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California Film Commission
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020
Two additional TV series will relocate to California thanks to the state’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program. The Amazon Prime war crime drama Hunters and the Disney+ historical drama The Right Stuff will move to California for their second season of production. With...
Friday, Oct. 16, 2020
Netflix’s Young Wallender Turns To Vilnius
Young Wallander, a new Netflix original series based on Henning Mankell’s best-selling novels about detective Kurt Wallander, came to life in, among other locations, Šeškinė—a residential neighborhood turned into...
Monday, Aug. 17, 2020
The first round of film projects selected for California’s new Film & TV Tax Credit Program 3.0 bodes well for the resumption of production in the Golden State, with nine feature films representing a wide range of budgets and diverse storylines. Program 3.0--the state’s third-generation tax...
Monday, Jun. 29, 2020
A dozen feature films have been selected for the final round of tax credits allocated under California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0, which was launched in 2015 and will be followed by the next-generation Program
The 12 projects (four independent, eight non-independent...
Thursday, Jun. 11, 2020
Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law Bill A5580, which expands New Jersey’s Film & Digital Media Tax Credit Program. The program has been extended for an additional five years, allowing incentives to remain in place until July 2028. Simultaneously, the annual cap has been raised to $100...
Monday, Dec. 16, 2019
Thanks to its Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0, California has gotten two more TV series to relocate from other states. Additionally, California will serve as home to four new series.
According to the California Film Commission, the Universal Television series Dream will...
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
FilmLA released a new report prepared by its research division. The 2019 Television Report offers an overview of the current production landscape for U.S. based television series and new TV projects. In addition
to quantifying California’s share, the report assesses some of the trends...
Monday, Jul. 29, 2019
California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 continues to attract big-budget projects and helps to generate production activity statewide with the addition of Sherlock Holmes 3 and nine other feature films announced by the California Film Commission.
Together, the projects...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019
Colleen Bell has been appointed director of the California Film Commission by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Bell has worked as a consultant since 2017. She was the U.S. ambassador to Hungary from 2014 to 2017. She held several positions at Bell-Phillip Television...
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019
According to the California Film Commission, 18 film projects, including the big-budget Akira, have been selected for the latest round of tax credits under the state’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0.
Together, the projects (10 non-independent, eight independent) will...