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Film Works Update: New Campaign Video Debuts & Other Capaign News

July 25, 2011 by

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Legislative Update for AB1069 and the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program: When the California State Senate resumes in the coming days, the fate of AB1069 will finally be decided.  Will the California Film and Television Tax Credit be renewed for another five years or will it be defeated in the Senate?  And if […]

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 […]

California’s Top Five Competitors for Film & TV Production Dollars

June 24, 2011 by

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With roughly 40 U.S. states and dozens of other nations trying to attract runaway production from California, our state has many competitors. The amount of money other states have been willing to pay to rent a share of the motion picture and television production industry has skyrocketed, going from just $2 million in domestic spending […]

The Press-Enterprise — Where Fiction Masquerades as Fact

June 21, 2011 by

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The folks over at The Press-Enterprise are clearly not subscribers of the Film Works blog.  Film Works has written several responses to critics of the California Film & Television Tax Credit, including the Tax Foundation, Michael Kinsley of the Los Angeles Times and California Assemblyman Chris Norby.  But of all the opponents to the film […]

In Criticizing California Film Incentive, Tax Foundation Ignores Film Business Realities

April 21, 2011 by

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Last month in Sacramento, the California State Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation and the Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media held a Joint Oversight Hearing about the California Film and Television Tax Credit.  One of the speakers invited to address the joint committee hearing was Mark Robyn, an economist from the […]