HBO’S “Veep,” Netflix’s “The OA” and Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time” were among dozens of TV and movie projects that received state tax breaks last year.
California awarded $339 million in tax credits in the fiscal 2016-2017 year that ended in June, with the sum spread over 64 film and television projects, according to a new report from the state’s film commission.
The amount is nearly double the credits awarded the last fiscal year, which saw $173 million in tax breaks going to 47 projects.
Producers can receive tax breaks to offset as much as 25% of certain production costs, such as building sets and hiring crew members.
The incentives are part of an enhanced...