumental for California film and television workers, … Read More

California Film and Television Alliance Issues Statement on the Passage of the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act

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Today, on September 18, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1839 (Gatto/Bocanegra), the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act, into law. Governor Brown signed the bill into law before a crowd of enthusiastic supporters a special ceremony held at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA. The California Film and Television Alliance — a coalition … Read More

Reel Jobs are Real Jobs: Hundreds Gather at State Capitol to Show Support for AB 1839

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The behind-the-camera workers of the film and television industry transformed the California State Capitol into a production studio for the California Film and Television Production Alliance Mobilization Day on Wednesday August 20, demonstrating to lawmakers how the jobs that bring our favorite movies and television shows to life also vitalize the state’s economy. AB 1839 (Gatto/Bocanegra) the California Film and … Read More

Hundreds Rally in San Francisco to Support California Film & Television Tax Credit

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In a call for California to become more competitive and save one of its iconic industries, more than 600 union workers, film makers, local business representatives and hospitality workers gathered on June 14 in San Francisco to show support for Assembly Bill 1839 (Gatto/Bocanegra). If passed by the state legislature and signed by the governor, the bill could help retain … Read More

California Assembly Bill 1839: Keeping Film and TV Production Jobs in California

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California’s preeminent place in the global economy comes from a continuous drive for more and better opportunities, constant growth and never settling for the status quo. That drive is at the heart of new legislation, AB 1839, authored by Assembly members Mike Gatto and Raul Bocanegra. California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program is one of the state’s most efficient and … Read More

Effort Underway to Expand California Film & Television Tax Credit

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Awareness of the importance of California’s filmed entertainment industry continues to grow! On February 19, 2014, California State Assemblymembers Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) introduced Assembly Bill 1839, which would expand and improve upon California’s current Film and Television Tax Credit Program. The bill was co-sponsored by 59 additional state legislators, 50 in the Assembly and 9 … Read More