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NorthJersey.com: Studios 'lining up at the gate' to film in New Jersey once tax credit bill is signedMichael W. Curley, Jr., Staff Writer, @mwcurleyjr Published 5:31 a.m. ET April 21, 2018
With the state's film tax credit bill now past the Senate and the Assembly, production companies are eager to work in the Garden State, say those in the industry. Tom Bernard, co-president of Sony Pictures Classics, said production companies are "lining up" to bring their studios across the Hudson River. "Everyone is lining up at the gate," he said, adding he knows of at least four people who want to build studios in the state, including one in Montclair.(read more...)
New Jersey Senate Bill 122
- Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-2)
- Status: Enrolled on April 12 2018 - 75% progression
- Action: 2018-04-12 - Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (31-3)
- Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]
International Business Times: New York Plays The World: TV Production Boom In NYC Means Crews Have To Get Creative For Location ShootsSeveral 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.
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....read more...
Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) Member R. Richard Hobbs Interview by American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
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UPDATED: April 26, 2018