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Wednesday, May. 22, 2019
Lights, camera, cut?
Some of Hollywood's biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were shot in Ohio, taking advantage of a 10-year-old tax credit incentive program.
Now some Ohio legislators want to dim the lights on a program aimed at luring...
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location last year to bring the story to the silver screen, but not all the for-profit productions have been forthcoming about the taxpayer-funded benefits they're seeking or have already received for filming in Massachusetts....
Monday, Jul. 4, 2016
It's the middle of a recent work day inside a Hollywood-style movie studio in downtown New Orleans, and Trey Burvant turns off the lights on an empty Stage 1.
He heads over to stages 2 and 3, and they're empty, too.
"Not much going on," Burvant says inside Second Line Stages studio...
Thursday, May. 14, 2015
Governor Kenneth Mapp has signed Bill #31-0009 creating a film production program in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Highlights of the program are as follows (info from Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, LLC):...
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015
The producer of the new James Bond thriller "Spectre" denies that the script was changed to get incentives in Mexico.
Earlier, the website Tax Analysts said leaked emails indicated that Mexico made suggestions on the nationality of an actress and the...
Monday, Jun. 2, 2014
A batch of big-budget films is set to be shot in Louisiana over the summer as the state's investment in a tax credit program draws cost-conscious producers.
Among planned shoots are "Fantastic Four," ''Terminator 5," ''Pitch Perfect 2" and "Jurassic World," the fourth film in the "...