Virginia Film Industry Employment Up

Sept. 26, 2013

A new state report says employment in Virginia's film industry has risen 15.7 percent since 2011.

The report also says the total economic impact of 11 recent film and television projects topped $139 million. The projects included Stephen Spielberg's "Lincoln" and the television pilot "Company Town" for CBS.

The report released Thursday says these projects spent $66.4 million in the state and received $11.8 million in incentives.

Governor Bob McDonnell says the findings are a positive results of a targeted film incentive program.

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