After years of failed attempts to pass legislation offering tax incentives to the film and television industry, more California lawmakers have joined efforts to help Hollywood. “This is a changed landscape because we made this an issue,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
Will the government put a tariff on movies that receive foreign subsidies?
California has fought to stop runaway film and television production for more than four years now with a tax incentive program, but some say it’s not enough. The uphill battle to save California’s $17 billion-a-year industry.
Iron Man producers used this blurry Flickr photo of NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building for the video montage shown at Tony Stark’s award ceremony, about 3 minutes into the movie. This is the story of how that came to be.
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