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China a ‘priority’ for NZ Film Commission as co-production agreements languish

The New Zealand Film Commission, the government entity tasked with supporting the local film sector, is putting more emphasis on building links to …

Los Angeles Production Slides 3.1% in First Quarter

A sharp decline in feature film activity pulled down overall on-location production in Los Angeles during the first quarter by 3.1% to 8,707 shooting …

Los Angeles

Interview: New Zealand showcases diverse movies during Beijing Film Festival

Most Searched: •AIIB •Two sessions •Rule of law •Oscar •South China Sea<p>Interview: New Zealand showcases diverse movies during Beijing Film …

IFF Panama: Central America on the Right Track for Growth

PANAMA – As the leaders of the Americas, including U.S. President Barack Obama, meet in Panama City for the seventh Summit of the Americas, they will …

South America

As North Carolina painfully fades from the film scene

In 1997, I was a graduate student at the newly minted MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. A year …

Film Industry Delegates from South Africa and Nigeria Team Up in New Co-Production Pact

<i>Originally posted at Summit participant website</i> <i>Talking Drum Entertainment</i><i>.</i><p>Africa’s two largest film industries Nigeria and South Africa are finally …

IFF Panama: Building Central America, the Caribbean

Running April 9-15, and now celebrating its fourth edition, the International Film Festival of Panama reps one of the world’s most quickly …

Film Festivals

Anywhere, USA: The State of Film in Mississippi

As Ward Emling walks through downtown Jackson, his daydreams transport him to 1840. The "Old" Capitol Museum on State Street is still brand new, and …

LA India Film Council proposes setting up Film Commissions in India

08 Apr, 2015 - 02:30 PM IST | By indiantelevision.com Team | 813 Reads<p>MUMBAI: The LA India Film Council has proposed to set-up of Film Commissions in …

Hollywood Is Out Ahead Of California’s New Water-Conservation Mandate

Governor Jerry Brown’s call today for statewide water restrictions is not expected to have a huge impact on the film and TV industry; all the major …

End of an Era: California's Final $100 Million Film/TV Lottery Gets Underway

The new $330 million program, which begins accepting applications May 11, will rank productions based on job creation.<p>On Wednesday, for the final …

Korea’s Busan Ups Location Attraction Game, Targets Chinese Movies

Busan, the South Korean city that already styles itself as the hub of Asian cinema, is launching a funding program aimed at attracting international …

South Korea

Coming soon to a screen near you: Taiwan

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Taipei is fast becoming the go-to Asian city for some of Hollywood's biggest hitters.<p>Martin Scorsese is filming his latest opus "Silence" there, and French director Luc Besson chose Taipei over seven other Asian cities for his sci-fi thriller "Lucy," starring Scarlett …

Will California’s Sweeter Tax Credit Program Lure Productions to Stay in the State?

As most California-based producers already know, the state’s film and TV tax credit program has gotten sweeter. The size of its subsidies has more …

San Diego

New Ascension Parish Film Commission gets down to business

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez remembers the time he met film great Bette Davis while she was shooting the 1964 horror flick “Hush … Hush, …

Pittsburgh councilwoman to introduce ‘film-friendly’ legislation

Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Darlene Harris will introduce legislation Tuesday aimed at overhauling how the city permits “commercial, for-profit …

Film board courts production crews | Cayman Compass

When the opening scenes from a James Bond movie or epic action sequences from “Pirates of the Caribbean” are broadcast across the globe, it is the …

Are smaller film commissions the way ahead for the film industry?

• 24/02/2015<br>• News<br>• by Nia Daniels<p><b>Louisiana has rarely been out of the spotlight in recent months as a thriving production hub for film and TV.</b><p>Indeed, at …

Tim Burton movie unites Tampa Bay's film commissions

Filming begins Saturday around Tampa Bay on director Tim Burton's next feat of movie magic, <i>Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children</i>.<p>Yet attracting …

Oscars: It’s a Bumper Year for U.K. Pros

The U.K. and U.S. have had a long showbiz partnership going back to the early part of the 20th century. With that collaboration growing tighter, …

Film (UK)

L.A. Film Czar Ken Ziffren Q&A: Tax Credits, Runaway Production & What’s Next

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Today the board of the California Film Commission will vote on draft regulations for how the state’s now-greatly expanded tax incentive …

LA Times

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Queen visits Royal Film Commission | Culture & Society

AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited, on Tuesday, the Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC) in Amman, where she met representatives …

Advocate wants to bring film industry back to SD

Years ago, when San Diego had a film commission, producers would make their way down from the studios in Los Angeles, scouting locations, hiring …