New York Lawmakers Want To Tweak Tough New Gun Law For Movie, TV Shoots

By | Saturday March 2, 2013 @ 11:06pm PST

Following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. state legislators in New York rushed the nation’s toughest gun control measure into law. Now the state is looking to tweak the law with an exemption that … Read More »

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Production Locations: Top 10 U.S. & Beyond

By | Wednesday December 28, 2011 @ 1:56pm PST

The “Top 10: United States of Production” summarizes steps taken by various states to lure or retain production. The “Top 10 Locations In The Universe“ looks at the situation globally. Note the overlaps or lack thereof. California rates tops in the Universe but only fifth in the USL

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Global Showbiz: Australia, Poland, Thailand

By | Wednesday November 16, 2011 @ 1:46am PST

Gena Rowlands Barred From Australian Movie
Gena Rowlands has been bumped from the Australian film Last Dance because of restrictions on casting of foreign talent, the Australian reports. The 81-year-old actress was to have played a Holocaust survivor of German and Jewish … Read More »

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‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Mayhem Welcome In LA

By | Wednesday November 2, 2011 @ 12:59am PDT

Fans of FX’s Sons of Anarchy who are also subscribers to DirecTV made crystal clear in Deadline comments their feelings about the satcaster threatening to drop FX and other Fox programming November 1 if the two sides failed to reach … Read More »

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LA Location Filming Down 15% Last Week

By | Tuesday October 25, 2011 @ 8:54pm PDT

Location filming in Los Angeles was down 15% last week compared with the same time last year, the Los Angeles Times reported. FilmLA attributed the biggest chunk in the drop to a 44% decline in feature film production. Commercial shoots were down 11% and TV production shot on location … Read More »

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