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DeadlineNow: It’s Time To Lose The Lottery For California Film & TV Tax Credit Program

By | Tuesday June 3, 2014 @ 3:44pm PDT
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California's Tax Incentives Lottery System Is Broken

Despite this year's record number of applications, a lot of people are unhappy with the lottery system used for California's Film and TV Tax Credit Program. The current random-drawing method negates merit and is uncertain, explains Deadline's Dominic Patten reports.

Related: Record Number Of Projects Apply For Calif. Film & TV Tax Credits

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DeadlineNow Morning Report: California Film & Tax Credit Lottery Delay, John Oliver Vs. FCC, Kristen Bell Heads For ‘Hair’ (Video)

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Morning Report, June 3 2014

Bomb scare delays annual California Film & Tax Credit Program lottery; John Oliver's plea to flood FCC website comments section over net neutrality crashes site; Kristen Bell to star in Hollywood Bowl production of rock musical 'Hair'. Dominic Patten reports.

Related:
California Production Tax Credit Lottery Suspended After Bomb Scare
John Oliver’s Net Neutrality Call To Action Crashes FCC Comments Section
Kristen Bell To Let The Sunshine In At Hollywood Bowl ‘Hair’

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DeadlineNow: Don’t Blame Canada, Fix California’s Film & TV Tax Credit (Video)

By | Friday May 30, 2014 @ 2:12pm PDT
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Don't Play The Film & TV Tax Credit Blame Game

Production is flowing out of the home of Hollywood as politicians seek to expand California’s 5-year old $100 million Film and TV tax credit program. Next week, new applicants will be picked by lottery for the upcoming year. Deadline’s Dominic Patten explains while there is lot of blame to go around from the loss of jobs and the sad state of the industry in California, don’t blame Canada.

Related:
Sony Imageworks’ Flight To Vancouver Latest Blow In VFX Subsidies Battle
HBO, City Of LA, & Unions Praise Passage Of New Film & TV Tax Credit Bill

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DeadlineNow Morning Report: ‘The Sting’ On Broadway, California Film & TV Tax Credit Bill Pending Vote, Maya Angelou R.I.P. (Video)

By | Wednesday May 28, 2014 @ 11:11am PDT
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Morning Report, Wednesday May 28

'Oscar-winner 'The Sting' heads to the Great White Way, California Legislature Considers Expansion Of Film & TV Tax Credit Program, Legendary Poet, Actress, Director & Activist Maya Angelou Dead At 86. Dominic Patten reports.

Related:
`The Sting’ Will Sing On Broadway In Latest Film-To-Stage Adaptation
R.I.P. Maya Angelou

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