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As ‘House of Cards’ nears end, Maryland aims to remain film contender

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ANNAPOLIS— Eduardo Sanchez is sleeping in his own bed for once.

He’s taking a short break from work, but the majority of his time over the course of the next few months will be spent in Dallas, where the filmmaker best known for “The Blair Witch Project” is able to work on film and TV productions with what he says are better state tax incentives than in his Maryland.

Baltimore Women Are Funny. Perhaps the Funniest.

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Photo via @amyschumer
Photo via @amyschumer

When the Emmy nominations were announced yesterday, comedian Amy Schumer had reason to celebrate: She was nominated in the “outstanding lead actress in a comedy series” category. And she chose to celebrate in true Baltimore style–with a six-pack of Resurrection Ale from Brewer’s Art, of course.

California Steals Veep From Baltimore

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Governor Martin O'Malley schmoozes with the cast of Veep
Governor Martin O’Malley schmoozes with the cast of Veep

HBO’s political satire Veep filmed four seasons in Baltimore, gussying the city up so it resembled Washington, DC. But according to the Los Angeles Times, it’s time for Baltimore to bid adieu to the show, which will be relocating to Los Angeles to film its next season.

The Real Stars of “Veep” Are Its Baltimore Crew

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It takes a whole lot of Baltimoreans to make our fair city look like DC on the set of Veep

House of Cards, Veep Tax Breaks Aren’t Worth It, State Report Says

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casting callYou may love all of the restaurant sightings and fake campaign buses that go along with having political TV shows filming in town, but a state agency says the tax credits that provide incentive for TV producers to film D.C.-set shows in Baltimore aren’t a good investment for Maryland.

Fake Campaign Bus Causes Real Traffic Jam

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Photo via Brian Kuebler/@BrianfromABC2
Photo via Brian Kuebler/@BrianfromABC2

We love Veep. So much so that we’ll forgive them for snarling up traffic on 83 North yesterday morning.

Tony Hale Exclusive Baltimore Engagements at Calvert School and aMuse Toys

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Baltimore is excited to welcome Emmy-award winning actor Tony Hale (Veep, Arrested Development) for two exclusive engagements. On Saturday, September 20 at  An Evening with Tony Hale at Calvert School, and on Sunday, September 21 at aMuse Toys’ The Lab, Tony Hale will present his children’s book, Archibald’s Next Big Thing.

Released by Boxing Clever Publishing, Archibald’s Next Big Thing is the extraordinary adventure of an extra-ordinary chicken named Archibald Strutter as he takes off on a fantastic journey in hopes of finding his next big thing. Through new friends and experiences, the wide-eyed, semi-bald chicken finally discovers that, while looking for the next big thing isn’t a bad thing, we should always remember that big and beautiful things are all around us…right now.

Maryland Should Ditch House of Cards and Give All Our Money to Veep Instead

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Governor Martin O'Malley schmoozes with the cast of Veep
Governor Martin O’Malley schmoozes with the cast of Veep

Veep, HBO’s political satire show starring Elaine–sorry, Julia Louis-Dreyfus–announced this week that it’s been re-upped for a fourth season, and that it’ll return to Baltimore for filming. You may have not heard about it, because Veep producers didn’t cause a huge kerfluffle by demanding millions of dollars in extra tax breaks, like some locally-filmed shows we know.

Wanna Be on TV?: Last-Minute Casting Call for Season 3 of “Veep”

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Via Project Casting: HBO’s VEEP is looking for all new background in the Baltimore area to work the following days – Fri 1/24 or Sat 1/25 or Tuesday 1/28. In the subject line of your submission please note which day you are available. If you are interested & available and have not worked on VEEP, please email [email protected] with a current cell phone photo and phone number.

*please note, you must be avail the entire day with out morning or evening conflicts

Baltimore-Filmed Shows Rack Up the Emmy Nominations, and DC Tries to Take Credit

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“It’s a beautiful day in Baltimore,” Kevin Spacey said when the New York Times called him up last week to congratulate him on his Emmy Award nomination for lead actor in a drama series. That series is, of course, House of Cards, which received eight other nominations, including those for best drama, lead drama actress, and lead drama director. But it wasn’t the only Baltimore-filmed show to dominate this year’s nominations.

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