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2020 IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement Changes

Every three years, the IATSE and AMPTP ratify the IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement. To help you prepare for budgeting, hiring crew, and discussing benefits for your future productions, we've outlined the most recent primary tier, wage, fringe...
28 April 2020

News, Budgets

Earth Day 2020: Tech Makes It Easier for Productions to Do Their Part

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. What began as a grassroots movement in the 70s has become a global call to environmentalism. While Earth Day may look a little different this year than in years past, environmentally conscious...
22 April 2020

Green Initiatives, Digital Solutions

NY State Film Production Tax Credit Program Changes Now in Effect

New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed the NYS budget for fiscal year 2021 into law. 
22 April 2020

Production, Incentives

COVID-19 Employee Retention Credit

The CARES Act COVID-19 stimulus-related Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was designed to encourage and reward companies that continue to pay their employees in the face of economic uncertainty.
21 April 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Easily Approve Payments and Sign Checks Remotely with AP Check Runs

Are you still running to the office to approve payments or sign checks? With GreenSlate AP check runs, you don’t have to.
21 April 2020

Production, Digital Solutions, COVID-19 Updates

The Filmmakers Guide to the Industry

They say there is no better way to learn than by doing. It's especially true in filmmaking, but if you're not ready to roll up your sleeves and get in the mix, you can always talk to the people who have. Or just tune into The Filmmaker’s Guide to...
09 April 2020

News, Production

Don’t Miss Nicole Richie, Chrissy Teigen, and More on Quibi

If you're looking for new shows to add to your quarantine watchlist, you're in luck. Short-form video service Quibi just launched with a free 90-day trial. 
07 April 2020

Client Projects

COVID-19: Financial Relief Programs

Helpful tips and guidance for production companies
06 April 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Work Sharing and Unemployment Insurance

In some states, employees have the option to apply for state specific unemployment insurance or employee work sharing benefits due to a reduction in work hours.
26 March 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates

Employer Tax Credits

Covered employers qualify for dollar-for-dollar reimbursement through tax credits for all qualifying wages paid under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act). Qualifying wages are those paid to an employee who takes leave under the Act for...
26 March 2020

News, 2020 Updates, COVID-19 Updates