Louisiana Laws

Louisiana has the most generous film incentive program  in the world, with a 40% tax credit, and very few restrictions — they require no insurance (other than worker’s comp) and no filming permits. To read more about the current program, download this flyer from the Lousiana Film Office.  More information can be found about child…

California Laws

California has the most extensive matrix of laws regarding children working in the entertainment industry in the world.  Applicable laws can be found scattered through the Family Code, Probate Code, Education Code and Labor Code. In addition, California is a union state, so SAG-AFTRA, the actor’s labor union, also has jurisdiction over most projects. A…

Child Performer Protection Act

The Child Performer Protection Act was spearheaded by Bizparentz Foundation in an effort to keep child performers safe from sex offenders.  The law does two things: requires all those who work as service providers to children in the entertainment industry to obtain a permit from the Department of Labor. This includes all managers, publicists, photographers,…