DETROIT (WWJ) – Lights, cameras, tax breaks!

The Michigan Film Office has formally approved tax incentives for the feature film “Division 19.”

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The movie’s backdrop is a dystopian future in which the public watch prison life like a it’s a reality show; voting on things like what prisoners eat, wear and who they fight.

Set in Detroit, the political thriller will film in the city and surrounding areas this month.

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“The compelling locations found throughout metro Detroit played in big factor in bringing this project to Michigan,” said Margaret O’Riley, director of the Michigan Film Office, in a news release. “Division 19 is committed to using Michigan crew and to providing jobs and experience for our workers.”

“Division 19” was awarded an incentive of $260,642 on $840,193 of projected in-state expenditures.

The project is expected to hire 99 Michigan workers with a full-time equivalent of 5 jobs.

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According to the Film Office, in fiscal year 2013, 25 projects have been awarded a total of $35,984,857 of $136,643,692 of approved production expenditures for the year. These projects are expected to create 1,792 Michigan hires with a full time equivalent of 661 jobs.