Category - North America

Canada

(Lost In Space image: Eike Schroter/Netflix)

Netflix’s commitment to invest nearly $400m in Canadian content has encouraged individual provinces to enhance their financial incentives, which will benefit all international producers.

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Marin County

Marin County film locations

Longtime Super Bowl advertiser Hyundai purchased two 30-second in-game TV slots during the February 2016 climax to the NFL season. Hiring four world-class directors from Santa Monica-based Biscuit Filmworks to help create their Super Bowl 50 ads, Hyundai faced-off in the first quarter of the game with The Chase. Directed by Aaron Stoller, the brief thriller ad shows two hikers being chased through the woods by hungry bears, before escaping in their new 2017 Elantra — thanks to the car’s remote-start function.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts is an attractive location for bigger studio films because its payroll credit covers above and below-the-line expenses and its production credit includes out-of-state expenses, with no annual or project caps. Credits can also be cashed out with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at 90% of face value.

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