/Case Studies
9 12, 2015

Case Study: Rosewood

By | December 9th, 2015|Case Studies|0 Comments

Television shows like Dexter, CSI Miami and Nip/Tuck all have two things in common: they were fictionally set in Miami, but filmed in Los Angeles and Orange County. This year, Fox’s new show Rosewood joins this list. Rosewood is a police procedural drama that focuses on Dr. Johnny Rosewood, the owner of one of [...]

4 12, 2015

Case Study: Code Black

By | December 4th, 2015|Case Studies, Economic Data|0 Comments

The new CBS series Code Black is a heart-pounding medical drama that takes place in the busiest, most notorious E.R. in the nation, where the staggering influx of patients can outweigh the limited resources available to the extraordinary doctors and nurses whose job is to treat them all—creating a condition known as Code Black. In [...]

8 09, 2015

Case Study: ABC Television Drama “Secrets & Lies” Relocates to California from North Carolina

By | September 8th, 2015|Case Studies, Economic Data, Videos|0 Comments

After nearly 20 years of runaway production and seeing film and television projects leave The Golden State for other states and nations, Californians are now watching something miraculous happen.  TV shows and feature film projects are still relocating, but now they are moving to California rather than away from it.  Accomplishing what it was created [...]

2 06, 2015

California Film Commission Announces First Projects Retained via California’s Newly Expanded Film & Television Tax Credit Program

By | June 2nd, 2015|Case Studies, Economic Data|0 Comments

Ending months of anticipation about the potential impact of California’s new $330 million Film & Television Tax Credit Program, the California Film Commission (CFC) today identified the first 11 television projects that will receive credit under the state’s recently expanded film incentive.  The 11 projects, competitively selected from a pool of 37 applicants, include 6 [...]

23 07, 2014

California Film Commission Issues Film Incentive Progress Report

By | July 23rd, 2014|Case Studies, Economic Data|0 Comments

Today, the California Film Commission (CFC) issued a new Progress Report for the state’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program. The updated report includes detailed information regarding program performance for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, as well as spending estimates and project detail for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. For those considering how to make California more [...]

1 07, 2014

CFC Announces Recipients of 2014-15 Film Tax Incentive

By | July 1st, 2014|Case Studies|0 Comments

Today, the California Film Commission released the names of the film and television productions that were selected to receive tax credits as part of California’s Film and Television Tax Incentive program for the 2014-15 fiscal year. There were 497 production entered into the lottery, of which only 26 were chosen. The 26 productions selected are [...]

13 05, 2014

California Mayors Support Expanding California Film & Television Tax Credit Program with AB 1839

By | May 13th, 2014|Case Studies, Government/Political|0 Comments

Calling for action to support job retention and creation in one of California’s signature industries, the mayors from California’s largest cities -- Los Angeles, Sacramento, Long Beach, San Francisco, Fresno, San Diego, Bakersfield, Santa Ana, Oakland and San Jose – today signed a letter backing legislation that will expand and improve California’s film and television [...]

31 01, 2014

California Film & Television Tax Credit: Defending the State from Runaway Production

By | January 31st, 2014|Case Studies|0 Comments

For more than a decade, California has been steadily losing its once undisputed dominance of the film and television production industry. From 2003 to 2009, California’s share of feature film production was cut nearly in half. In San Francisco alone, film and television production employment dropped 43 percent between 2001 and 2006. But in 2009, [...]