Texas is ranked second in the nation in video game employment. And Texas' unusually generous incentive arrangements for video gaming companies are at least part of the reason. While the industry and advocates of the incentives say they keep the companies coming, critics call them corporate welfare.Full Story
The Texas Film Commission was created in 1971 by then-Gov. Preston Smith to promote the development of the film, television and multimedia production industry and to showcase Texas’ "uniquely suitable… natural, human and economic resources.” As the entertainment industry has evolved, the commission’s work has expanded to include the commercial, video game and animation industries.
According to the commission ...