Variety: California Tax Credits to Benefit Scoring, Recording Musicians

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variety-logo-300x103Composers are applauding the move.

Los Angeles musicians are hoping that new California Film Commission regulations will keep more film- and TV-scoring jobs local, after years of productions heading to London or Eastern Europe as more financially attractive recording alternatives.

The state budget, signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown, includes an update to California’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program that will encourage productions to create scoring jobs by adding points to their application for tax credits. Continue reading “Variety: California Tax Credits to Benefit Scoring, Recording Musicians”

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Musicians and the entertainment industry celebrate a major victory with the update to California’s Film & Television Tax Credit Program that for the first time includes meaningful support for music-scoring jobs.

The state budget signed Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown gives the California Film Commission authority to create regulations that will have a significant impact in bringing these music jobs back home.

 

Stay tuned for further updates and news of a celebration party to be announced soon!