16 years after the first Government announcement of a National Film Policy, a serious attempt at creating one is finally underway. Malcolm Scerri-Ferrante writes about how the financial incentives for foreign producers and the engagement of local crews may be affected by new policies.
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The Netherlands Film Production Incentive, which was established to provide a financial incentive for productions shooting on location in the country, will be extended for the 2017-2020 funding cycle.
February saw a late month surge in production, with series including All American (CW), American Crime Impeachment Story (FX), Dear White People (Netflix), This is Us (NBC) and You (Lifetime) all recently starting or resuming production.
New industry action to tackle bullying, harassment and racism in the workplace provides resources to employees, freelancers and employers. For employers the BFI and BAFTA provide a new Action List for the film and television industry. The Film and TV Charity have also launched a suite of bullying support services for immediate support to employees […]
We Are UK Film, the umbrella for the UK’s film national and regional agencies, producers and sales companies are exhibiting at FOCUS for the first time. We Are UK Film will also have a presence throughout the packed content programme with experts appearing in various sessions.
Former Head of New Zealand’s Film Otago Southland Selected to Lead Association of Film Commissioners International
Amazon Prime war crime drama Hunters and Disney+ historical drama The Right Stuff are the latest TV series that have relocated to California thanks to the Film & Television Tax Credit Programme 3.0 that provides a 25% non-transferable tax credit to relocating television series.
Ad Net Zero’s Mission is for immediate, collective industry action to help achieve real net zero carbon emissions by the end of 2030 and is the result of work by the Climate Action Working Group. The five-point plan for the whole industry to help the development, production and media placement of advertising reach real net […]
Netflix’s Gray Man starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans approved in first round of California Tax Credit 3.0
USD50 million has been reserved for the nine projects approved in the latest round of California’s Tax Credit programme. Five of the features are independent and four non-independent and 40% of planned filming days are outside of the 30-mile studio zone.