Thursday, July 24th12°C
22715

Report: Los Angeles film production falls by 50 per cent since 1996

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - When it comes to making feature films and television dramas, producers are increasingly seeking locations outside Los Angeles.

The Daily News (http://bit.ly/1iVX0NI ) cites a FilmLA report that finds feature filming in the area plummeted 50 per cent from its peak in 1996. TV drama production is down 39 per cent from its 2008 peak.

FilmLA is a non-profit that facilitates film permits across Southern California. The report looks at 20 years of data.

Features and TV dramas are the highest-spending and most job-producing of the various types of film work. Their decline is blamed primarily on the 40-plus other states and foreign countries that lure producers with tax credits and other incentives.

Lower-value productions such as reality TV shows and still photo shoots are up 16 per cent in the past six years.

___

Information from: (Los Angeles) Daily News, http://www.dailynews.com

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News




Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX15394.38+79.25
S&P CDNX1012.231.35
DJIA17086.63-26.91
Nasdaq4473.697+17.681
S&P 5001987.01+3.48
CDN Dollar0.9325+0.0001
Gold1313.40+4.2001
Oil104.30-0.29
Lumber332.40-0.90
Natural Gas3.767+0.005

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.200.00
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.15-0.04
Cantex0.08+0.02
Anavex Life Sciences0.325-0.005
Metalex Ventures0.07+0.005
Russel Metals35.65+0.05
Copper Mountain Mining2.76-0.07
Colorado Resources0.2150.00
ReliaBrand Inc0.10+0.019
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.025-0.005
Mission Ready Services0.19+0.01

 



21623

FEATURED Property
2010470215-3870 Brown Road
1 bedrooms 1 baths
$234,800
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Labour shortage in BC

The mainstream media are finally waking up to something unusual in British Columbia – a labour shortage. If the experience of Alberta is a guide to our own future, the highly skilled labour will...


Learn to delegate effectively

Photo: ContributedI have the pleasure of witnessing people delegate tasks quite often. Sometimes with tremendous success and sometimes with disastrous consequences. I have chaired a lot of committees...


Euro debt woes re-emerge

Big Picture Euro debt woes re-emerge Europe’s debt woes jumped back into the headlines this week trumping other economic, geopolitical and corporate developments. Word that one of Portugal&rsquo...

_








Member of BC Press Council


22461