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Iceland’s industry benefits from economic crisis

The world’s press has made much of Iceland’s economic collapse, but it’s financial problems have resulted in a booming film and television industry. As Einar Tómasson, the Film in Iceland Agency’s Film Commissioner, points out: “When Clint Eastwood shot Flags of Our Fathers in Iceland in 2005, one American dollar was worth 62 Icelandic Krona. […]

California passes tax incentive

The state of California has passed an incentives bill. The new legislation provides a tax credit of 20% (25% for independent features under USD10 million), with an appropriation of USD100 million per year for five years starting on July the 1st 2009.

MPA opens India office

The Motion Picture Association (MPA) has opened a local office in Mumbai and is set to bring Bollywood and Hollywood together to promote and protect intellectual property rights following its studios’ focused entry and recent investment in the Indian film and television industry.