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When the creative team behind Prime Video’s splashy fantasy series “The Wheel of Time” began scouring the globe for locations five years ago, it ran into a problem not uncharacteristic of that period of peak TV: It was all but impossible to find a production hub that could both accommodate the show’s sprawling footprint and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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ALBUQUERQUE — Albuquerque’s scenic West Mesa could soon be home to a major film and television production hub. The Mesa Film Studios (MFS) development site is on City-owned property along Atrisco Vista Blvd. The first phase of the project has an estimated capital investment of $57 million on a 60-acre site. In the first year […]

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In another push to lure more movie and television production away from California, construction on UNLV’s large studio project in southwest Las Vegas could begin as early as 2027, the university announced Tuesday. The UNLV Research Foundation said the groundbreaking for the 34-acre Nevada Studios Campus at the Harry Reid Research and Technology Park could happen in […]

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