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Lights, Camera and Lots of Action in the Local Film Industry

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When you think about jobs in our region, you might think of titles like "analyst," "lawyer," or "lobbyist." But there's another type of job on the rise, and it’s one we associate with a town in Southern California called Hollywood. The local film and TV industry is having what may be one of its busiest years yet, with some high-profile productions getting started this fall. Emily Friedman takes us inside the film industry and finds out what local governments are doing to entice filmmakers to the mid-Atlantic.

[Music: "Hooray for Hollywood" by Don Swan and his Orchestra from Mambo Fever]

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