State of the Month

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New York: Productions Continue to Thrive

July 2018
With an annual budget of $420 million, New York State has one of the nation’s most generous tax credit programs for film and television production. And with New York City providing a tantalizing backstory of finance, fashion, art and 24/7 dynamics, it isn’t surprising production after production originate in the state.

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Hawaii: Aloha, Hollywood!

May 2018
Looking for your next exotic film location? Consider the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii offers a wide range of dramatic settings that are ideal for action-packed films like Jurassic World and Kong: Skull Island which have enthralled audiences with their portrayal of faraway lands and mythical wonders.

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Ohio: Generous Funding Cap Lures Productions

April 2018
The state has been enticing production companies to film in the Midwest by offering a generous incentive program, which includes a 30 percent tax credit on cast and crew wages and qualifying goods purchased or rented and consumed in-state.

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South Carolina: A Numbers Game

March 2018
The state’s film industry hit a landmark year by maxing out its incentives for the first time since the program began in 2007. Now, with a current slate of recurring series that provide industry jobs throughout the year, South Carolina can set its eyes on expanding their incentive program.

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Massachusetts: A Hidden Gem for Productions

February 2018
The state has seen consistent film activity over the years due to solid infrastructure provided by an experienced crew base and the preservation of distinctive architectural and geographical elements.

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North Carolina: Regaining Confidence

December 2017
With an incentive program offering a 25 percent refundable tax credit, no annual funding cap and a per project cap of $20 million, the state is attracting numerous Hollywood productions.

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Nevada: Experiencing Program Rejuvenation

October 2017
Following a reduction in 2014, the state signed a new bill this year raising the film incentive program to allow up to $10 million awarded per year.

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New Mexico: Unprecedented Growth

September 2017
“The stability of the tax credit program, an expanding and increasingly skilled local workforce and industry support from the film office are just some of the critical elements that have led to a thriving industry cluster in New Mexico.”

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Louisiana: The “Hollywood South”

August 2017
For years, the state drew serious production investments by offering a robust film incentive program – causing a boom in infrastructure and earning the nickname of “Hollywood South.”

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