Search

Category: LATEST NEWS

With the effects of the 2023 strikes growing smaller in the rearview mirror, Quebec has fine-tuned its incentives and is revving up for more than just a simple recovery in 2024. In January, the Quebec Film and Television Council warmed up post-strike Hollywood with a trade mission to reacquaint producers with the province’s strengths: a […]

Read More

Electronics maker  TCL is known for its budget line of feature-filled gadgets like smart  TVs and phones. Now, it wants to be known for making groundbreaking original television series and films using new forms of technology. This week, TCL debuted its new production firm, TCL TV Plus Studios (stylized as TCLtv+ Studios), which will produce original content for its free, ad-supported […]

Read More

When a $215 million film comes knocking on your door, it is probably best to answer. Arizona did just that when Disney’s big-budget film adaption of “The Lone Ranger” set its sights on Tucson when searching for locations to shoot this spring, according to Shelli Hall of the Tucson Film Office. Unfortunately for Arizona, one […]

Read More

Stirling is set to take centre stage in Scotland’s film and TV industry with the creation of one of the biggest studios in the country. Thousands of high-skilled jobs could be created after the green light was given to establish the studio campus on former MoD land at Forthside. The base – also known as […]

Read More

EATONTOWN, NJ — This week, the state of New Jersey unveiled the full extent of the tax breaks Netflix will get once they open their planned film studio campus in Eatontown (anticipated opening date is 2028). Netflix will be given access to a $150-million pool of tax incentives, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced […]

Read More

Sony Group Corp. plans to sell the historic Paramount Pictures lot in Los Angeles, featured in films such as Sunset Boulevard, if it succeeds in buying the studio’s parent company, according to people familiar with management’s thinking. The consumer electronics giant already owns a large film and TV-production facility in nearby Culver City. Tokyo-based Sony […]

Read More

News of two new Lord of the Rings movies has sent a ripple of excitement through the home of Middle Earth in Wellington. Andy Serkis will return in his role as Gollum and also direct the first film which is set to hit screens in 2026. Tentatively titled “The Hunt for Gollum” the film will […]

Read More

As Gov. Phil Murphy continues his push to woo film and television production to New Jersey, the state economic development authority today approved a partnership with a $1+ billion studio complex including 22 sound stages set to rise in the Bergen Point neighborhood of Bayonne, New Jersey at the site of a former Texaco oil refinery. […]

Read More

EXCLUSIVE: State Sen. Camera Bartolotta, the Pennsylvania Film Industry Association and the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia film offices will voice their support for an increase in the state’s film tax credit program.  Bartolotta, R-Monongahela, advocates an increase in the film tax credit program from $100 million to $300 million. Bartolotta and the film organizations will hold […]

Read More

BUFFALO, N.Y.  A new slice of Hollywood is ready to go on Buffalo’s west side. Great Point Studios Buffalo will cut the ribbon on its new state-of-the-art facility on Niagara Street later this month.Stagerunner was invited to tour the $50 million complex before the opening.   Larry Quinn, the project developer for Great Point Studios […]

Read More