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Film Commissions

France Film Commission Announces New Tax Credit at FILMART

Representatives from the French Film Commission had some big news at this years FILMART in Hong Kong recently. 


Q&A with Film Commissioner Kevin Jennings

As film commissioners head to Los Angeles for the AFCI Locations Show, P3 Update Publisher James Thompson singled out one pro to get his take on the role of film commissioners and the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) in today’s industry. 


Dubai Takes Their Permitting Process Online

Applying for filming permits in Dubai just got a little bit more user-friendly.


Utah Film Commission Shines at Sundance

Sundance UtahIt goes without saying that Sundance is one of the premiere film festivals around the world, with thousands of attendees, most of whom are key decision makers in the film and television industry. The Utah Film Commission prides themselves on being the host state every year and continues to be a key player in the festivities. Three years ago they set up on Main Street with a warm, inviting venue open to the public and fest-goers alike.


New Zealand Grant Increases

New-zealand-SMNew Zealand is pushing heavily to attract more productions and has come out with a new perk for filmmakers. The government recently announced changes to the structure and level of support for film and television productions, including raising the baseline screen incentive for international film and television production to 20%.