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Anti-Sex Harassment Provision Added To Bill To Extend California’s Film Incentives

15 May, 2018 (13:00) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb May 15, 2018 12:00pm An amendment to a bill that would extend California’s $330 million-a-year film incentives program would for the first time require applicants to submit a written policy against sexual harassment. If approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor, it would be the first time an anti-sexual […]

WGA West Leaders Say Donald Trump’s Attacks On First Amendment “Are Intolerable”

29 November, 2017 (21:59) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

   by David Robb November 29, 2017 6:22pm  Stating that the First Amendment is “under attack” by President Donald Trump, leaders of the WGA West today sent their members a scathing letter denouncing him and his administration for trampling on “every principle of justice and truth we hold dear.” The letter was sparked by Trump’s […]

El Chicano’ Producer Joe Carnahan: Safety Rules “Followed To A T” Before Crash That Injured Stuntman

12 September, 2017 (17:23) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  September 12, 2017 3:12pm EXCLUSIVE: El Chicano producer Joe Carnahan said that “all safety protocols were followed to the T” in the run-up to last week’s on-set accident in Calgary when a stunt car and a taco truck collided and sent another car crashing into the camera platform as the camera crew went […]

TV Tax Credit Linking Diversity to Hiring Passes NY Legislature

22 June, 2017 (15:16) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb June 22, 2017 8:33am A first-of-its-kind tax incentive to boost women and minority TV writers and directors has made it through the New York state Legislature. The bill, which received the backing of the DGA and the WGA East, calls for a new tax credit of up to $5 million to be […]

Scrap California Film Incentives? Nonpartisan State Analyst Says Maybe – Again!

30 September, 2016 (23:19) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb September 30, 2016 5:08pm California should consider scaling back or eliminating its $330 million film tax incentives program if other states do so, according to a new report from the state Legislature’s non-partisan Legislative Analyst’s Office, which found that the first 10 years of the program only boosted the state’s economic output […]