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  • Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

    Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again
    Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films. That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
  • Local firms that rely on film industry fight to keep jobs here

    Local firms that rely on film industry fight to keep jobs here
    In 1958, Ed Michelson started a motion picture catering company — Michelson Food Services — and made food for the cast and crew on such classic films as "West Side Story" and "Some Like it Hot." Michelson was one of the first to operate a...
  • U.K. to give film industry more tax relief

    The British government took another step to lure filmmakers across the Atlantic. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced Wednesday that the government had approved enhancements to the United Kingdom's film-tax-relief program, which will...
  • Ted Schilowitz Joins Barco, Will Work on Improving Theater Experience

    Innovator and futurist Ted Schilowitz has joined projection tech company Barco, which has dubbed him "CinemaVangelist." It's not the first unusual title for Schilowitz, who was "leader of the rebellion" when he was topper of Red Camera Co., and still...
  • California Production Tax Credit Generated $4.3 Billion in Activity

    Backers of expanding California's Film and Television Tax Credit Program have received a strong endorsement from a new study by the Southern California Association of Governments. The study, released Thursday, asserts that the current program -- funded...
  • Review: 'The Den' has little to say on snuff film industry

     Review: 'The Den' has little to say on snuff film industry
    The latest entry in the found-footage subgenre, "The Den" centers on its eponymous Internet hangout where purveyors of snuff films lurk. Grad student Elizabeth Benton (Melanie Papalia), who has received a grant to research the chat network, soon witnesses...
  • Media Asia Moves Into the Mainland

    These days, Media Asia is a pillar of the Hong Kong film industry establishment. It can boast a production pipeline connected to a large talent pool, enviable connections in mainland China, a profile in Hollywood and even a stock market listing. But it...
  • Report: California film tax credit a good investment

    Report: California film tax credit a good investment
    A new report from the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization says California's film and television tax credit program is a good investment, but needs to be extended and restructured to keep the entertainment industry from fleeing the state....
  • Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit

    Hollywood seeks to bolster California film and TV tax credit
    Hollywood stakeholders are calling on California to bolster its film and TV tax credit to keep its homegrown industry from permanently leaving the state. Film industry and union officials are mobilizing to back legislation this year that would...
  • Runaway production leaves California in the lurch

    Runaway production leaves California in the lurch
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California Legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and television industry or, one day, will the...
  • Italo Film Industry Elated About 'Great Beauty' Golden Globe Win

    ROME - The Italian film industry is predictably elated about Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty" scooping the Golden Globe for best foreign film, which comes twenty-five years after Italy won its last Golden Globe, for Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema...
  • 'Fast & Furious 7' shutdown is a loss for Georgia film business

    'Fast & Furious 7' shutdown is a loss for Georgia film business
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Universal Pictures' decision Wednesday to shut down production of "Fast & Furious 7" following the death of star Paul Walker is a blow to Georgia's burgeoning film industry. "Fast &...