Archive for June, 2016

Nigeria’s $7.2bn film industry gains traction in Europe

Nigeria’s film industry, which is currently worth $7.3 billion, has gained traction in Europe as local producers are seeking opportunities to expand their products beyond the shores of Nigeria. Nigeria’s $7.2bn film industry gains traction in Europe

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Lawmakers increase film tax credits

By Michael D. Pitman Ohio lawmakers have supported a measure that doubles the number of tax credits that would allow more movies to be made in the state, continuing momemtum for an industry that has had a $54 million-plus economic impact on the Cincinnati region alone. The Ohio House Finance Committee approved House Bill 475 this past Tuesday, […]

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Increasing number of N.S. residents leaving province for film jobs

CTV Atlantic Published Monday, May 30, 2016 8:12PM ADT  Members of the Nova Scotia film industry are continuing to blame the province removing the film tax credit for filmmakers moving away from the Maritimes. Actor, writer, and director Shelley Thompson just returned from a shoot in Toronto where nearly half her crew were former Nova […]

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Film production in South Africa creates a boon and a dilemma for local actors

by Gideon Brower and Darby Maloney Drive along South Africa’s N2 highway near Cape Town and you may spy in the distance a huge wooden sailing ship stranded in the middle of an open field. It’s a prop – one of two boats built as sets for “Black Sails,” a pirate adventure show produced for the U.S. cable […]

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