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California Film Commission
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...
Friday, Mar. 29, 2019
The next season of the Showtime saga Penny Dreadful will bring high-wage jobs and lots of production spending to California as it becomes the 16th TV series to relocate to the state with help from Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0. The popular drama-horror series will move production...
Monday, Nov. 19, 2018
California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 continues to attract big-budget features and production activity statewide as reflected in the latest round of film projects announced by the California Film Commission.
The 15 projects (10 non-independent, five independent) include the...
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
The effectiveness of California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 in retaining and attracting in-state production is affirmed in an annual progress report released today (11/2) by the California Film Commission.
The report provides comprehensive data through year-three of the...
Monday, Jul. 23, 2018
The first round of films selected for the fourth year of California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 includes another big-budget feature, a large contingent of independent projects, and lots of out-of-zone production.
The California Film Commission announced that 19 films (11 non-...
Monday, Jul. 2, 2018
California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program 2.0 begins its fourth year by adding a pair of relocating TV series, making a total of 15 series that have moved here from other states and countries with help from the expanded incentive.
The latest relocating series are Good Girls...
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018
California lawmakers passed legislation Monday that puts more conditions on state film tax credits to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring amid revelations of misconduct and discrimination in the movie industry.
The legislation would require feature film and...