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Numbers Don't Lie, Film Rebates Work
Which films and TV shows quit Austin over lack of rebates?
"...fate of the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (TMIIIP). Many fear that, having already lost TV shows like..."

May 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Movies or Medicaid: A False Choice at the Texas Legislature
Another tug o’ war over funding for Texas’ film, TV, and gaming industry rebate program
"...incentives). That total specifically set aside $50 million for TMIIIP – a 56% increase to the program...."

April 12, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Future Is in Flux for the Texas Film Incentive Program
Texas loses productions to states with bigger and better incentive programs
"...program (the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program, or TMIIIP) in 2007, it suffered a massive talent drain to..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: Don’t Blame the Death Worm
The Texas House wants to kill off "film incentives"
"...Incentive Program. Often incorrectly referred to as "film incentives," TMIIIP actually functions as a tax rebate program for the..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Future May Finally Be Brightening for Texas Film Incentives
The sequel to film rebates?
"...The Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (TMIIIP for not overly short) has been a kickball in..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

They Shoot Movies, Don't They?
Heather Page on the state of the Texas Film Commission
"...digital incentives, the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (TMIIIP). She praised former commissioner Bob Hudgins for completing the..."

April 22, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: Film Incentive Program Funding Uncertain, Anti-Choice Buffoonery, and More
Lege considers film incentive program funding and anti-choice antics take hold
"...It has the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (TMIIIP), which covers video games, TV, and, yes, film. In..."

March 20, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ATX Film News: Good News for Texas’ Film and Game Incentives
"...It's a good sign for the long-term health of TMIIIP, and while it's not the $100 million that program..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Money for Nothing
The Texas record on "enterprise funds" is even worse than meets the eye
"...CPRIT (Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas), and TMIIIP (Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program)...."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: "Texas Plan" Hits Home
School finance heads to the House floor
"...funds will be restored in conference; more on the TMIIIP in next week's issue...."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

American Crime Going Back to Cali
TV show departs Austin over incentives
"...on both their houses, and cut the allocation for TMIIIP from $95 million for the 2014-15 biennium, to $32..."

June 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines
Jonathan Stickland annoys his colleagues
"...Workman's language prevents the Texas Film Commission from using TMIIIP funds for projects that "will probably on completion" receive..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Incentives and R-Rated Entertainment
Amid bigger scandals, lawmaker plays the movie morality card again
"...Paul Workman, R-Austin, goes on a full-frontal assault on TMIIIP. He's not worried about the moral ramifications of the..."

Jan. 21, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Big Money, Big Money
Film incentives see massive boost
"...The TMIIIP is designed to keep Texas competitive with other film-producing..."

May 31, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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