Governor Andrew Cuomo have approved $840 million in refundable credits for television and movie producers over the next two fiscal years. This comes on top of $7.3 billion worth of incentives provided to the industry since 2004.
S.B. 1595, which cleared the Senate on Friday, considers the first $200,000 of out-of-state wages as part of production companies’ Illinois labor expenses, in addition to all wages paid to state residents.
WMAZ-TV reports production crews are preparing an area of downtown Macon to serve as a backdrop for “Watchmen,” a show based on the acclaimed DC Comics series from 1986.
The program wasn’t set to expire until 2022, and was essentially left out of the conversation surrounding this year’s budget until a two-year extension was quietly added to the final agreement.
The little tripod that can help you rig up your camera basically anywhere takes aim at vloggers and other mirrorless shooters with its new upgrades.
Muscogee County is now home to not one, not two, but three local school teams recognized for their excellence in filmmaking.
With companies like Netflix spending more than $12 billion on new programming in 2018 alone (yes, billion), there is no shortage of film and TV productions out there. Add to that the impact on tourism that can come from having millions of viewers watching a show set in a tropical paradise like the Keys.