Film Tax Credit
We’re so used to movie and TV companies in Pittsburgh with their Hollywood celebrities that it’s easy to think this could go on forever. Not true.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With major stars like Will Smith currently filming in the Hill District and productions popping up all over town, movie-making is back in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Film Office credits the resurgence to […]
In recent years, the production of movies in Pittsburgh has become so commonplace that some may take it for granted. But the truth is Pittsburgh is losing movies to other cities.
One item that was left untouched by Gov. Tom Corbett’s deep budget cuts is Pennsylvania’s film tax credit. The governor says there was never even a thought to cut it, and that’s good news for more than just local star-gazers.
A big rally was held Friday in front of Gov. Tom Corbett’s office in downtown Pittsburgh. Demonstrators are hoping that the governor will keep a special tax incentive in his budget. They say that incentive means jobs in Pittsburgh. Next Tuesday, Gov. Corbett will present his budget to the legislature, and many who support movie-making in Pennsylvania are afraid the he will cut the film tax credit.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh has been the backdrop of several major movies and the presence of film crews has meant big bucks to the region, but all that could change. In the past 20 years, […]