France’s Revamped Tax Rebate Scheme to Boost Domestic and International Shoots Variety – Music

Countries throughout the world are increasingly competing to attract major international productions – in particular Hollywood blockbusters – due to multiplier effect on domestic economies and the associated visibility that powers tourism flows. Hollywood in turn is key to use such incentives to leverage its financing and reduce risk exposure. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Virtual Reality: Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid Yet Variety – Music

In the scheme of all that Google has going on, Google Glass isn’t exactly a pressing concern. Nevertheless, the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call Thursday provided a sobering moment when CFO Patrick Pichette made what may have been Google’s most candid acknowledgment yet that the highly anticipated product was a disappointment. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Watch Kanye West And Rihanna Perform At DirecTV’s Super Saturday Night Party STEREOGUM

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DirecTV held their invite-only Super Bowl pre-party concert last night in Arizona with featured performers Kanye West and Rihanna. Both artists ran through their biggest solo hits: Rihanna sang “We Found Love,” “Umbrella,” and “Rude Boy” throughout the night, while Kanye did “Jesus Walks,” “Flashing Lights,” and “Black Skinhead.” They ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM