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New National “Right to Work” Bill Threatens Hollywood Unions

4 February, 2017 (09:53) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  February 02, 2017 9:59am PT by Jonathan Handel  Hollywood Reporter Legislation is “a backdoor attempt at bankrupting labor unions,” say congressional Democrats. Legislation introduced in Congress with little fanfare Tuesday could decimate Hollywood unions and further accelerate the decline of unions nationwide by allowing workers across the country to opt out of paying union […]

Whistleblower Forces Changes To ‘Allegiant’ Battle Scene That Put Child Actors At Risk!

15 July, 2015 (11:53) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb July 14, 2015 10:05am * EXCLUSIVE: Thirty child actors – some as young as 4 years old – were put at risk during the filming of a battle scene last month on the Georgia set of Lionsgate’s Allegiant. In the chaotic scene during production of the third film in the Divergent series, child […]

Stricter OSHA Reporting Guidelines Kick In For “Corner Cutting” Film & TV Biz – Update!

2 January, 2015 (21:44) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb January 2, 2015 4:41pm Deadline/Hollywood UPDATED WITH MORE CASE SUMMARIES: Beginning January 1, the federal government will require a much more thorough reporting of injuries on film and TV productions. Up until now, only deaths, or injuries to three or more workers in an eight-hour period that require hospitalization, had to be […]

California Sees $5.49 Billion in Economic Activity from $700 Million in Production Tax Credits!

25 July, 2014 (22:53) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

July 23, 2014 | 09:00AM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary California’s film-TV production tax credit program has yielded $5.49 billion in total  direct  spending from $700 million in credits since 2009, a new report shows. The California Film Commission, which administers the program, also said that the credits have provided $1.72 billion in below-the-line […]

On Location California sees record level of film tax credit applications!

4 June, 2014 (22:46) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

By  Richard Verrier,   contact the reporter LA Times Even as it struggles to keep crews from leaving the state, California has received a record number of applicants for its film and TV tax credits. The California Film Commission said Tuesday that it received 497 applications on Monday for the state’s film and TV tax […]