Few major films shot in California, study shows

As reported by the Associated Press:

A report shows that despite California acting as the backdrop for blockbusters this year, very few were filmed in the state.

Only 22 of 106 films released by the major studios in 2014 were actually filmed in California. The rest of the movies were shot in New York, Britain, Canada, Georgia, Louisiana, Australia and a dozen other states and countries, according to a feature film study by FilmL.A. Inc., the nonprofit group that handles film permits for the city and county, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Only two films with budgets above $100 million were filmed primarily in California: Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Paramount’s “Interstellar.”

In 1997 64 percent …

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