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Film and TV tax credit expansion bill moves a step forward

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| There's still no dollar figure attached to it, but a bill that would expand California's film and television tax credit program has passed a Senate committee.

LA loses ground in TV pilot production; New York gains

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New York is now the most attractive place to shoot a pilot for an hour-long TV drama, while L.A. continued to lose its share of pilot productions.

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Taylor Kitsch, hungry for creative control, directs a new short film

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After starring in two expensive box office bombs, Kitsch produced, funded and starred in "Pieces," which premieres in Palm Springs this weekend.

Coming soon: Price tag for Calif.'s film and TV tax credit

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A bill to expand California's Film And Television tax credit program has support in Sacramento. Now legislators must decide how much money to add to the pot.

Update: Film tax credit lottery resumes after bomb scare

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The applications were in. The lottery was beginning, but then a bomb scare stopped the process of picking California film and TV tax credit recipients.

Sony Imageworks moving to Vancouver; 270 LA-area jobs up in the air

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The move by the company — which currently employs about 270 in Culver City — is part of a larger trend of Hollywood firms taking advantage of Canadian tax breaks.

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10 mayors support expanding state's film tax credit program

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The mayors say the demand to keep film productions in California exceeds the amount of incentives that are offered every year.

MTV VMAs to bring $50 million to LA County

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Visitors will splurge on hotels, limos and food at local restaurants during the VMAs. This year's VMAs will take place at the Forum in Inglewood.