California lawmakers have approved legislation to extend additional tax credits to Hollywood film productions, sending the bipartisan legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.
The group that oversees film permits for Los Angeles shoots reported an overall drop in film and television production this year.
Film and television productions are leaving Los Angeles for better tax incentives in other states and countries.
A tax break aimed at curbing so-called “runaway productions” by small- and medium-sized studios won unanimously approval on Tuesday from the City Council.