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What Productions Should Know About NY Paid Sick and Family Leave

If your production or production company is operating in New York City or New York State, here’s what you should know for 2021.
08 January 2021

News, Production, Budgets, 2021 Updates

What Your Production Should Know About Paid Sick Leave Laws

While there are currently no federal legal requirements for paid sick leave benefits, which allow employees to take time off to take care of health issues and differ from both PTO and vacation time, several states and cities allow employees to earn...
23 December 2020

News, Production, Budgets, 2021 Updates

The #1 Software for Unscripted Production Finance

Even with the big streamers greenlighting more unscripted shows, unscripted is tough business. Budgets are tight and many companies need to produce 8+ series just to stay in business. This can be a challenge, especially for the finance teams who...
25 November 2020

Production, Digital Solutions

Mandatory Requirements for Recording and Reporting COVID-19

REPORTING POSITIVE COVID-19 TESTS Effective immediately, employers with more than 5 employees are required to report any positive employee COVID-19 tests, including positive test results for both work-related and non-work-related cases, to their...
20 November 2020

News, Production, COVID-19 Updates

The State of Diversity in the Entertainment Industry

On November 19th, 2020, we hosted a live panel discussion about the state of diversity in our industry, including some of the initiatives currently underway to ensure more inclusion and representation as we go forward, alongside the Catch A Break...
16 November 2020

News, Events, Production

'We have the digital workflow down end to end.'

  Listen to the latest episode of The GreenSlate Podcast as we discuss all things Canadian production, filmmaking in the era of COVID-19, how productions can use Croogloo, Circus, and GreenSlate for  seamless, end to end digital workflows, and the...
27 October 2020

Production, Digital Solutions, The GreenSlate Podcast

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 Approve Payments and Sign Checks Remotely with Bill Payments

Are you still running to the office to approve payments or sign checks? With GreenSlate bill payments, 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