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September 8, 2022

Film Financing Explained: Crowdfunding

Emily Best (Seed&Spark), Stacy Bradford (Indiegogo), and producer Zach Fineblum join us to discuss the ins and outs of crowdfunding and how to make the most of your fundraising campaign.
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August 19, 2022

US Production Incentives Update: New and Expanded Programs in 2022

Film commissioners Colleen Bell and Sandy Lighterman, and production executives Jay Roewe and Ashley Rice, join our panel to discuss important incentive changes to CA, AZ, IL, and FL.
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July 15, 2022

Production Incentives Update: Atlantic Canada

Learn how productions can benefit from newly expanded incentives in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Prince Edward Island.
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September 13, 2022

NY Convenience Rule Impacts Remote Production Workers and Film Incentives

How remote employee payroll taxes apply to New York-based productions and if an employee’s physical location can affect film incentives.
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August 25, 2022

A Record Number of US States Expand Filmmaking Incentives in 2022

Your guide to the latest news in production incentives and film programs to come from the 2022 legislative session.
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August 22, 2022

Hollywood production in U.K. soars to record levels as crews complain of burnout

Spending on film and high-end television shoots reach record-breaking amounts as production activity surges
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August 16, 2022

Atlantic Canada Expands Film Incentives in 2022

Enhanced production incentive programs attract industry to Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
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8/10/2022

Explaining Hollywood: How to get a job as a production accountant

Mark Goldstein speaks to the LA Times about the high demand for...
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7/12/2022

5 Reasons to Consider Canada for Your Next Production

Here's why Canada deserves a spot on every producer's...
6/17/2022

Iceland Increases Film Tax Incentive to 35 Percent

The country puts itself in a position to go toe-to-toe with...
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Remote Workforces Create New Employment Challenges for Employers

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