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Union Roundup: Production Incentives Experts Gather, Hoping Hollywood Can Bring Economic Recovery As We Learn to Live With Covid

9/6/2022
Entertainment Partners offered an update on U.S. Production Incentives for 2022. The seminar focused on...
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Hollywood production in U.K. soars to record levels as crews complain of burnout

8/22/2022
Spending on film and high-end television shoots reach record-breaking amounts as production activity...
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Explaining Hollywood: How to get a job as a production accountant

8/10/2022
Mark Goldstein speaks to the LA Times about the high demand for production accountants

Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Festival 2022 Winners Include ‘Please Baby Please,’ ‘Mars One’

7/27/2022
‘Please Baby Please’ and ‘Mars One’ among winners of the 40th Anniversary Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film...

Iceland Increases Film Tax Incentive to 35 Percent

6/17/2022
The country puts itself in a position to go toe-to-toe with other international filming hot spots.
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Remote Workforces Create New Employment Challenges for Employers

5/18/2022
Employers should be aware of any local tax obligations for employees working remotely.
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More Movies Could Soon be Filmed in WA as Inslee OKs Film Incentives Passed by Legislature

4/5/2022
The law will provide tax breaks for filmmakers looking to make movies in Washington

Georgia Proposes Capping and Prohibiting Sale of Film Tax Credits

3/30/2022
The changes, if signed into law, would cap the amount Georgia hands out in film and TV tax credits at $900...
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How Oregon’s updated film incentive law could boost the local economy

3/29/2022
A new Oregon film and media incentive law could draw more movie productions to the state.

Russian Invasion Hits Ukrainian Production Industry Just Starting to Go International

2/24/2022
"Ukraine was just starting to open up to the world, now everything has closed up again."
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The Stage is Set

2/8/2022
Puerto Rico Beckons to Film & TV Production Industry
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Why the Cherokee Nation is Offering Rebates to Film in Oklahoma

2/5/2022
Joseph Chianese speaks to the LA Times on new incentive

PayTalk: The Recipe for a Successful Payroll 2022 (Part One)

1/13/2022
Davida Lara joins the PayTalk podcast to share strategies for leading successful teams

Film Commission Report Highlights Covid Costs as Production Ramps Up

12/6/2021
Covid-compliance measures impact production budgets, estimating $90 million or more
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California productions to spend at least $90 million on COVID-19 safety measures

11/16/2021
A new report has put a price tag COVID-19-related costs, according to data released from the California...
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AFM 2021 Online: Entertainment Partners Explores the Future of Production

11/1/2021
Content creators, production technology developers, production finance experts, and media thought leaders...

How to solve a compounding problem?

9/8/2021
The perennial shortage of production accountants has been made worse by the competition for resources, but...

‘No Straight Lines’ & ‘Firstness’ Among Top Winners At Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival – Complete Winners List

8/24/2021
Outfest has announced the award winners of its 2021 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival.

Global Expansion and the Strategic Partnership With Payroll

7/1/2021
Payroll Operations and Data Considerations when Making Strategic Growth Decisions

Getting a New Start

6/1/2021
Davida Lara shares tips on transitioning into your next role

Global Payroll Titan Award 2021

4/29/2021
Davida Lara, CPP, named this year's Global Payroll Titan

Winning Payroll Solutions Start with the Right Team

4/1/2021
Davida Lara on why the people who make up a payroll team are critical to delivering results

Profiles in Leadership: Martin Mazor, SVP and CISO, Entertainment Partners

2/21/2021
Why Identity is at the Core of Every New Security and Business Initiative

Why Payroll is 'Sexy'

2/1/2021
EP EVP of Payroll, Davida Lara, explains her passion for the industry

FilmOntario Welcomes Four New Board Members at 2020 AGM

12/4/2020
Andy Micallef appointed to the FilmOntario Board

Film Tax Credit Programs Face Uncertain Future

8/31/2020
Tax incentive programs draw high profile productions, cautious optimism for California

Canadian Industry Directs Financing to Black Media Creators

8/26/2020
Move follows Black producers north of the border demanding end to "systemically racist policies."

The Source Podcast: Featuring Davida Lara

8/3/2020
Payroll transformations: From payments to hiring

Below The Line Podcast Season 6 Episode 6: COVID-19 and Central Casting

7/27/2020
A podcast about the film industry: stories from the set, told by crew

British Production Sector Moves Forward Gingerly as Filming Resumes

6/17/2020
British government gives the green light for film and TV production to resume, but how can this be done...

California Production Can Begin June 12, but Officials Leave Rules Up to the Industry

6/5/2020
The industry is still working on getting buy-in for all parties to coalesce around one set of rules

What a Reopened Hollywood Looks Like: COVID-19 Officers on Set and Budgeting for More Shutdowns

6/4/2020
Hollywood is waiting and ready (as much as it can be) to get back to work

'Payroll Is Sexy'

6/3/2020
Davida Lara, CPP, Shares How She Reached the C-Suite

Coronavirus is Going to Make Film Shoots More Expensive. Here’s How.

5/20/2020
Returning to production will mean following new COVID guidelines, bigger budgets

After the Coronavirus, the Race to Resume Film Production Goes Global

5/18/2020
Countries compete for attention as production ramps up following extended shutdowns

Production protocols on COVID-19 expected for early June

5/14/2020
Protocols on how to safely mount production in the time of coronavirus will be available by early June,...

New Mexico-Produced Show Could be Model for Future Filming

5/3/2020
How self-contained filming locations prove valuable example for safe production practices

FilmLA Chief Expects Production To Resume “In Reverse Of How It Closed Down”

4/8/2020
SF film office staffers pressed into duty as triage coordinators

Press Releases

Entertainment Partners Launches New Production Incentive Tools

6/21/2021
New Online Tools help Filmmakers and Producers to Identify their Best Global Tax Incentives

Entertainment Partners Launches COVID-19 Reopening Tracker

2/17/2021
Digital solution to help productions comply with pandemic regulations

Entertainment Partners Launches Production Finance Studio

10/7/2020
New digital solution helps entertainment industry comply with guidelines, reopen safely

Entertainment Partners Acquires UK-Based We Got POP

3/2/2020
Positions EP as leading global production partner for the entertainment industry

Entertainment Partners Acquires SyncOnSet Technologies

1/14/2020
Creator of collaboration and productivity tools for the entertainment industry

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