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Film Works Shows California Film Incentives More “Enchanted” than New Mexico’s

February 28, 2011 by

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California film and television industry workers should be thrilled about the recent developments in New Mexico (the land of enchantment) and the reduction of their once-vaunted film incentive program.  Not thrilled, however, is New Mexico’s former Governor Bill Richardson (D), who signed the original incentive legislation into law in 2003. Writing in an opinion piece […]

Part Two: California Film Incentive–An Effective Weapon for Fighting Runaway Production

February 26, 2011 by

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Think the California Film & Television Tax Credit isn’t having an impact in California? Think again! Think when it comes to film production jobs, California isn’t willing to compete? Think again about that, too. For many years, other states and nations have enacted film incentive legislation designed to lure film and television productions away from […]

Film Works Weekly Wrap Up

February 23, 2011 by

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Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Wrap Up.  Here are some updates and news about the progress of the campaign…. But first, here is a preview of some of the awesome Film Works “sightings” supporters sent in during the last two weeks: Make sure to read until the end of the post to see […]

Part One: “The Clear and Present Danger” of Runaway Production to California

February 18, 2011 by

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Concerns about runaway production abound in the Los Angeles motion picture, television and commercial production industry.  Along with all of the personal stories and anecdotes we hear about lost jobs, lost businesses and lost mortgages, much of the available data indicates that the motion picture and television industry in California is under siege.  Just take […]

History for Hire Shows How “Film Works”

February 10, 2011 by

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On January 27, 2010, Film Works staffers happily accepted an invitation from North Hollywood-based History for Hire to visit their prop house and deliver a large Film Works banner for on-site display. The company, run and owned by Jim and Pam Eylea, has been a strong Film Works supporter from day one. Many of the […]

Film Works 10-Inch Bumper Stickers Now Available!!

February 9, 2011 by

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The wait is OVER!  The popular 10-inch Film Works bumper stickers are here and ready for mass distribution! There are several ways you can get yours: 1.  Simply email your name and address to info@filmworksla.com and Film Works will mail one out to you ASAP. 2.  Film Works bumper stickers are also available at the […]