FilmL.A. Releases Third Quarter Production Update

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The third quarter of 2015 set a new record for on-location Television production in Los Angeles, according to a recent FilmL.A. report. The 4,308 Shoot Days (SD) tallied last quarter in the Television category made it the strongest quarter on record for the category in five years.  Within the Television category, on-location TV Drama production rose 23.9 percent (to 1,187 … Read More

California Film Commission Announces First Projects Retained via California’s Newly Expanded Film & Television Tax Credit Program

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Ending months of anticipation about the potential impact of California’s new $330 million Film & Television Tax Credit Program, the California Film Commission (CFC) today identified the first 11 television projects that will receive credit under the state’s recently expanded film incentive.  The 11 projects, competitively selected from a pool of 37 applicants, include 6 new television series, 4 relocating … Read More

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

In Case You Missed It: Los Angeles Times Editorial – To Keep Hollywood in Hollywood, Tax Incentives are Key

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In case you missed it, this op/ed penned by Los Angeles City Council Member Paul Krekorian ran in the July 13, 2014 edition of the Los Angeles Times. Sacramento raced this month to approve a $420-million tax break for one company — Lockheed Martin. In almost the same breath, the governor and legislative leaders pledged to give a similar credit … Read More

State Film & Television Tax Credit Provides Base on Which CA Can Build

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Earlier this month, two committees of the California State Assembly held a joint meeting to discuss the state’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program. Amid widespread agreement that the program merits expansion in the new legislative session, the California Film Commission presented facts about how the program now in effect has benefited the state. Enacted in 2009, California’s film incentive … Read More