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Sen. Roberta Lange (D-Las Vegas) has announced her intention to reintroduce a revised version of the film tax credit proposal during the 2025 legislative session. Lange aims to reduce the proposed tax credit amount by half, from $190 million annually over 20 years to $95 million annually over 17 years. The initial bill, SB496, faced […]

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Forget the bombastic blockbusters of yesteryear, Chicago’s cinematic spotlight is now beaming bright on TV’s hottest mid-budget gems. Shows like “The Bear,” the critically acclaimed FX dramedy about a cutthroat Chicago eatery, are proving the city’s got more to offer than just Michael Bay mayhem. “It’s not just about spectacle,” declares Jonah Zeiger, Chicago Film […]

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Germany’s film and TV sectors have been eagerly awaiting the biggest reform in the history of German film funding this year, and while the government of Chancellor Olaf Scholz struggles to navigate a major budget crisis, leading industry representatives are confident the planned overhaul will improve business despite the hurdles. Overseen by Claudia Roth, the […]

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You have your script locked, funding secured, cast deals signed, now onto the below-the-liners, the unsung heroes who sculpt your vision into celluloid gold. Sure, the usual suspects in Hollywood, Atlanta, and New York are crew magnets, but there’s a whole world (or should we say, state?) beyond the coasts offering incentives and untapped talent. […]

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The multimillion-dollar Crown Works Studios plans in Sunderland envision the creation of up to 20 sound stages for use in blockbuster film and TV productions, bringing stars and other creative talent to the area as well as creating thousands of jobs across a range of professions. Film company Fulwell 73 – the company behind Netflix football documentary […]

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COLUMBUS, OH (MARION COUNTY NOW)—The Ohio Department of Development announced today that it is awarding over $44 million in tax credits to support the production of TV series and feature films across the state. The awards are being made through the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit Program, which provides a refundable tax credit of 30 […]

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Wisconsin: A new GOP legislative proposal would grant up to $5 million a year in tax credits for film production companies. The bill from Wisconsin would also create a State Film Office, attached to the Department of Tourism, to oversee the program, which would allow credits such as up to 25% of the salary or […]

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Over the past 20 years, New York has spent nearly $7 billion on taxpayer-funded subsidies to underwrite films and television shows produced in the state. In last year’s budget, annual outlays for the Empire State Film Production Tax Credit were bumped up to $700 million a year, promising a total of $7.7 billion more in cash handouts […]

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After a year that saw stars Matthew McConaughey, Kurt Russell, Morgan Freeman, Luke Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Hamill film movies in the state, the Alabama Film Office is looking forward to build on its successes in growing the film and entertainment industry here. “We’ve been very fortunate,” said Brian S. Jones, media and location […]

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Ontario is rolling out the red carpet for major studios. In a move that solidifies its position as Hollywood North, the Canadian province has secured major commitments from Amazon MGM Studios and Netflix, lured by its stable tax credit system, booming infrastructure, and cutting-edge VFX capabilities. “Stability is key,” declares Ontario film commissioner Jason Cutler, […]

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