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New Jersey tax incentives are back. And so are The Sopranos.

Direct from the Film Office — GreenSlate’s Kathleen Thompson, Vice President – Incentives and New Business Development, recently interviewed Steve Gorelick, Executive Director for the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. Among the...
14 June 2019

News, Tax, Production, Direct from the Film Office

Keep Your Production on Track with These 7 Work Safety Tips

Sets can be ever-changing and often even hazardous workplaces, but you may be surprised to learn that most on-set injuries are preventable and the result of rushing and missing simple, avoidable hazards.
28 May 2019

News, Production

5 Ways GreenSlate Can Help You Spend Less Time in the Office

With GreenSlate’s paperless workflow and remote capabilities, even if your team is in different locations, they can collaborate on the fly. Just think of the trips to the production office you won’t need to take.  
22 April 2019

Production, Green Initiatives, Digital Solutions

How Do Digital Solutions Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

Did you know… Producing one sheet of paper takes 3 gallons of water? Making 88 sheets of paper releases 1 pound of CO2?  It takes an entire tree to create 16.67 reams of paper? 
18 April 2019

Client Projects, Production, Green Initiatives, Digital Solutions

Carbon-Neutral '24 Hours of Reality' Backed by GreenSlate

24 Hours of Reality: Protect Our Planet, Protect Ourselves, broadcasted in over 750 million homes from stages around the world, live in every time zone around the clock for 24 hours, explores how fossil fuels and climate change are creating unique...
15 April 2019

Client Projects, Production, Green Initiatives, Digital Solutions

Save Money & Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with GreenlightGO

An empty space is a waste of resources. Reduce your carbon footprint and save costs by sharing space and resources with GreenlightGO’s curated production spaces, prime for immediate use by storytellers coast to coast.
11 April 2019

Production

2019 New Mexico Incentive Changes

Direct from the Film Office — GreenSlate’s Kathleen Thompson, Vice President – Incentives and New Business Development, recently sat down with Don Gray, Locations Coordinator for the New Mexico Film Office. Among the topics discussed were the...
26 March 2019

News, Tax, Production, Direct from the Film Office

Workers’ Comp & Disability: Coverage & Responsibilities Explained

Failure to maintain coverage as required by each state’s laws can result in fines and penalties. As an employer, what are your responsibilities for maintaining coverage and communicating information about workers’ compensation and disability? What...
06 December 2018

News, Production

MPIPHP Announces Changes to Benefit Contribution Rates

[Information provided by MPI - October 16, 2018]  MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY PENSION & HEALTH PLANS New contribution rates, new rate groups, and hourly guarantees.  
23 October 2018

News, Production

What’s the Impact of State Tax Incentives for Productions at the Local Level?

There’s no question that film and TV production are huge revenue drivers for states. In New York State alone, the 55 new and returning TV shows shooting in 2018 will generate an estimated $2.4 billion in spending statewide this year—up almost 31...
25 September 2018

News, Tax, Production