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California’s Film Incentive Doesn’t Help the A-List Oscar Crowd, It Helps Keep Below-the-Line Workers from Being “Left Behind”

March 18, 2011 by


The March 1, 2011 edition of the Los Angeles Times featured an editorial by Michael Kinsley, which he wrote in response to former New Mexico Bill Richardson’s recent op/ed in the New York Times. While Kinsley, who is opposed to state film incentives, raises some good points, we at Film Works just have to take […]

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

February 28, 2011 by


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 […]