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Reopening for Production in the COVID-19 Era

As more states reopen for productions, many have released resources and recommendations for filmmaking in their jurisdictions. 
15 June 2020

Incentives, COVID-19 Updates

Hawaii’s Film Industry Optimistic About Resuming Production

As the state looks to recover from the financial downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Hawaii’s film industry hopes to help jump-start the economy.
06 May 2020

Production, Incentives

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

Easily Monitor Tax Incentives with the Incentives Dashboard

One of the most common questions asked after wrapping production is “where is my tax incentive?”  Find all the information you need, all in one place, with the GreenSlate Incentives Dashboard, a comprehensive management tool designed to enable...
30 January 2020

Production, Digital Solutions, Incentives

Explore, Compare, and Calculate Production Incentives on Any Device

In an environment where production tax incentives are ever-changing and are an increasingly important factor in determining where film and television productions are shot, identifying the best, most financially advantageous locations for projects is...
15 October 2019

Digital Solutions, Budgets, Incentives

Big Tax Incentives Now Available in Big Sky Country

Direct from the Film Office — With the Montana Economic Industry Advancement (MEDIA) Act, Montana’s first film tax incentive since the Big Sky on the Big Screen Act sunset in 2015, Montana has a new tool to help get stories told in Montana.
20 September 2019

News, Direct from the Film Office, Incentives

Illinois Extends State Film Production Tax Credit Through 2026

In an effort to attract more industry jobs and spending, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation extending the film tax credits on August 1st. State officials said earlier this year that total estimated spending and wages by the film...
22 August 2019

News, Tax, Incentives

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

Direct from the Film Office — We recently interviewed Steve Gorelick, Executive Director for the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. Among the topics discussed were New Jersey’s new incentives program and the reasons filmmakers...
14 June 2019

News, Tax, Production, Direct from the Film Office, Incentives

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, Incentives

Tax Credit Monitoring = No Surprises for Producers and Financiers

Keeping an eye on your tax credit’s value is critical to the overall financial health of a project. The last surprise you want at the end of a project is that your credit is less than expected.
19 February 2019

Tax, Budgets, Incentives