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California Not Benefiting from Post Production on Big Budget Runaways

April 29, 2011 by


When the recent film Battle: Los Angeles hit Los Angeles area movie theaters, much of the attention in the press focused on the fact that the film was made in Louisiana.  Indeed, much of the live action and principal photography was done in Louisiana, which is also where most of the film’s budget was spent.  […]

In Criticizing California Film Incentive, Tax Foundation Ignores Film Business Realities

April 21, 2011 by


Last month in Sacramento, the California State Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation and the Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media held a Joint Oversight Hearing about the California Film and Television Tax Credit.  One of the speakers invited to address the joint committee hearing was Mark Robyn, an economist from the […]

Film Works Campaign & Entertainment Industry News Update

April 15, 2011 by


Film Works Web Site, Blog and Social Media Accounts Have Taken Off!: Since Film Works launched in December 2010, visitor traffic on the main campaign page and this blog has increased dramatically each month.  March was our busiest month for site traffic and March 31 set the record for the all-time busiest day on the […]

Runaway Production is Tough on California, but GhostLight Industries is Tough Enough to Fight Back

April 13, 2011 by


One of the reasons the number of U.S. casualties in Afghanistan has been significantly reduced in recent months is because of a new addition to the U.S. arsenal.  Behold Oshkosh Defense’s M-ATV, a new vehicle designed for maximum troop protection. Should you be a producer who wants this incredibly intimidating and impressive vehicle for a […]