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Columnist Can’t Fault Report’s Findings — Alleges Bias and Attacks Researchers Instead

July 21, 2011 by

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Michael Hiltzik owes the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) and Christine Cooper an apology.  In his recent column in the Los Angeles Times, Mr. Hiltzik goes on record against the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program and assaults the integrity and credibility of the LAEDC and researcher Dr. Cooper, who prepared the […]

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

June 7, 2011 by

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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 Not Benefiting from Post Production on Big Budget Runaways

April 29, 2011 by

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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.  […]

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 […]