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L.A. Mayor Urges Action at State Level, Takes Action at Local Level to Fight Runaway Production

September 21, 2011 by


Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, like many other concerned citizens and public officials, took it upon himself to urge Governor Brown to sign the extension of the California Film & Television Tax Credit in a letter sent to the Governor’s Office earlier this month.  To see a copy of the Mayor’s letter, click on the following […]

27 Projects Awarded CA Film Incentive, At Least 149 in Danger of Running Away

June 7, 2011 by


On June 1st, the California Film Commission awarded the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program to a total of 27 projects out of 176 that applied for the production incentive.  Capped annually at $100 million, California is only able to award credits to a fraction of the total program applicants.  The list of approved […]

California Assembly Hearing Touts Impact of State’s Film Incentive on Job Creation and Runaway Production

March 23, 2011 by


On March 18, 2011, representatives from Film Works attended an informal hearing held by California State Assembly Member Anthony J. Portantino about the California Film & Television Tax Credit and its effect on runaway production.  Appropriately held in the City of Pasadena’s City Council Chambers (a popular shooting location), the two-hour hearing drew a large […]

Film Works Weekly Wrap Up: The Late Edition

January 31, 2011 by


Things are starting to get exciting as Film Works gets noticed more and more each day.  The “Weekly Wrap Up” posts are meant to be up every Friday but may have to be pushed to  a  “Late Edition” when Film Works is busy elsewhere on the campaign, which was the situation last Friday.  We apologize […]

Film Works Weekly Wrap-Up

January 14, 2011 by


It was an exciting and busy week for Film Works.  Here are some of the highlights from the week…. Its all about the numbers: FilmL.A. released the on-location Permitted Production Days (PPDs) for 2010.  The good news: across the board filming was up 15%; the bad news: but for the California Film & Television Tex […]