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Netherlands launches $27m film fund to entice productions

http://www.screendaily.com/news/netherlands-launches-27m-film-fund/5063171.article By Geoffrey Macnab In a major boost to the Dutch film industry, a new €20m ($27m) annual scheme is being set up with the aim of attracting international production back to the Netherlands.   The money has been allocated by Government and will be available from 2014. It is expected both to increase inward investment […]

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The Sleeping Room becomes first UK movie to crowdfund

http://www.film-news.co.uk/show-news.asp?H=The-Sleeping-Room-becomes-first-UK-movie-to-crowdfund&nItemID=21968 Production company Movie Mogul (PANIC BUTTON, SHORTCUTS TO HELL) have taken to equity crowdfunding website Seedrs.com in a bid to raise £25,000 towards the post-production of their next film; supernatural horror thriller THE SLEEPING ROOM, which will go into production by the end of the year. Unlike Kickstarter’s model of pledging in return for […]

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Louisiana movie tax credit reviewed by committee

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/11/louisiana_movie_tax_credit_rev.html By Julia O’Donoghue, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A new state advisory committee will meet on Monday to discuss what, if anything, should be done to entertainment industry tax credits, including those given to the film industry, in Louisiana. The state’s film production slowed for four to five months last year over concern that Gov.Bobby Jindal and the state […]

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Film industry to get extra government money

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/11/film_industry_to_get_extra_gov.php The Dutch film industry is to receive an injection of public money to encourage producers to shoot their films in the Netherlands. Culture minister Jet Bussemaker told parliament in a written statement on Friday she will make an extra €20m available, probably in the form of a cash rebate. Cash rebates are paid to […]

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Hollywood East: Behind the Scenes of L.I.’s Booming TV and Film Industry

http://www.longislandpress.com/2013/10/31/hollywood-east-behind-the-scenes-of-l-i-s-booming-tv-and-film-industry/ By Rashed Mian A barrage of gunfire erupts on the Long Beach Bridge as a group of trigger-happy thugs fire a hail of bullets toward a half-dozen unsuspecting FBI agents assigned to protect the daughter of a United States general, pinning them inside their SUVs just before a massive explosion rocks the drawbridge. A bloodied FBI […]

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Ten productions tap R.I. film tax credits worth $6.5 million

http://www.providencejournal.com/breaking-news/content/20131101-ten-productions-use-r.i.-film-tax-credits-worth-6.5-million.ece BY PAUL GRIMALDI PROVIDENCE, R.I. — It appears that film and theatrical productions will qualify for approximately $6.5 million in state tax credits during 2013, according to the executive director of the R.I. Film & Television Office. Those tax credits will be divvied up among 10 productions, according to Steven Feinberg, the agency’s executive […]

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Vietnam’s film industry struggles to improve

http://tuoitrenews.vn/lifestyle/14616/vietnams-film-industry-struggles-to-improve The local film industry has reached an impasse, as several “blockbusters” released this year have been devastating box office failures. Filmmakers and producers question how to win back local audiences and improve the industry. The most catastrophic of recent failed films were “Bui doi Cho Lon” (Gangsters in the melting pot of Cho Lon) […]

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Mauritius offers 30% rebate to attract Bollywood

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/mauritius-offers-30-rebate-to-attract-bollywood/article5300723.ece Mauritius, known for its scenic beauty and exotic locales, has launched a rebate scheme to attract film makers, especially from Bollywood, to shoot in the picturesque island nation. The Film Rebate Scheme allows for a 30 per cent refund on all the Qualifying Production Expenditures (QPPE) incurred by all film producers in respect of […]

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Starland Studios suits the rise in Georgia film industry

http://www.redandblack.com/variety/starland-studios-suits-the-rise-in-georgia-film-industry/article_664d8b86-40f6-11e3-8cfc-001a4bcf6878.html Colby Newton The word that comes to mind is intimidating. With six full shooting stages, a backlot big enough for a helipad, and a studio 42,000-square feet in diameter, Starland Studios on Old Monroe Road seems better suited to California or New York than its humble home on the outskirts of Athens. The brainchild […]

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Govt working for revival of film industry: Pervez Rashid

http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=246973&Itemid=1 ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (APP): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Pervez Rashid on Wednesday said that government would make all out efforts for the revival of film industry. He said that government was taking steps for the up-gradation and to provide facilities to cinema houses of the country. Talking to a private tv news […]

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