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Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill
Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown is scheduled to sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong campaign by a coalition of entertainment industry groups to bolster California's film incentives and halt the flight of productions from the state. The bill, AB 1839, would boost funding to $330 million annually over five years, beginning in 2015. That compares with the current level of $100 million per year. The measure would also allow more projects to qualify for the subsidies, including large-budget features and TV pilots, and phase...

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