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When crowds gather to watch cars speed through retrofitted streets in Las Vegas Nov. 19, they’ll be looking at more than just the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Grand Prix. They’ll also be the audience — and extras — for Brad Pitt’s untitled racing movie from Apple Original Films and director Joseph Kosinski. “The filmmakers looked […]

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When “The White Lotus” Season 3 chose Thailand over Japan, it received millions of dollars in filming incentives, Japanese producer Georgina Pope said at the Tokyo Film Festival. Pope recalled during her MPA keynote address having gone on a scouting trip with what she referred to as a “high profile showrunner” who was interested in […]

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Good news for the Illinois production community – from 2021 to 2022, the state saw increases in U.S. Scripted Television series distributed, U.S. Scripted Streaming Television series distributed, and remained even in U.S. Scripted Cable Television series distributed. FilmLA Research unveiled a groundbreaking report that analyzes U.S.-produced, first-run, English-language scripted projects distributed in the years 2021 and […]

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With Martin Scorsese’a, Killer Of The Flower Moon out this weekend, we wanted to take a look at Oklahoma Production, their Incentive Program and available Sound Stages in the state. Killers of the Flower Moon was filmed in Oklahoma and with a budget of $200 million, it is surely the most expensive film ever shot in the […]

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Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has tweaked its incentive schemes for both international co-productions and offshore production, with the latter cash rebate being increased to 25% with the addition of a cultural bonus.  Philippines currently offers a 20% incentive through its Film Location Incentive Program (FLIP), which is now being augmented with the 5% […]

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The Irish government set out its 2024 budget today, which included a surprise shift to the country’s tax incentive structure. Irish Film and TV productions are now able to claim the country’s 32% tax break on eligible expenditure up to €125m, raised from €70m. Screen Ireland, the national agency for the Irish screen industry, welcomed the […]

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Representatives of Georgia’s film and television industry gathered in Athens last week to urge state legislators to keep the generous tax credit that’s turned the screen sector into a multi-billion-dollar business. Lawmakers are considering paring back the 20–30% tax credit, implemented in 2008, because they are worried the state is losing out on hundreds of […]

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Warner Bros. Discovery has announced plans for a major expansion of the UK studios where “Barbie” — its biggest movie of all time — was filmed. The expansion will increase the production capacity at the studios in the Leavesden area, on the outskirts of London, by more than 50%. The investment is expected to create 4,000 “direct […]

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The deal for the EUE/Screen Gems Studios facility in Georgia and another campus in North Carolina will see the locations operate under the Canadian-based company’s umbrella. Cinespace Studios has acquired the soundstages and campuses belonging to EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Atlanta, Georgia and Wilmington, North Carolina. Terms of the deal for the studios, which includes soundstages […]

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The state government of Australia’s New South Wales has reversed some of its recently announced plans to cut subsidy to the film and TV industries. NSW Minister for the Arts, John Graham said on Tuesday that three important screen industry programs – the post digital and visual effects (PDV), the digital games development rebate program and the ‘Made in NSW Fund’ – will […]

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