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  • 'Old Boys' could shape the future of China's film industry

    'Old Boys' could shape the future of China's film industry
    The big-budget blockbuster “Transformers 4” will be the closing night film at the Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday, but if you want to glimpse the future contours of China’s movie industry, a more modest festival selection,...
  • 'Transformers': How 'Age of Extinction' Plans to Dominate China

    In "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the Autobots and the Decepticons have decamped for China, lured to the world's second biggest film market at a time when the People's Republic's star shines brightly. Paramount executives, star Mark Wahlberg and...
  • DreamWorks films looks to TV industry for CEO

    DreamWorks films looks to TV industry for CEO
    The next chief executive of Steven Spielberg's film company, DreamWorks Studios, is coming from the TV industry. Departing Turner Broadcasting executive Michael Wright will join the film studio at the beginning of next year. He will succeed CEO and Co-...
  • Youku Tudou CEO Victor Koo Talks Streaming Company's Cross-Platform Plans

    Youku Tudou, China's leading online video platform, is expanding into financing and screening of original content. Last year, it backed Andy Lau actioner "Firestorm," while this month it is launching 20 new TV series. On Aug. 28, it announced the...
  • Hollywood's summer slate elicits a collective yawn from filmgoers

    Hollywood's summer slate elicits a collective yawn from filmgoers
    Not even superheroes could save Hollywood this summer. The movie industry suffered its worst May-to-Labor Day season since 1997, after adjusting for inflation. U.S. ticket sales dropped 15% compared with last summer. It was a disappointment for an...
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd invites film commissioners to summit on incentives

    As California legislators worked toward a landmark deal that would more than triple annual funding for California’s film and TV tax credit program, Hollywood’s chief lobbyist invited film commissioners around the country to attend “an...
  • California film tax credit is money well spent

    To the editor: The otherwise fine article on the debate about film tax rebates perpetuates one important misconception about the situation in California. ("Are film tax credits cost effective?," Aug. 30) The legislative analyst's office did indeed...
  • North Carolina cutting film tax credit program

    Even as California looks to substantially boost funding for its film tax credit, North Carolina may be exiting the Hollywood stage. North Carolina was among the first states to offer film tax credits. The state's incentives, low labor costs and varied...
  • Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On California Movie and TV Tax Credit

    California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. "Proud to announce a deal with Dem and Rep leg. leaders...
  • California to hike film tax credits

    California to hike film tax credits
    It's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years. In a last-minute compromise reached...
  • 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...