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Archive for December 2009

Clock is Ticking on IRS Section 181 Film Tax Incentive!

December 11, 2009

“American Jobs Creation Act: Section 181” provides 100% Federal deductions against passive income. State Film Production Tax Credits may also be available. What Is Section 181? How Does Section 181 Work? Who Is Eligible for Section 181 Deductions? Section 181, first enacted by Congress in 2004, and blogged about here, was extended and modified on […]

IndieFilmLaw’s News & Blog Alerts

December 11, 2009

IndieFilmLaw News Alert Film Series and Movie Listings Documentary and the Avant-Garde Film http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/11/movies/11movies.html The ‘Balibo’ Ban in Jakarta http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704240504574586833223213744.html?mod=googlenews_wsj> Jason Reitman the “little indie director that could” http://www.tuftsdaily.com/zach-drucker-and-chris-poldoian-bad-samaritans-1.2118465 Sarah Hyland: A Back Stage Exclusive (Indie film with Ryan Pinkston) http://www.backstage.com/bso/news-and-features-features/sarah-hyland-a-back-stage-exclusive-1004052425.story Aviva Kempner – child of Holocaust survivors, makes Jewish content her life’s work in film. […]

IndieFilmLaw’s News & Blog Alerts

December 10, 2009

News Alert: IndieFilmLaw Review: Ti West indie horror film can scrapes nerves http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A406760> Jim Gaffigan Coming To Peekskill, also seen in such independent films as The Living Wake http://www.westchester.com/Westchester_News/Entertainment/Jim_Gaffigan_Coming_To_Peekskill_2009120912310.html Affleck, Stewart films taking Sundance road trip http://www.fresnobee.com/554/story/1742121.html Chris Bosh’s new Toronto-filmed DVD shows star feeling at home in Canada http://entertainment.ca.msn.com/celebs/article.aspx?cp-documentid=22821830 Blogs Alerts: IndieFilmLaw citizen-video: Upcoming […]

Indie Film News

December 8, 2009

The Film Department is trying to pay debts and transform its business Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-ct-film-dept-debts-stock-link,0,5128384.storylink> The alternative British independent film awards http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2009/dec/07/british-independent-film-awards> Oscar-worthy holiday movie openings http://www.pegasusnews.com/comments/cr/38/35143/> Movies: ‘Up in the Air’ receives “soaring” reviews http://www.buckslocalnews.com/articles/2009/12/07/entertainment/doc4b1ca803cfa6c009984874.txt Law, Mirren, Weisz And Stewart To Compete For Theatre Awards http://blog.taragana.com/e/2009/12/07/law-mirren-weisz-and-stewart-to-compete-for-theatre-awards-67443/> The Film Department Holdings Goes Public http://www.thewrap.com/article/film-department-holdings-goes-public-11402> […]