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

FilmL.A. Board Elections Held – New Leaders to Take Reins in 2012

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In late November, the FilmL.A. Board of Directors held its annual election.  Acting on the recommendations of its nominating subcommittee, the board voted unanimously to extend the service terms of three of its members, name three new members to the board and appoint a new slate of officers and executive committee for 2012. Current FilmL.A. Board Chair Ed Duffy, a … Read More

Bronson Canyon – The World’s Stand-in

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Best known as the location from which the Batmobile sped out every week in the 1960s in search of villains committing dastardly deeds, Bronson Canyon and its cave has been featured in dozens of movies and television shows because of its craggy, desolate, and remote location, though just minutes above Hollywood on Canyon Drive in Griffith Park.  This area has been a … Read More

Hollywood Visual Effects Freelancer Takes Time to Reach Out to Hollywood’s Homeless

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North Carolina native Spencer Tucker moved into the heart of Hollywood in later Summer 2010. Like many in the entertainment industry, Spencer moved here to further his career as a cinematographer. He drips with Southern Hospitality, yet without any trace of a southern accent. Like the place he now calls home, Spencer is delightfully unique. Like so many in his … Read More