Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

Film Tax Credit a Major Player in New York’s Economy

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 12:20 No Comments

According to the state’s comptroller  today, New York’s film tax credit has generated nearly $7 billion since its inception in 2004. Lawmakers may even extend the program through 2015 to help NY compete with the tax incentives of 42 other U.S. states. “Visitors from all over the world come to New York because of the [...]

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Los Angeles Wants its Film Crews Back

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 23:35 1 Comment

When the economy turned down, filmmakers turned to other locations to make their movies. Los Angeles was home to a whopping 66% of film productions in 2003. That number has since dive-bombed to 31%. The drastic decline has a detrimental effect on employment and the local financial situation as a whole.

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Detroit to Provide Training for Film Jobs

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 1:43 2 Comments

It’s uplifting to hear something positive about Detroit‘s economic state – their local film industry is booming! This growing industry has created a need for more jobs, more talent and more crew. Good for everybody! To help drive this movement forward Governor Jennifer Granholm has announced a $438,000 grant for training.

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Networking at ShowBiz Expo

Saturday, February 13, 2010 16:11 1 Comment

I’ve had the personal pleasure of attending the past few ShowBiz Expo‘s here in NYC. I’m always surprised and inspired to see how many people are being proactive in their careers. Actors, models, filmmakers, photographers, you name it – all under one roof, trading resumes, shaking hands and having a great time. There are plenty [...]

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