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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One local filmmaker says it’s like winning the lottery: getting approved for Michigan’s film tax incentives under new guidelines now in place.
The Michigan Film Incentives Program was one of the issues that took center stage in Southfield, Monday, as State Senator Vincent Gregory met with residents.
What’s ahead in the battle over the state’s lucrative movie incentives as Gov. Rick Snyder continues his push to put a lid on them to confront Michigan’s fiscal woes?