Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Pumps Up Local Production

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Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood doesn’t come out until July 26 but the flick is already a hit in Los Angeles.
Production of the Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino and Leonardo DiCaprio starring Manson era movie in the City of Angels …

Patrick Stewart’s ‘Star Trek’ Series, ‘Mayans M.C.’ & ‘Why Women Kill’ Score Tax Credits From California

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On Star Trek: The Next Generation, Patrick Stewart’s Capt. Jean-Luc Picard was well known for telling his first officer to “make it so.” Well, it seems that the California Film Commission has followed the Enterprise commander’s order to the lucra…

LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2,’ Dual Janis Joplin Pics & More Snag CA Tax Credits

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LeBron James had a good night on Sunday with 51 points in the L.A. Lakers’ 113-97 victory over the Miami Heat, but the Space Jam 2 star is having a very good Monday morning thanks to California’s film and television tax credits program.
Officially conf…

‘Timeless’ Gets Film Commission Bragging Rights, Even Though It’s Cancelled

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Three full years into its $330 million annual expanded tax credits program, the California Film Commission has a fair amount to brag about, but Timeless probably shouldn’t be one of them.
Having filmed in Vancouver for its first season and then r…

Gary Oldman’s ‘Flying Horse,’ Margot Robbie’s ‘Birds Of Prey’ & Ben Affleck’s Has-Been’ Among 19 Films Snaring California Tax Incentives

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The day after Comic-Con wrapped up, one of Batman’s craziest nemesis, an Oscar winning former regular in Christopher Nolan’s Caped Crusader franchise and the current Batman himself were among the big winners of the latest allocation of feature film tax…

Los Angeles On-Location Filming Down 5.2% In Q2, But FilmLA Says Tax Credits Are Working

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On-location filming in Greater Los Angeles slid 5.2% in the second quarter of 2018compared to the same time period last year. The downturn comes after a strong first quarter, but a dismal 2017, when  feature films, TV pilots and reality shows all hit f…

Anti-Sex Harassment Provision Added To Bill To Extend California’s Film Incentives

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An amendment to a bill that would extend California’s $330 million-a-year film incentives program would for the first time require applicants to submit a written policy against sexual harassment. If approved by the Legislature and signed by the governo…

Amazon’s ‘Sneaky Pete’ Expected To Get A Season 3 After Securing California Relocation With TV Tax Credit

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Amazon’s Sneaky Pete will move production from New York To California for what now is likely its upcoming third season after being conditionally approved for $9.2 million worth of Golden State tax credits, highlighting the latest round of TV project allocation from the state’s expanded Film & TV Tax Credit Program.
The California Film Commission’s latest TV application period, held February 12-16, was open only to relocating series and recurring series already accepted…

California Tax Incentives Produced Only One Golden Globe Winner

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California spent $330 million last year to keep films and TV shows shooting in the state, but the projects it subsidized barely made a blip at the Golden Globes.
Of the statuettes handed out in 25 categories Sunday night, only one went to someone associated with a project that received California tax incentives. That sole winner was Sterling K. Brown, who took the Globe for best actor in a TV drama series for NBC’s This Is Us. His show got more than $9 million in tax…

Ridley Scott’s ‘Strange Angel’, ‘The Orville’ Season 2 & ‘S.W.A.T.’ Among TV Projects Receiving California Tax Credits

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As Golden GlobeS nominations were announced today, there small-screen winners of another type of as the Ridley Scott-produced CBS All Access series Strange Angels, the second season of Seth MacFarlane and Fox’s The Orville, an untitled Mark Burnett project and more of the first season of CBS’ S.W.A.T. were among the latest recipients of California’s tax credits.
There were three pilots and four recurring series among the 11 projects that were awarded some of the $69…

‘Legion’ ‘The Affair’ ‘Lucifer’ & ‘The OA’ Among 15 TV Projects Receiving California Tax Credits

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Despite what Charlie Daniels claims, the Devil did not go down to Georgia after all, but rather California when it comes to tax incentives. Fox’s relocating Lucifer joins FX’s just-renewed Legion, Showtime’s The Affair and Netflix’s The OA among 15 TV projects that will receive big-bucks tax credits from the Golden State, the California Film Commission revealed today.
Deadline broke the news this month that the previously Vancouver-filmed Warner Bros Television-produced Lu…