Senate panel advances bill to repeal film tax credit program

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee has advanced legislation that would repeal Alaska's film tax credit program.The governor's proposed budget and versions that passed the House and Senate did not include funding for...
State | AK legislature
House urges open border in Hyder

...Alaska reporters. A Hyder resident says a Los Angeles-based film crew has been hanging around town this month, filming a reality...Hyder's Nick Korpela said via email. The team continued to film in town for eight days, interviewing a few community members...
State | AK legislature
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...for the song's title."When a Man Loves a Woman" was re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film "Platoon" in 1987 and reached No. 2 in Britain. Michael Bolton topped the charts in the 1990s with a cover version and Rolling...
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'The mountain is massive, the mountain is mist'

...commercially successful, translated into eight different languages. His follow-up, "The Army of Republic," was optioned for film by Oliver Stone.Like "Book of Rumor," "This Is How It Really Sounds" is partially set in Juneau, where Cohen has lived...
Police release video of robbery suspect leaving scene of crime's motion detected, so he gets small and then it stops," Sell said in an interview Monday.This part was not caught on film, but Sell said there was another bicycle in the alcove. The man attempted to ride it, but it was broken so he threw it down...
Celebrating clean water

...Several recent short films highlight the importance...communications director and film producer Daven Hafey says...this together."The film briefly mentions the mines...Friday focused on the film's premiere, a panel...rights issue." UPCOMING FILMS, SHOWINGSInside Passage...
XBoundary film presents views from both sides of the border

...traveled the river from source to sea while making the short film Xboundary. B.C. First Nations representative Jacinda some of the world's healthiest runs of wild salmon. The film tackles tough issues Southeast Alaska faces from neighboring...
Restored film about Yup'ik dancing continues statewide tour

A newly restored version of Alaska's first film to be inducted to the National Film Registry will be shown in Fairbanks this week as...Leonard Kamerling, the UA Museum of the North's film curator, and Sarah Elder, now a State University...
Gold Town's Not-So-Silent Film series begins new season with 'Peter Pan'

...silent movie geek when I was in film school," Costa said in a previous...soundtrack specifically for the film.Visiting marimba players films in the Not-So-Silent Film series will include "The Hunchback...
Alaskans testify in support of film tax credits

...representatives of companies that support the film industry testified in support of the state's film tax credit program during a Senate committee...Bill Stoltze's bill to end the state's film tax credits. The governor's proposed budget...


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