| May 29, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Baltimore theater fans are hard-pressed as of late to find a reason to leave the city with so much available right at home: superb local theater companies and community theaters and the renovated Hippodrome. It's a welcome revival of an industry the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A tentative deal was reached Thursday in Annapolis to increase tax credits for film and television productions shot in Maryland, in a bid to keep popular TV series like "House of Cards" and "Veep" from abandoning the state.
A joint conference...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
For L. Bryan Koerber, president of Baltimore's Budeke's Paints & Decorating Inc., losing film projects like Netflix's "House of Cards" to another state would be devastating. Not fatal, perhaps, but devastating.
"The impact on us is huge," Koerber told...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Four years ago, when the state's lack of tax incentives sent our local and union film crews off to earn their taxable income in other states, I, having just spent seven months in Detroit working on a very high-budget movie about boxing robots, returned...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Baltimore-made "Veep" and "House of Cards," and stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kevin Spacey came up big in Golden Globe nominations announced Thursday.
Dreyfus was nominated as best actress both in film and TV comedy by the Hollywood Foreign Press...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Update: "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus said she "loves Maryland" and was joking that the warehouse where the show is filmed is prison-like, not Columbia, in a Twitter post Thursday evening.
"Just want 2 clarify.I love Maryland.Our crew is fab.The...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Humble plywood becomes something exalted at the hands of David Knopp.
The sculptor and craftsman (he accepts both labels) who builds his creations in the garage studio next to his house in the Idlewylde neighborhood in Towson, said plywood inspires...
| Dec 15, 2013
Here at the editorial board of The Sun, we like to give Columbia a little good-natured ribbing from time to time. James Rouse's planned community has gotten enough critical accolades in the national press since its opening in 1967 — for its...
| Dec 15, 2013
Baltimore-more made "Veep" and "House of Cards" scored more award nominations Wednesday as the Screen Actors Guild announced its 2014 nominees.
"Veep," the HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer, was nominated in...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Tax credits for the film and cybersecurity industries could expand as part of the legislative session that starts Wednesday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is interested in adding money to the programs, said aides, who declined to provide details. The governor...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus won a top SAG Award Saturday night for her work in Baltimore-made "Veep."
TV's all-time leader in comedy Emmys was honored for outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series by the Screen Actors Guild for her...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Pat Moran may very well have the coolest office in Baltimore.
Not that anyone should be surprised by that. Moran, who first gained fame (or should that be notoriety?) as one of John Waters' Dreamlanders, is an Emmy-winning casting director who has...