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  • Are film tax credits cost effective?

    Are film tax credits cost effective?
    Tired of seeing Hollywood take its business elsewhere, California is moving to triple tax subsidies for film and TV productions, boosting incentives to $330 million annually and making the state competitive with New York, Georgia and other states that are...
  • How Sarajevo Fest's Punk Rock Ethos Is Shaking Up the Film Biz in South-East Europe

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The Sarajevo Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the film industry in Bosnia-Herzegovina after it was decimated during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. The...
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    * Television serial version of Garfield created on Batam island * Southeast Asian film industry is growing * Region still "very new to media game" - studio head By Eveline Danubrata and Caroline Ng JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The comic strip...
  • Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Uncertain Times

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 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

    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...