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Michigan Film Office OKs Incentives For 4 Movies

The Michigan Film Office, which approved incentives for 12 movies during the first half of 2011, has given the green light to only four films during the same period this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012


Michigan’s Role In War Of 1812 Explained In Film

A documentary about Michigan’s key role in the War of 1812 is set to premiere next month at The Henry Ford history attraction in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012

(Credit: Urban Drive-In/Facebook Photo)

Movies Go Mobile: ‘Urban Drive-In’ Delights Hazel Park With Free Showings

A young man has turned the back of his pickup truck into a “movie theatre,” popping up each Friday in Hazel Park so residents can take a break from real life and watch a drive-in movie for free.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2012

Charlie Sheen (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Even Movie Baseball Players Used Steroids In Real Life

After the Roger Clemens trial was over, I thought the baseball steroid scandal would be put to bed. Well it is rearing its ugly head again, but this time I am not surprised.

97.1 The Ticket–07/06/2012


Gov. Snyder Signs Next Michigan Budget Into Law

The $48 billion spending plan for the budget year that starts Oct. 1 is law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012


Warner Bros. Film Wins Michigan Incentive

The movie will be about a super tornado that sweeps through a small town. Parts of it will be shot at the Michigan Motion Picture Studios in Pontiac.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012

On the set of Detroit 187 in January 2011.

Get Your Guide To Michigan Movie Sites

Sites in Detroit have been the focus of more than 60 feature films, television series and other productions in the last few years — and now you’ll be able to get a map to those sights from the Michigan Film Office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012


Actorfest: Casting Calls, Workshops This Saturday

Hollywood is coming to Pontiac.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2012

(L-R) Rich Sommer, writer/director Lee Kirk, Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Malin Akerman and Topher Grace of the film 'The Giant Mechanical Man' visit the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Michigan-Shot Film To Be Shown In Birmingham

The Detroit Zoo is the setting and downtown Royal Oak gets its share of screen time, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

iPhone screenshot

Making A Movie In Michigan? There’s An App For That

The Michigan Film office has put together an app that officials hope will make it easier to scout here.