Tax Credit Panel opened Pawtucket Film Festival
The Rhode Island Film Collaborative (RIFC) is organized a panel to encourage smaller productions, demystify tax credits, foster local film companies and achieve more consistent local production.
The discussion took place on on September 27th at the Blackstone Valley Visitor's Center
The Tax Credit panel consisted of:
Anthony Ambrosino - Producer of the upcoming feature JAR OF FOOLS and Creative Director at The 989 Project;
Bert Crenca - Artist, Artistic Director and Founder of AS220;
Steven Feinberg - Executive Director of the RI Film & TV Office;
Gary Glassman - Documentary Producer and Founder of Providence Pictures;
Andrew Lund - Associate Professor of Film Production and the Director of the Integrated Media Arts MFA Program at Hunter College, City University of New York
Dr. Edward Mazze - Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration at the University of RI and former Dean of the College of Business Administration. He is author of the study, THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT ON THE RHODE ISLAND ECONOMY FOR THE YEARS 2005-2009;
Kimberly Wyman - CPA, head of film tax audits at Carl Weinberg & Co.