Film Incentives

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Michigan Close To Extending Film Incentives After House Approval

The bill also would lift a $2 million-per-employee cap on salaries counted as expenditures that can be reimbursed by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2014

Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014

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2 TV Shows Awarded Michigan Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office says it has awarded a $1.5 million film incentive to the “Ask Dr. Nandi” talk show — and $308,869 to American Muscle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2014

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Film Incentives Face Uncertain Future In Michigan

If you spot the Batmobile zipping around Detroit or Superman flying past the Renaissance Center this summer, you will be witnessing the latest example of Michigan’s film incentives program at work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2014

Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad, co-founder of Michigan-based Exxodus Pictures, poses with host Carol Cain and the "Firebreather" muscle car he designed for his new movie "Jinn". (credit: Tony Chiudioni/CBS 62)

WATCH: Movie Making Gets Spotlight In Michigan

Michigan’s movie making business may be in its infancy, but there are tons of opportunities for jobs and growth, the commissioner of Michigan’s Film Office said during taping of “Michigan Matters”

04/25/2014

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Projects Filming in Lansing, Saugatuck Approved for Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced two feature films, “The Funeral Guest” and “Saugatuck Cures,” have been approved for film incentives from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Bumble Bee, courtesy Paramount Pictures

‘Transformers 4′ Will Film In Metro Detroit

The Michigan Film Office has announced the movie has been approved for a film incentive from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

24-Year-Old Michigan Director’s Film Approved To Shoot In State

Michigan’s film industry receives another name on its growing list of approved films for its Film and Digital Media Incentive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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‘Need For Speed’ To Be Filmed In Detroit

A movie based on a popular racing video game will be filming in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–02/20/2013

Film Industry Reels At Snyder’s Budget Proposal

Since Snyder’s plan has been put in place, interest from the industry has waned. The Michigan Film Office approved 24 projects for incentives in 2011, compared to 62 approved in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

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