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Michigan May Send Film Credits to the Cutting Room Floor

Bill looks to end subsidies, $500 million and no job gains later

… originally appropriated for film production subsidies … Katie Carey said the film credit program has … find that with the film credits, that's one … $494.4 million on the film credit program from … more

Hohman on Film Incentives

Price tag of $500 million for no industry growth

… ineffectiveness of Michigan s film incentive program. The … that would repeal the film incentive program. The … $500 million on the film subsidies and is authorized … gained no permanent film industry jobs more

Plot to Kill Film Credits Begins to Look Plausible

… chance that Michigan s film subsidy program will … something like the film credits would be something … something like the film credits. Clearly … a major reason the film credits hadn t been … more

House Committee Votes to End Michigan Film Incentives

$500 million spent with no overall increase in jobs

… $50 million per year film incentive program. The … the committee, saying film incentives are a poor … $500 million on the film subsidy program since … overall increase in film jobs in the state. … more

Films or Potholes?

Cost of film subsidy program would repair over 5 million potholes

… million for the state's film subsidy program. Previously, … they should end the film program and use the … are pledging toward films for the upcoming fiscal … a lot of reasons , film subsidies are one of … more

Cap the Film Incentives and Kill the Film Industry in Michigan? Not Yet

Film Industry Supporters Crying Wolf Over Governor's Plans for Film Subsidies

… Free Press column , film industry proponent and … refundable, unlimited film incentives, you might … effectively chases films away. No successful … wants to be the last film in, then find out the … more

Michigan Chamber CEO Blasts Film Subsidies as a 'Boondoggle'

Bill extends film subsidies indefinitely

… extend Michigan s film incentive subsidy program … Rich Studley blasted film subsidies during withering … taxpayer dollars spent on film subsidies would be better … roads. If the Michigan film subsidies were a movie … more

Will Michigan Taxpayers Be Giving KISS Millions For the Rock Band's Film?

Gene Simmons slaps down socialism but KISS film may accept film subsidies

… incentives the Michigan Film Office approved in 2011 for the KISS film "Cadillac High"? Simmons … to reapply for the film incentive and hasn t … spokeswoman for the Michigan Film Office. It is unclear … more

Michigan Has Fewer Film Jobs Than it Did Prior to Incentive Program

$500 million later, 100 fewer jobs

… Michigan has fewer film jobs than it did when … Michigan had 1,561 film jobs in 2013 (the latest … the state had 1,663 film jobs. See chart nearby. Michigan … per year subsidizing film productions. Previously, … more

Eight Days, 196 Bills, 12 Constitutional Amendments

Repeal film subsidies, let nurses do more, stalking registry

… Bill 4122 : Repeal film producer subsidies Introduced … Michigan tax dollars to film producers, as of Oct. … million in subsidies to film producers have been … more