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Posts Tagged ‘Film Finannce

Paul Walker’s Tragic Death Underscores Filmmakers’ Need for Key Man Insurance

December 13, 2013

News of Paul Walker’s death was tragic and unsettling. As an avid car enthusiast, I am a big fan of the “Fast” franchise of adrenaline pumping car chase movies. I’m sure I join his many fans in mourning our loss. Which got me thinking about whether the installment of the film franchise in which he […]

IRS Section 181 Film Production Incentives UPDATE

July 23, 2010

Many of us have been waiting patiently for any news about whether the federal film production tax incentives made possible under IRS Section 181 will be extended.

Call for Entries: SHOOT’s 8th Annual New Directors Search – Approaching Deadline

March 18, 2010

Deadline To Discover The Best Up-And-Coming Helmers Is March 31st, 2010 SHOOT Magazine’s 8th Annual search to discover the best up-and-coming directors. This is a great opportunity to advance your career! Entry forms and details can be found online at

Are documents submitted in support of state film tax credit incentives confidential?

February 24, 2010

That is the question being posed in Iowa after that state’s suspension of the film tax credit program by the governor’s office. Eleven film companies are suing Iowa’s Department of Economic Development, arguing that certain documents relayted to  film tax credit program – including expenses and budgets – should be kept confidential. The attorney for the film […]