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  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is a hybrid in more ways than one

    Big-budget summer movies these days tend to fall into two categories. There's the slate-wiping reboot that seeks to delete all that came before ("Godzilla" and its ilk), and the keep-the-mojo-going sequel that hopes to build (and build and build) on...
  • California film tax credit bill moves closer to passage

    California lawmakers could soon take action to stem the flight of television and movie productions to other states and foreign countries. Legislation to renew and possibly expand a 5-year-old state income-tax break for shooting in the Golden State...
  • New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions

    When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Instead, he gave thanks — to New York. "We...
  • Report finds benefit to film tax credits

    Report finds benefit to film tax credits
    Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) responded this week to a report about the state’s filming industry that suggests new tax incentives might help keep movie and television studios shooting in California. The...
  • Sequel or reboot? Paramount plays it both ways with new 'Transformers'

    Big-budget summer movies these days tend to fall into two categories. There's the slate-wiping reboot that deletes all that came before ("Godzilla" and its ilk) and the keep-the-mojo-going sequel that hopes to build (and build and build) on existing...
  • Hollywood's paymaster

    Hollywood's paymaster
    The gig: Mark Goldstein, 48, is chief executive and president of Burbank company Entertainment Partners, one of the industry's leading payroll services firms. The company processes residual checks and advises studios through the labyrinth of tax credits...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction': How big a hit is it?

    On Monday morning, before the official numbers came in, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" had reached a benchmark — studio estimates had the film scoring a $100-million opening weekend. Exactly $100 million, in fact. This is significant for at...
  • Shanghai Conference: Digital Realities Confront Chinese Film Dreams

    SHANGHAI - Senior Chinese film industry leaders face many new challenges to their still maturing business models, executives in Shanghai were told on Sunday. "Traditional film companies have much to reflect on," said Yu Dong, chairman and CEO of Bona...
  • DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube channel

    DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube channel
    DreamWorks Animation — the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movie franchises — has launched a family-oriented YouTube channel in the latest move by Hollywood to target the Internet generation. The Glendale...
  • Edinburgh Film Festival Debates Art and Commerce

    On Sept. 18, the people of Scotland vote to decide whether it should become an independent country. Where would a "yes" vote leave its film industry, and its leading movie event, the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival? The festival will address the first...
  • Hundreds rally in San Francisco to support state film tax credit bill

    Hundreds rally in San Francisco to support state film tax credit bill
    San Francisco has been getting a lot of screen time of late. The city has a starring role in several current and upcoming movies, including "Godzilla," "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "Terminator Genesis" and Marvel's "Ant-Man." But the Hollywood...