Financial incentives offered to in-state productions
The bill would expand and extend the state's production incentive program
State tax credits are all the rage, but this federal tax credit benefited smaller productions
It's easier for companies to qualify for expanded rebates
Seven post-production facilities have opened in the state since 2012
The change comes as the French-made "Despicable Me 2" conquers the box office
Lured by generous tax incentives, many of Hollywood's biggest films have shot in London or plan to decamp for the U.K.
Tippett Studio has laid off 50 employees, almost 40 percent of its staff, as part of a "hibernation"
Eric Roth, head of VES, explains why he's pushing California to embrace new subsidies
This has been a windfall year for ad spending, but the money isn't trickling down to rank-and-file TV professionals in Los Angeles
Joint committee considering bill that would boost production and lead to construction of elaborate production facilities on Oahu and Maui
Michigan is reviewing its production incentives and New Mexico might cut its. Could tightening belts squeeze the life out of indie film production?
Schwarzenegger says California Film & Television Tax Credit Program achieved its goal of keeping scores of film and TV productions in state
With production and post-production lured to other states or countries, California has lost thousands of jobs and billions of dollars, Milken Institute says