Monthly Archives: October 2011

CreditScout Takes On Tax Credits for Microbudget Films

Finally, an application that navigates the tricky waters of film incentive tax credits in North America, and spits out the best solution for any given project. With the release of its online platform in August, CreditScout joined a handful of … Continue reading

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DGA Spots New Commercial Pact

Some days, it’s good to be a 2nd assistant director for commercials. The DGA announced Monday the national board approval of a tentative new national commercial contract with the AICP, and included in it is a 15.8% raise for the … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a Chance of Production

With cloud computing growing ever more prevalent, Media Services is excited to be teaming with Scenios, the developer of a new cloud-based production management platform, on a special project. Over the next several months, the two organizations will collaborate on … Continue reading

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Labor Guide Launch Party Rocks Hollywood

We had a blast with all our friends at the Labor Guide Launch Party Los Angeles last night at The Station Hollywood in the W Hotel! Prizes were raffled, Labor Guide Lemonades and appetizers consumed, and scintillating conversation exchanged at … Continue reading

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NYC Debut of Labor Guide Launch Party

Media Services and Showbiz Software hit the town with hundreds of our closest friends Thursday night, as we hosted the NYC debut of our Labor Guide Launch Party. Already a staple event in Los Angeles each autumn, the party celebrates … Continue reading

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Lighting Up May Bring Down Box Office

Where there’s smoke, apparently there’s smaller box office gross. This according to a non-profit organization that seeks to reduce the number of people taking up tobacco, particularly youths. In a press release yesterday, the public health organization Legacy announced the … Continue reading

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