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An Open Letter to the KY Film Commission

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In the 2015 legislative session, Kentucky revised HB 340, which amended the KY Film Tax Credit. Since the passing of HB 340, dozens of out-of-state productions have been produced or are currently being produced in Kentucky. The KY film industry is now in a critical stage where the local infrastructure must expand to fully meet the challenges implicit in a growing market. The film industry must mature — and a key player in this growth is the KY Film Commission.

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Kentucky Film Tax Incentive 2015

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On February 12, 2015 the Kentucky House of Representatives passed a new bill that would restructure the current Kentucky film tax incentive package offered by the state. In short, the bill would raise the incentive package from 20% of qualified expenditures to 30% and offer an additional 5% incentive for Kentucky resident labor. The bill would also lower the minimum spend threshold from $500,000 to $250,000.

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Roman Citizen: Days Four, Five, and Six

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We’re pleased to announce that we have wrapped principal photography of Luca Elmi’s Roman Citizen! On behalf of the production team, I want to say thank you to the cast and crew for a wonderful week. Everyone did a fantastic job and we consider ourselves fortunate to have worked with such a talented team! We’ll keep everyone updated on Outrider’s site and the Roman Citizen blog about the film’s progress. We hope to announce a premiere date very soon! In the meantime, take a look at some of the photos from set this week:

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Roman Citizen: Days Two and Three

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The Kentucky production of Roman Citizen is currently in the middle of day three! We are finishing up the majority of the bank scenes and are beginning to prep for our company move tomorrow. The cast and crew have been tremendous! We’re really excited about the images that we’re seeing in the monitors and can’t wait to share them with you. In the meantime, check out some pictures from the last two days!

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Roman Citizen: Day One

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Outrider Studios and Light Forge Productions are producing a new film called Roman Citizen. The film is written and directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Elmi and is being shot in Louisville, Ky. After many months of pre-production and one intense “camera test” day, we finally started principal photography! Take a look at some of the photos from today’s set!

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