Senator Ben Allen to Hold Hearing on California Film and Television Tax Credit Program

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sacramento, CA – The legislature’s Joint Committee on the Arts, chaired by Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), will hold an oversight hearing on the California Film and Television Tax Credit Program on Wednesday, March 29, at 1:30 in the State Capitol.  The hearing will look at production trends throughout the state.

Who:              Senator Ben Allen, Chair, Joint Committee on the Arts
                      Assemblymember Kansen Chu, Vice Chair, Joint Committee on the Arts
What:             Oversight Hearing on the California Motion Picture Tax Credit Program
Date:              Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time:             1:30 p.m.
Location:       State Capitol, Room 3191, Sacramento
View Online:  LIVE webcast available at http://senate.ca.gov

Background:  AB 1839, signed into law in 2014, increased tax incentives to $330 million annually for the California Motion Picture Tax Credit Program, and provided additional incentives to increase production in areas of the state that are less often utilized. A diverse cross-section of the industry will be represented at the hearing to discuss the program’s effectiveness with an emphasis on below-the-line work force and career development opportunities.

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California State Senator Ben Allen represents the Westside, Hollywood and coastal South Bay communities of Los Angeles County.  Follow Senator Allen on Twitter: @BenAllenCA; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BenAllenCalifornia; and Instagram: @BenAllenCA.