Texas TV, Film and Video Game Incentives: Fast Forward to Big Economic Impact

State economic development incentive programs are significant factors when attracting film, TV, commericials and video game producers to a state. This article summarizes the findings of an economic impact analysis that was performed in the late 2010 and early 2011 for the Texas Associaton of Business that focused on the Incentive Program's impact on the Texas economy, including jobs, fiscal impacts, and direct and indirect spending associated with projects that had received or been approved for moving image incentive funds between September 2007 and December 2010.