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Murphy Signs Expansion of New Jersey’s Film Production Credit

Jan. 13, 2022, 3:04 AM

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed into law expanded tax credits and others measures for film and digital media production, part of a statewide push to attract high-profile projects to the Garden State.

The Democratic governor first signed into law the New Jersey Film & Media Digital Tax Credit in 2018 as part of his overall economic development strategy, then expanded the program in January 2020. Major productions to film in New Jersey since the credit was enacted include Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” and “The Sopranos” film prequel “The Many Saints of Newark.”

The bill ( ...