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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

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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

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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 […]