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  • California Film & Television Tax Credits: Too Few To Meet Filmmaker Demand

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    On June 1, the California Film Commission (CFC) awarded a new round of film tax credits under the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program. A total of 28 projects were selected by lottery from an initial pool of 322 program applicants.  Capped annually at $100 million, and with its popularity soaring, California’s incentive program is…

     

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  • Hollywood Camera Shop Fights Runaway Production With Large Discounts

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    Two weeks ago, Film Works supporter Bojan Stanivukovic sent us the following  message on our Facebook page: I’m a rental manager at T-Stop, Inc., a film equipment rental house in Hollywood. First of all, I’d like to thank you for your passionate effort to promote filming in our city. You’ve done a wonderful job educating film…

     

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  • California Legislators Look at Extending California Credits

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    The film and television industry is California’s economic backbone and an integral part of the state’s cultural identity, from San Diego to Eureka and everything in between.  Sadly, many Californians take the industry for granted.  Many outside the business do not know that runaway production exists, much less realize the negative effect it has on…

     

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