Film Incentives

‘A Dot Com Affair’ Approved for Michigan Film Incentives

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2011

Richardville: Michigan Botched $20M Film Deal

Two big movies are going elsewhere … and a top Republican is assessing blame

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2011


Post-Production On Northern Light Approved For Film Incentive

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011

Michigan’s Film Tax Could See More Changes

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. Snyder Signs Michigan Film Incentive Measure

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing more flexibility for Michigan’s movie and film incentive program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2011


Local Filmworker Laments Rollback Of Film Incentives

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

Extras Sought For Disney Movie

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.

CBS 62–06/07/2011

Author Elmore Leonard (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Elmore Leonard Flick Wins State Film Incentive

The flick “Freaky Deaky” was awarded more than $2.8 million dollars in tax credits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011

Nextwave's Digitorium, or digital auditorium, offers seating, mingling space, and full Web and video production capabilities

NextWave Stands Up For Film 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2011

On the set of Detroit 1-8-7, earlier this year (WWJ Photo).

Union: “Detroit 1-8-7″ Leaving Michigan

Is the “Detroit” being taken out of Detroit 187?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2011




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