Illinois Updates Film Tax Credit for Non-Resident Stars

Illinois Updates Film Tax Credit for Non-Resident Stars

Somebody in Springfield must follow my blog, because it appears they’re going to update the film incentive to include non-resident cast.

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Divergent and the Illinois Film Tax Credit

Divergent and the Illinois Film Tax Credit

A big studio film every few years is not sustainable. It’s time for Illinois to acknowledge the resources it lacks and modify the credit to be inclusive, not exclusive, to the global industry.

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The IL Film Tax Incentive: Don’t Kid Yourself, Studios Aren’t Moved By It

The IL Film Tax Incentive: Don’t Kid Yourself, Studios Aren’t Moved By It

It may surprise Chicagoans to hear, but Movie Studios don’t care about the Illinois tax incentive. In general, the only studio films that come to Illinois are those that have already established themselves with the “Cheaper than New York to film” Chicago look, like ‘The Dark Knight’, or those films that actually need Chicago, ‘Public Enemies’…

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