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Some pictures from the Winston Baker event in Los Angeles during March. Joseph Chianese moderated an incentives panel with 250 in attendance. Look out for EP Financial Solutions at the next Winston Baker conference in New York on April 14!




June 30, 2015 at 11:00 am (Pacific) / 2:00 pm (Eastern) / 7:00 pm (BST)

Creative Strategies for Raising Film and TV Finance in the UK

June 17, 2015

Production Incentives and Filming in the Czech Republic

June 13, 2015

Film in California Conference


Jurisdiction Updates

June 30, 2015

<strong>U.S. Updates:</strong> Alaska, Louisiana, Michigan.

June 11, 2015

<strong>U.S. Update:</strong> California.

June 10, 2015

<strong>U.S. Updates:</strong> Alaska, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas. <strong>International Updates:</strong> Canada - Manitoba, Canada - Ontario, Italy, Norway.


In the News

Snyder Signs Bill Ending Incentives for Film Industry” — Detroit Free Press, July 10, 2015

Joe Chianese was quoted in an article about legislation that ends Michigan's film incentive program to grow the state's movie industry. Joe notes, "Unfortunately, the reality is that the cost factor is a very big part (of location decisions). Sometimes, creative can't always rule the day."

Joe Chianese Leads Producers on Incentives Roadmap During Produced By” — Variety 411, June 26, 2015

EP Financial Solutions was profiled in an article entitled, "Joe Chianese Leads Producers on Incentive Roadmap During Produced By." The article summarizes the panel Joe Chianese led at the Produced By Conference about production incentives earlier in June. "Don't rely on a book or a website. Talk to the commissioners. A change from 25% to 21%, which just happened in Ontario, can affect millions of dollars in your bottom line," said Chianese. "Have people go out and have conversations with the commissioners to ensure this doesn't happen."

Artisans Feature: Money in the Boot” — Variety, June 23, 2015

The EP Financial Solutions team provided production incentive data for an Artisans feature entitled, “Incentives Scorecard: Italy Extends Tax Credit to TV Productions.”