L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Film Czar Tom Sherak Unveil Plan to Stem Runaway Production

November 15th, 2013 by admin

Mayor Eric Garcetti, appearing at a daylong Hollywood Chamber of Commerce event with his new film czar, Tom Sherak, laid out a blueprint for stemming the loss of film and TV production from Los Angeles.

The plan calls for a drastic reduction in red tape by the city; a push to increase the state’s $100 million in tax incentives, which are currently eclipsed by New York, Louisiana and Georgia, among others; and a public campaign to increase awareness of the importance of filmmaking to the local economy.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti, appearing at a daylong Hollywood Chamber of Commerce event with his new film czar, Tom Sherak, laid out a blueprint for stemming the loss of film and TV production from Los Angeles.

The plan calls for a drastic reduction in red tape by the city; a push to increase the state’s $100 million in tax incentives, which are currently eclipsed by New York, Louisiana and Georgia, among others; and a public campaign to increase awareness of the importance of filmmaking to the local economy.

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