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Split Council Approves Incentives
5-2 Vote on Websense and Dropbox suggests shifting perspectives
"...Laura Morrison and Kathie Tovo balked at paying corporate incentives during relatively good economic times...."

Feb. 24, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Incentives and R-Rated Entertainment
Amid bigger scandals, lawmaker plays the movie morality card again
"...Are state incentives to private business moral? That's a complicated question, and..."

Jan. 21, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Considers Film Incentives
Localized subsidies proposed to fight off in-state competition
"...Texas has economic incentives to encourage film, TV and video game projects to..."

April 22, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Council: New Matrix for Economic Incentives
Adds wage standards to construction & development agreements
"...City Council meeting was the revision of the economic incentives program to require a living wage floor (currently $11/hour)..."

Oct. 28, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Feds Insert Film 'Pork"; Louisiana Pushes Pricey Incentives 'Button'
"...Film incentives are rightfully the buzz around Texas right now with..."

Oct. 13, 2008 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

Film Incentives Pass House
Lawmakers unanimously approve Travis Co. bill: Author Dukes expects quick passage
"...bill, and it is House Bill 873, the film incentives," she said...."

March 25, 2009 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Is That a Wrap for Incentives?
Amid economic woes and a race-baiting controversy, the future of TV, video game, and film funding in Texas looks shaky
"...ask lawmakers to put more money into job-saving production incentives?..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Future May Finally Be Brightening for Texas Film Incentives
The sequel to film rebates?
"...The national scene for film, TV, and gaming incentives is undoubtedly in flux. According to the National Conference..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council Weighs Film Incentives Deal
City looks to keep film and digital production inside city limits
"...on April 17, staff requested $250,000 from the Economic Incentives Reserve Fund for the first year. Austin Film Commission..."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council: Boom Times, Boom Incentives
City considers deals with Websense and Dropbox
"...a goose from the Texas Enterprise Fund – state incentives already promised, but contingent on local municipal support...."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

TX Film Commission Axes 'Machete's Incentives Bid
Pesky provision claims another victim
"...It's been a rocky couple of months at the..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Marriott Incentives Deal Dies on Dais
Council takes no action on proposed revisions to prevailing wage ordinance
"...2011, to include a prevailing wage clause in the incentives deal. Now, 26 months later, he hinted at just..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Point Austin: Instrumental Incentives
The National Instruments deal provides a model for economic development
"...maintain their commitments if they expect to retain their incentives. The National Instruments contract appears to have sufficient, performance-based..."

March 8, 2013 News Column by Michael King

ATX Film News: Good News for Texas’ Film and Game Incentives
"...Incentive Program, better (if incorrectly) known as the film incentives. The program – which actually covers TV, film, commercials,..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Council Notes: Incentives, Booze, and More
Not quite as exciting as mayoral race buzz, but today's agenda matters
"...A public hearing on a proposed incentives deal for Massachusetts-based AthenaHealth Inc. (Item 38), which would..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Gov. Perry Signs Film Incentives Bill Into Law
Troublemaker Studios plays host to supporters of HB 873
"...originally introduced, it excluded Dallas and Austin from extra incentives for shooting in economically distressed areas: Those restrictions were..."

May 1, 2009 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Getting Film Incentives to Pay Off
Film Commission director Bob Hudgins talks about proposed reforms to the incentive program
"...Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (aka the film incentives.) The general feeling with the program's first two years..."

Feb. 10, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Needs Film Incentives
"...excellent story about the need for Texas to offer incentives to get filmmakers back into Texas [“Abandoning the Nest,”..."

May 22, 2008 Postmarks

Hudgins: Film Incentives Really Game Incentives
Texas Film Commission boss delivers report on successes of his agency, and what's worked in film incentives

March 4, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Garriott, Dukes: Incentives Save Jobs
Video of Lord British discussing why the film incentive bill is good for gamers and for Austin

May 1, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dukes Moves to Boost Film Incentives

Feb. 6, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Abandoning the Nest
Hurt by the state's inadequate incentives program, Texas film crews take flight
"...States like neighboring New Mexico and Louisiana offer heftier incentives to entice Hollywood to come a-calling...."

May 23, 2008 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Fine Print
A closer look at Texas film incentives
"...Now that the film-incentives bill has been signed into law, and productions are..."

July 27, 2007 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Take Three
Texas film incentives don't always carry sufficient funding
"...greater number of companies being attracted by more generous incentives, Hudgins said: "Unfortunately, what's going to prove up this..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Big Money, Big Money
Film incentives see massive boost
"...keep Texas competitive with other film-producing states that offer incentives, but it was always limited by small cash reserves...."

May 31, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

American Crime Going Back to Cali
TV show departs Austin over incentives
"...California for season 3, and it looks like production incentives are the culprit...."

June 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Leffingwell Announces ‘Rail – or Fail’
In final ‘State of the City’ address, mayor strongly pushes urban rail
"...city’s long history,” and touching on economic development, city incentives, the planned U.T. medical school – and the traffic..."

Feb. 25, 2014 News Post by Michael King

One Small Step Towards Equality, One Large Step for Austin
Austin + Domestic Partner Benefits = Reality
"...24, City Council passed new requirements for Austin's economic incentives program. Workers for companies awarded these incentives are now..."

Oct. 31, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Then There's This: Hotel Hypocrite
Developer wants to cancel wage agreement but keep incentives
"...need a poster child for reforming the city's economic incentives policy, they need look no further than White Lodging..."

March 8, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

CodeNEXT Gets Affordable
Learn what, how, and where affordability incentives will apply
"...CodeNEXT's long-awaited affordability incentives were released Friday, June 16. The "Citywide Afford­able Housing..."

June 23, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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