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4D Studio Architects has submitted a planning application for a major new film and high-end TV production studio in Sunderland, which it says could become an ‘iconic landmark’ for the North East. Crown Works Studio would be built on a 33ha brownfield site next to the Northern Spire Bridge on the south bank of the […]

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 Bob Yari, producer of Oscar winner Crash and exec producer on TV series including Yellowstone and The Mayor Of Kingstown, and his WonderHill Studios partner Marvin Peart (The War With Grandpa), are teaming up with the Georgian government and Eastern European and Central Asian investment firm Silk Road Group in a bid to grow the number of Hollywood film and […]

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The UK government has launched a “call for evidence” on how to boost the film and high-end TV tax credits, in an effort to retain VFX business in the country. UK chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the plans as part of his autumn statement today (November 22), his address to the House of Commons on the state […]

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India has considerably enhanced incentives for filming in the country. The Indian federal government will reimburse up to 40% of qualifying production expenditure, up from the 30% level that was announced when the incentives were revealed at Cannes last year. The cap limit for the reimbursement has also been significantly raised from a maximum of INR25 million ($300,000) to […]

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As part of New York City Mayor Eric Adams‘ “Working People’s Tour,” Adams was joined Wednesday in Sunnyside, Queens by labor leaders and film and TV partners to break ground on a new production studio that will create almost 1,000 construction jobs and around 750 permanent, full-time jobs. The construction on East End Studios Sunnyside commences following the […]

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David Greene started making movies at the height of the boom. It was 2015, and Vancouver’s film industry was riding a wave of demand for new shows, fuelled by the advent of streaming platforms. Yellowjackets, The Good Doctor and the TV adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events were all filmed here. The rush created thousands of jobs, including that […]

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Netflix‘s reigning most popular series, Wednesday, is headed to a new locale. The upcoming second season of the Addams Family offshoot will be filmed in Ireland, sources tell Deadline. Details are still being firmed up, but I hear start of production is tentatively slated for late April. Season 1 of Wednesday, starring Jenna Ortega in the title role, was shot in Romania from […]

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MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. — A proposed mega-movie studio in the rural area west of Buckeye has gotten an initial approval from zoning officials. The location sits about one-hour west of Pheonix The Maricopa County Planning and Zoning Commission approved last week a change in the land-use designation for a large piece of vacant property near […]

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Production expenditure on scripted screen production in Australia in 2022/23 was the second highest on record at $1.49BN (A$2.34BN) across 213 titles, according to Screen Australia’s annual drama report, but spend on Australian theatrical features declined by 54% from last year. Spend on scripted screen production was down 4% on last year’s record expenditure but was still significantly […]

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SAN DIEGO —  Labor strife in Hollywood and more aggressive recruiting by San Diego officials have spurred a recent surge in local production of reality TV shows and commercials. City officials say they expect the surge to accelerate and spread to movies and scripted TV as they streamline permit approvals under a new pact being negotiated […]

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