Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs

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New York City / New Jersey Area Location Scout

IBT 817 TV / Film • Print / Photo • 3-D

Location Research • Permit Services

Print / Photo Pre-Production

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Crain's NY Bus NYS filming-tax incentives 2019

Crain's NY Bus NYS filming-tax incentives 2019

Crain’s New York Business 4/10/19: Legislature approves $840M in refundable credits for television and movie producers

As part of the $175.5 billion budget deal struck during a weekend of negotiations at the start of this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic-controlled legislature approved $840 million in refundable credits for television and movie producers over the next two fiscal years. The state’s already handed out $7.3 billion of incentives to the industry since 2004, according to the Citizens Budget Commission.
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NJ Film Incentives hearing March 13 2018 / State House, Trenton, NJ. (C) R. Richard Hobbs 2018

NJ Film Incentives hearing March 13 2018 / State House, Trenton, NJ. (C) R. Richard Hobbs 2018

NJ Filming Incentives News

Hollywood Reporter: New Jersey's $85 Million Film and TV Tax Credits Bill Signed by Governor

The Garden State is back in the production tax credits game. 12:32 PM PDT 7/3/2018 by Jonathan Handel
Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Tuesday morning restoring the state’s tax incentive program, which had been on hiatus during the governorship of Chris Christie. The program allocates up to $85 million in credits annually for the next five years, commencing immediately (technically, July 1 of this year). The incentive ranges from 30 to 37 percent, depending on production location and diversity,
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International Business Times: New York Plays The World: TV Production Boom In NYC Means Crews Have To Get Creative For Location Shoots

Several NYC Location Scouts, myself included, are quoted in this article in International Business Times.
Attention, world: New York is playing your city, and it’s doing such a good job, you may not even know it. In the most recent television season, the Big Apple has served as a believable stand-in for Washington, D.C., Chicago, Iowa, West Germany and Belgium, among other locations.

American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)

 

Location Scout R. Richard Hobbs News: ASMP Strictly Business Blog: Locations, Locations, Locations

I first met R. Richard Hobbs through ASMP nearly 20 years ago. At that time, he was already an experienced location scout/manager with a roster of available properties at his fingertips. Rich took some time out of his busy schedule scouting locations for films, TV shows and photo shoots to share his expert advice on managing locations successfully. ~Judy Herrmann, Editor.
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Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA)

 

Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) Member R. Richard Hobbs Interview by American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)


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