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Plenty of movie blockbusters have been built around the theme of plucky protagonists triumphing over adversity through grit, hard work and the righteousness of their cause.

Boosters for the film and video game industries in Texas are hoping to write themselves just such...

Opponents call it 'welfare for Hollywood millionaires,' while supporters say it is a badly needed way to boost jobs and improve the state's image.  Debate begins this week on a bill which would drastically scale back the taxpayer incentives that Texas could offer to co...

March 18, 2017

Today the Texas legislature will probe whether or not to continue giving film makers cash incentives for using Texas talent and crews.

Texas Motion Picture Alliance Executive Director Mindy Raymond says they're going to present their case today to legislators with more...

The Texas Film Commission was likened to a “central planning” agency on Tuesday, with some state lawmakers calling the incentives it disburses to lure in movie, television and video-game productions a form of corporate welfare.

The comments came at a Legislative hearing...

March 9, 2017

DALLAS — When it comes to producing big movie blockbusters, many in the lone star state want Hollywood to make movie magic in Texas.

“Texas is a huge state for bringing up these creatives and bringing up people in the industry when in comes to radio, television, film, a...

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