The Michigan Film Office announced Monday that the feature film “A Dot Com Affair” has been approved for a film incentive from the state. The film is set in Benton Harbor and is expected to shoot in Benton Harbor, St. Joseph and the surrounding areas.
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The Michigan Film Office announced that post-production work for the film Northern Light has been approved for a film incentive from the state. The post-production work, including music composition and voice over work for the film, will be done by Farmington Hills-based Yessian Music Inc.
The state’s Senate Republican leader wants to revamp the structure of Michigan’s film tax credit before he pumps any more money into it.
Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing more flexibility for Michigan’s movie and film incentive program.
Walter “Freeway” Johnson, who worked as a production assistant on Transformers: Dark of the Moon, says he’s disappointed that state leaders rolled back the film incentives that were responsible for putting people like him to work.
Due to vanishing tax credits we’re not seeing that many stars in the Detroit area these days. However Disney is working on a new film to be shot here and they’re looking for extras to appear in it.
The flick “Freaky Deaky” was awarded more than $2.8 million dollars in tax credits.
NextWave Media Studios, a subsidiary of the NextWave business incubator in Troy, plans Wednesday to announce the launch of a paid ad campaign in Lansing and targeted areas throughout the state in support of the state’s film incentive program.
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