For a few years now, film production has left Los Angeles and gone to other states and abroad.
Tax incentives have led to the creation of a whole new type of Hollywood financier who helps filmmakers figure out how to navigate state tax codes and take advantage of them. It's a trend Richard Verrier wrote about for the LA Times. Verrier joins the show to explain.
Then LA film czar Tom Sherak joins the show to talk about how he's working to keep film production local.