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Film, TV Job Retention Act Takes First Step Forward In Assembly

Film, TV Job Retention Act Takes First Step Forward In Assembly

The Assembly’s Arts and Entertainment Committee unanimously passed the California Film and Television Job Retention Act on Tuesday in Sacramento, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, said Tuesday.Assembly Bill 1839 is “about keeping families together and keeping jobs in California,” said Wilk, the bill’s principal co-author. “As a member of the Arts Committee, I will continue to be an advocate for this job saving measure that is vital for our economy.” The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act extends the incentive program for an additional five years; includes a 5 percent increase in the tax credit for filming done outside the Los Angeles Zone; offers a 25 percent credit for television shows relocating to California in the first year and modifies the requirement from 75 percent of production days having to occur in California to 75 percent of principal photography days having to occur in California, all in order to ensure more jobs are created here.

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Santa Clarita Annexes 3 Sand Canyon Ranches Into Movie Overlay Zone

Santa Clarita Annexes 3 Sand Canyon Ranches Into Movie Overlay Zone

Santa Clarita Annexes Three Sand Canyon Ranches Into Movie Overlay Zone By City of Santa Clarita Press Release Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. With the approval of the South Sand Canyon annexation on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, the City of Santa Clarita welcomed its first three movie ranch properties into ...

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Scott Wilk: Don’t Close The Curtain On Film Tax Credit

Scott Wilk: Don’t Close The Curtain On Film Tax Credit

Scott Wilk | SCV News This past Sunday, more than 1 billion people around the world tuned in to see A-list actors, directors and producers as they walked down the red carpet on their way into Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre for the 85th Academy Awards. The Academy Awards celebrate the best the film industry has to offer. When the evening ended, ...

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