Michigan Film Industry

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Film Crew Will Use Michigan Prison Closed Since 2009

Crews from a movie titled “Heartlock” plan to spend three weeks at the Standish prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2014

Zahra Huber talks to Larry Mongo. (credit: Cafe D'Mongo)

Detroit Bar Owner Gets Shot At Fame In Ryan Gosling Film

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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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.

04/30/2012

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Richardville: Spielberg Film May Be Shot In Michigan

Could one of Hollywood’s most celebrated filmmakers have his eyes on Michigan for his next project?

CBS Detroit–10/18/2011

Protest Scheduled To Save Michigan Film Credits

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2011

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Film Industry Creates Lobbying Group; Seeks To Keep Tax Credit

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.

02/23/2011

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Michigan May Lose Coveted Role In Filmmaking

If Gov. Snyder’s budget passes, Michigan will lose its coveted role as backdrop to the film industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2011

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New Batman Movie Looking To Film In Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2011

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