Alabama: Hidden Gem of Hollywood South

Alabama: Hidden Gem of Hollywood South

With a relatively low minimum spend of $500k and a competitive refundable tax credit, Alabama has the attention of independent producers weighing their options in “Hollywood South.” The state offers a refundable tax credit of 25% on local spend and non-resident...

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Applications Open for New Jersey Incentives Program

Applications Open for New Jersey Incentives Program

New Jersey comes roaring back to the incentives field this year with one of the most competitive programs on the Eastern seaboard… which is saying a lot, what with heavy hitters like Georgia, New York and Massachusetts in the mix. With the new application just...

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This Holiday Season, We’ve Got Home on our Minds.

This Holiday Season, We’ve Got Home on our Minds.

We're not gonna sugar-coat it, California's had a rough 2018. From skyrocketing rents to rising homelessness to devastating wildfires, a lot of people are in need. If you're looking for a way to help, we're only too happy to share these amazing organizations. Every...

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Why “Employer-of-Record” Payroll?

Why “Employer-of-Record” Payroll?

When you engage the services of any reputable entertainment industry payroll provider, you will invariably hear the term “employer-of-record” associated with the organization and its payroll services. (If you don’t, you should certainly ask the provider if they do in...

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CA Production Incentive Clears First Hurdle to Extension

CA Production Incentive Clears First Hurdle to Extension

With approval from the Senate Governance and Finance Committee, legislation for a five-year extension now goes to the state senate and assembly. The program, credited with relocating several TV series to the state and landing big-budget features over Georgia and...

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Southern Producers Lab Rewards 13 Emerging Filmmakers

Southern Producers Lab Rewards 13 Emerging Filmmakers

The New Orleans Film Society has named the 13 up-and-coming filmmakers who will take part in the inaugural Southern Producers Lab later this month. The multi-day event will feature panels and workshops with industry experts, including Production Incentives Specialist...

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