NJ film business ‘going to explode,’ insiders predict

The newly signed Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act enacted means dozens of film and digital media companies can take advantage of new tax credits to set up shop in the state.

Dozens of such organizations are already doing just that, and it could mean that by the end of the summer, New Jersey’s film industry will have a sizable film presence.

“There are at least 10 motion picture productions and 15 television series — ranging from television networks and cable/satellite program services to internet distributors — that are looking for locations in New Jersey or are in the planning stages to greenlight projects,” said Steven Gorelick, who heads the New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission.

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