Michigan Film Industry

Gov. Snyder Signs Law Ending Michigan Film IncentivesA law ends state incentives that encourage the production of movies and TV shows in Michigan.
Michigan House Says 'No' To Film Incentives For Next YearThe House has voted to remove, from next year's state budget, Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to put $50 million toward incentives for filmmakers
Should Michigan Drop Its Film Industry Incentive Program? Senate Considers BillSome 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.
Film Crew Will Use Michigan Prison Closed Since 2009Crews from a movie titled "Heartlock" plan to spend three weeks at the Standish prison.
Detroit Bar Owner Gets Shot At Fame In Ryan Gosling FilmLarry 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.
Making A Movie In Michigan? There's An App For ThatThe Michigan Film office has put together an app that officials hope will make it easier to scout here.
Richardville: Spielberg Film May Be Shot In MichiganCould one of Hollywood's most celebrated filmmakers have his eyes on Michigan for his next project?
Protest Scheduled To Save Michigan Film CreditsAdvocates of Michigan's film industry are meeting in Lansing Friday to urge the Governor not to place a $25 million cap on film credits.
Film Industry Creates Lobbying Group; Seeks To Keep Tax CreditA 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.
Michigan May Lose Coveted Role In FilmmakingIf Gov. Snyder's budget passes, Michigan will lose its coveted role as backdrop to the film industry.
New Batman Movie Looking To Film In MichiganThere are reports that the production of "The Dark Knight Rises" has been moved to Detroit and several other sites in Michigan, including Grand Ledge.