The Newtown Management District, in association with the Gauteng Film Commission, has launched a campaign to promote Newtown as a film friendly zone. The aim of the campaign is to position Newtown as an attractive film destination.
While the competition to see who can offer the best film tax incentives in Europe hots up to lure the million dollar productions, with the Czech Republic lagging behind the likes of Germany and Hungary, it's business as usual for the Prague commercial industry.
Italy's Turin Piedmont Film Commission has teamed up with LA based Endgame Entertainment to launch a USD20.5 million film fund. It has been anounced at the Venice Film Festival the details have now been finalised.
Florida is offering a 5% off-season bonus for productions shooting 75% or more of their principal photography in the state between June and November. The state also provides a hurricane preparedness plan, which offers productions a decrease in the cost of production insurance.