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Alaska film tax credit coming to an end

...preapproved credits are pending that the state has said it is committed to honoring, the former executive director of the Alaska Film Office, Kelly Mazzei, said Tuesday.Before lawmakers approved the bill repealing the program in April, it appeared on...
Alaska might not be able to afford film subsidies issue is one that we might not be able to afford going forward," he said Friday.The director of the Alaska Film Office warned in an email to a group of television and film producers that their subsidy applications will probably be rejected...
State | AK legislature
Editorial: Film tax credit needs transparency

...because of the confidentiality rules that are in place for the Department of Revenue, information obtained through the Alaska Film Office is considered confidential and will not be disclosed, unless in aggregate," wrote Revenue commissioner Angela...
Three things to watch in the Legislature this week

...reauthorization allowed for an additional $200 million in credits to be issued through June 30, 2023, according to an Alaska Film Office report.Supporters of the program have seen it as a way to help bolster not only the film industry in Alaska but...
State | AK legislature
Palin's TV series a stage for political future?

...did not respond to requests for comment - which could mean the show ultimately would be subsidized by the state. Alaska film office manager Dave Worrell said he could discuss only productions that have already received incentives and Palin's show...
Alaska increasing draw for TV, film productions

...People are curious about Alaska. They're curious about Alaskans. They're curious about Alaska jobs," said Alaska Film Office manager Dave Worrell. Most of the productions are based in TV reality: "Deadliest Catch," "Ice Road Truckers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Travelodge, Fred Meyer, Gross Alaska Inc., Alaska Airlines, Westmark Baranof Hotel, Mary Pignalberi and the Alaska Film Office, A Certain Charm, KTOO FM, Juneau Jazz & Classics, Juneau Symphony, Creative Source, Raindrops on Roses, Coeur...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and specific locations such as communities and national parks. The library was developed by DCED from the former Alaska Film Office and Division of Tourism's slide library for use by the general public. It is not a stock photography service and...
My turn: Film's benefits to Alaska not all on the bottom line

...courage and caring. In honor and respect to all of the lives touched by the madness of Hansen, their story needs to be told.? Ayers is the director of the Alaska Division of Economic Development, which operates the Alaska Film Office.
Film industry: extend Alaska production tax credit

...nearly $45 million in the state since the program began running in late 2009. Altogether, 83 applications to the Alaska Film Office have prequalified, said Wanetta Ayers, director of the state Division of Economic Development.A major production...


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