Michigan Film Industry
Some in the film industry are sounding off after the Michigan House of Representatives voted to drop the state’s $50 million a year incentive program.
Crews from a movie titled “Heartlock” plan to spend three weeks at the Standish prison.
Larry Mongo could not say what exactly his role will be in “How to Catch a Monster,” but said he’s excited to be a part of it.
The Michigan Film office has put together an app that officials hope will make it easier to scout here.
Could one of Hollywood’s most celebrated filmmakers have his eyes on Michigan for his next project?
Advocates of Michigan’s film industry are meeting in Lansing Friday to urge the Governor not to place a $25 million cap on film credits.
A group of business leaders who have benefited from the growth in the film industry in Michigan Wednesday announced the formation of Michigan Film First, a coalition to connect and promote the state’s movie, television and digital media production industry. Besides education and networking efforts, the group will seek to keep Gov. Snyder and the Legislature from slashing the film industry tax credit.
If Gov. Snyder’s budget passes, Michigan will lose its coveted role as backdrop to the film industry.
There are reports that the production of “The Dark Knight Rises” has been moved to Detroit and several other sites in Michigan, including Grand Ledge.