“There is a wave of filming going on that’s not going away to other states now,” said Steve Arklin Sr., owner of Rancho Deluxe. “And now that the tax credits apply to productions being filmed at approved motion picture ranches, we’re seeing more local filming.” Arklin spurred the drive to qualify movie ranches as approved production facilities under the state’s film commission by inviting a group of legislators over last year for a barbecue.
E.J. and Bill welcomed Steve Arklin to the program. Arklin describes the Rancho Deluxe film studio located in Santa Clarita, and how he managed to get T.V shows, movies, and even music videos to film there.
Watch the Interview Here