2013-14 Informational/Oversight Hearings

Assembly Select Committee on Privacy and
the Assembly Committees on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism & Internet Media and Judiciary
August 8, 2014
"Drones in Our Future:  Opportunities & Privacy Considerations"

June 23, 2014
Homophobia & Transgender-Phobia in Sports: Are LGBT Athletes Playing on a Level Field?

Assembly Committees on Revenue & Taxation and
Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, & Internet Media
October 9, 2013
"A Review of the California Film Tax Credit Program"

Participants' Biographies

  • Amy Lemisch, Executive Director, California Film Commission [pdf]
  • Rusty Hicks, Political Director, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO [pdf]
  • Ruben Gonzalez, Vice President of Public Policy & Political Affairs, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce [pdf]
  • Christine Cooper, Ph.D., Vice President, Economic & Policy Analysis Group, LAEDC [pdf]
  • Kevin Klowden, Managing Economist, Milken Institute [pdf]
  • Caroline Beteta, President & CEO, Visit California [pdf]
  • Joe Genier, Unit Production Manager, Directors Guild of America/Producer [pdf]
  • Heidi Erl, Production Manager, Moneyball [pdf]
  • Gregg Bilson, Jr., Owner/Operator, Independent Studio Services, Studio Art and Technology, and Studio Graphics [pdf]
  • Kevin E. Fortson, Senior Vice President, Production, Warner Horizon Television [pdf]
  • David Elliot, Construction Coordinator & Member, IATSE Local 44 [pdf]
  • Michael J. Burmeister, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 399 Location Manager [pdf]
  • Stacey Travis, Actress & Member, SAG-AFTRA [pdf]
  • Michael DeLorenzo, Partner/President, Santa Clarita Studios [pdf]

Studies & Reports

  • California Film Commission Progress Report, Film and Television Tax Credit Program & Competition for California's Entertainment Industry, July 2013 [pdf]
  • The Entertainment Industry and the Los Angeles County Economy Prepared by the LAEDC for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, November 2012 [pdf]
  • 2012 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region, Prepared by the LAEDC for Otis College of Art and Design, December 2012 [pdf]
  • Fighting Production Flight:  Improving California's Filmed Tax Credit Program, Milken Institute, June 2012 [pdf]

Background Materials

  • The Official Guide to United States Production Incentives, The Incentive Office at Ease, Summer 2013 [pdf]
  • Economic and Production Impacts of the 2009 California Film and Television Tax Credit, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, February 7, 2013 [pdf]

Participants' Presentation/Handout

Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media
April 8, 2013
Sunset Review of Authorization for California State Athletic Commission

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