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Tip of The Week

February 21, 2018 | By

  I’m still receiving many emails from newbies asking why when they do a search for projects by state, they often see no results. The answer to that is when our researchers input data about new projects, they always use the two letter state code, i.e., GA not Georgia. So next time you are... »

Producer Scott Niemeyer Gets Green Light To Open New Orleans Studio

February 14, 2018 | By

Well-known film producer, Scott Niemeyer, has been attempting to open a studio in the New Orleans area for about four years and faced many hurdles as the Legislature shrank its original tax incentives, which caused potential investors in his studio to grow wary. But the producer persisted, with support from people who saw promise in... »

Who’s Filming in Louisiana? From Tom Hanks to Motley Crue.

February 14, 2018 | By

The new year is off to a promising start for the local film industry, with a number of high-profile projects setting up to shoot in New Orleans and surrounding areas in the first quarter of 2018. index.ssf/2018/01/whos_filming_in_louisiana_from.html   »

Production News Weekly February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 | By

Louisiana Production Is On The Rise. Another good week with many new productions in our listings and it’s continuing to look like another strong year. One of the things I have noticed this week are the number of new film and television productions in New Orleans. Spending on film and television productions in Louisiana... »

Crew Members Speak Out

February 7, 2018 | By

Hollywood’s Grueling Hours & Drowsy Driving Problem: Crew Members Speak Out Despite Threat To Careers It’s been four months since Riverdale actor KJ Apa crashed into a lamp post after a long day of shooting, giving rise to questions about long hours on movie and TV sets and the dangers of … »

Dick Wolf’s Kind of Town

January 31, 2018 | By
Dick Wolf’s Kind of Town

Local film and media production in Chicago have yet again reached record levels in 2017. For more information, please check depts/dca/provdrs/chicago_film_office/ news/2018/january/2017_film.html »

Arsenalcreative Names Mike Wynd Vfx Supervisor

January 31, 2018 | By

ArsenalCreative has announced an expansion of its VFX team with the addition of award-winning VFX Supervisor Mike Wynd. He comes to Arsenal from MPC, where he spent 8 years as a VFX Supervisor. Regarding Wynd joining the company, Cortney Haile, ArsenalCreative Partner and Executive Producer, said, “We’re so excited to have someone with Mike’s... »

Production News Weekly January 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 | By

Production News Weekly 01/31/2018 On-Location Production Has Another Incredible Year On-location filming in the Greater Los Angeles region achieved its second best year on record in 2017, according to data released by FilmL.A., Inc.  Last year on-location filming decreased 3.4 percent (from 39,627 Shoot Days to 38,284 Shoot Days) for a second-place annual finish... »

Production News Weekly January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 | By

It has been a busy week and it looks like projects have been ramping up since the beginning of the New Year. Many new TV Pilots are in development and more will be coming in the following weeks. The one thing that I have noticed and has surprised me is that there are a... »

Hallsville Grad Turned Film Producer Looks to Open Movie Studio in Marshall, TX

January 24, 2018 | By

Hallsville Grad Turned Film Producer Looks to Open Movie Studio in Marshall. Longview News-Journal. Longview, TX.   »

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