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Monday, March 20, 2006

CANCELLED!: FilmHawaii Seminar on Tax Incentives

***Update, 3/21: This seminar has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. Check back for the latest info.***


This roundtable discussion will provide an informal overview of Hawaii's tax incentives for film, television, and digital media productions, including the High Technology Business Investment Tax Credit, commonly known as "Act 221" or "Act 215;" the 4% refundable Motion Picture and Film Production Income Tax Credit; and the tax exemption on royalties for performing arts products. Local filmmakers can expect to learn how to utilize the these tax credits, how Act 221 applies to production companies, the differences in eligibility requirements between Act 221 and the 4% refundable production tax credit, and what new incentives are being proposed in the current legislative session.


* Ricardo Galindez, Attorney, Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel
* Dana Hankins, Local Independent Film Producer incl. Line Producer, "Picture Bride" & Producer, "Moonglow"
* Kurt Kawafuchi, Director, Hawaii Department of Taxation
* Jason Lau, TalkStory Productions
* Bill Meyer, Attorney, Dwyer Schraff Meyer Grant & Green

Moderator: Donne Dawson, Hawaii State Film Commissioner

Hawaii State Art Museum Multi-Purpose Room, 1st Floor, 250 S. Hotel Street (@ Richards St.)

Parking: Metered parking on Iolani Palace Grounds (enter on King St.) and at the Alii Place garage, 1099 Alakea St.

>> FREE <<
Members of the local film industry and the general public are invited to attend.

Presented by: Hawaii Film Office, Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, State of Hawaii

The FilmHawaii Seminar Series is presented by the Hawaii Film Office periodically throughout the year to inform and educate the members of the local film industry and the film-interested public on practical topics related to the business of film and television production.

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