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

FilmL.A. Updates Quarterly Film Production Stats

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Earlier this month, FilmL.A. released second quarter on-location filming statistics for Greater Los Angeles.  Regional on-location Television production increased 33.7 percent over the prior year, totaling 5,761 permitted production days (PPD). Coincidentally, the category also exceeded its 5-year quarterly average by 33.7 percent. FilmL.A. researchers attribute most of the apparent growth to seasonal production shifts, although the California Film & … 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 Film & TV Tax Credit Helps Drive Growth in First Quarter

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FilmL.A.’s recent film statistics update revealed that while overall film production has declined nearly one percent so far in 2014 (13,265 PPD in 2014 vs.  13,361 PPD in 2013), projects retained with the aid of the California Film and Television Tax Credit Program contribute mightily to regional production yields. This past quarter, fully 25 percent of area Feature production and … Read More