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  • Women in Film's 2015 Finishing Fund application opens next week

    Women in Film's 2015 Finishing Fund application opens next week
    Starting Monday, applications will be accepted for the Women in Film's 2105 Finishing Fund grant. The fund began in 1985 in order to ensure original films by, for or about women are able to complete production and be seen by audiences. Over the past...
  • UCLA Hollywood study: Audiences favor more diversity in movies, TV

    UCLA Hollywood study: Audiences favor more diversity in movies, TV
    The country's increasingly multicultural audiences are becoming frustrated with seeing films with all-white casts. They are demanding more projects with diverse casts and themes, and Hollywood producers are going to have to adjust if they hope to keep...
  • Sen. De León says he supports expanding California's film tax credit

    Sen. De León says he supports expanding California's film tax credit
    Senate President Pro Tem elect Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) sought to assure Hollywood on Wednesday that he was committed to expanding California's film and TV tax credit program. On Tuesday, De León had alarmed many of his constituents in the...
  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.   As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
  • Garcetti sees progress on film tax credit negotiations

    Garcetti sees progress on film tax credit negotiations
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to support an expansion of California's film tax credit, a high-profile effort to keep production jobs in the state. It's unclear, however, how large the expansion would be....
  • German emigres' effect on U.S. cinema saluted

     German emigres' effect on U.S. cinema saluted
    The United States was a relatively provincial country in the 1930s, and the films coming out of Hollywood reflected this lack of sophistication, even though it was the glamorous center of the movie production world. But the intellectual atmosphere began...
  • New Mexico Governor Sounds Off on the Benefits of State's Production Incentive Program

    In April 2013, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed the so-called "Breaking Bad" bill to increase the state's incentives for film and television production. The action erased a what had been a partial interruption in the state's longstanding and...
  • For Mayors of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, Filmmaking Spurs Economic Growth

    For those who've been following the development of the film industry in New Mexico across the past decade, there's a word that has continually popped up whenever anyone in the state has discussed the crew base of the future: "permanent." What might...
  • California legislators shelve state licensing for medical pot shops

    California legislators shelve state licensing for medical pot shops
    Lawmakers on Thursday shelved plans to require state licenses for medical marijuana shops and condom use by adult film actors, among dozens of other measures. They also halted a plan that would have closed a loophole in Proposition 13, the state's...
  • Film Review: 'Horse Money'

    The restless spirits of Portugal's post-colonial underclass stumble dazedly though the wilds of "Horse Money," the latest -- and in some respects the most striking -- of director Pedro Costa's hallucinatory bulletins from the Lisbon slum known as...