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  • 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....
  • Is Hollywood's summer slump finally coming to an end?

    Godzilla couldn't do it. Spidey couldn't do it. Tom Cruise couldn't do it. In the end, history may show that it took the combined forces of a gun-toting space raccoon, a talking tree and four crime-fighting turtles to finally break Hollywood's Great...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • California lawmakers want to stop runaway film production, except porn

    California lawmakers want to stop runaway film production, except porn
    The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital. Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
  • 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...
  • Locarno Prize Winner Nansun Shi Talks About Producing, Festivals, Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese Trends

    Having been involved in the early career of John Woo, the 30 year partner of maverick director Tsui Hark and producer of "Infernal Affairs," Nansun Shi is one of Asia's top producers. She will be honoured next Monday by Locarno with the Raimondo Rezzonico...
  • Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces

    Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces
    Poland has had a productive film industry for decades, but a troubled one. Many early films were destroyed during the Nazi occupation. Afterward, during the Communist era, many films were made, but it was rare to see them outside of Poland. "Poland...
  • 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...
  • Locarno Fest Launches Industry Academy (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - From 2010, the Locarno Fest's ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry. It has caught Latin America's dramatic movie industry build, launching pix-in-post section Carte...
  • David Kosse Named Chief of Channel 4's Movie Production Arm Film4

    LONDON -- David Kosse has been appointed as director of Channel 4's feature filmmaking division Film4. Kosse joins from Universal Pictures where he is president, international, and will take up his new post on Nov. 1. Kosse will oversee the...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...