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Sunset Gower Studios’ VP of Sales & Marketing Talks Employment on “Dexter”, Studio Lot

November 3, 2011 by

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In the following video interview with Film Works, Terri Melknonian, who is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Sunset Gower Studios, talks about the number of people employed on the hit show “Dexter” (the interview took place in front of the Dexter sound stages) and the number of people employed on any given […]

New Series of Articles from TheWrap Puts Spotlight on Hollywood Jobs Picture

October 27, 2011 by

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Last week,  TheWrap began running a series of fantastic articles about Hollywood and the jobs crisis.  The articles do not paint a very pretty picture for those working in California.  In TheWrap’s  lead article in the series, UCLA film professor Howard Suber describes the jobs situation in terms of supply and demand: “It’s the worst […]

UPDATED 7/8!! Legislative Update: Proposed CA Film & TV Tax Credit Extension (AB1069)

July 5, 2011 by

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Update 7/6/2011: AB 1069 passed the Senate committee today by a unanimous vote of 9-0 and will now head to the appropriations committee!  Letters are more important now than ever.   Contact information for the California State Senators on the Appropriations Committee in the Southland has been added to the list below. The California State Legislature […]

California Film & TV Tax Credit Success Undeniable

June 28, 2011 by

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A brand new report from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) shows California’s Film and Television Tax Credit is an unparalleled performer.  The study estimated the economic impact of the first 77 productions approved for the initial tax credit allocation of $198.8 million for 2009/10 & 2010/11.   The study’s authors examined the […]

Part Two: California Film Incentive–An Effective Weapon for Fighting Runaway Production

February 26, 2011 by

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Think the California Film & Television Tax Credit isn’t having an impact in California? Think again! Think when it comes to film production jobs, California isn’t willing to compete? Think again about that, too. For many years, other states and nations have enacted film incentive legislation designed to lure film and television productions away from […]