Incentives, taxes, productions and festivals


Theater screens Michigan premiere of documentary 'Run Free'

November 17, 2015
Wednesday night — even before Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey gets a shot at it — Grand Rapids will be the first city in the state to witness the true story of an ultra-running legend. Read More

Films make headway at ArtPrize Seven

October 16, 2015
Even without the backing of state money, local film continues to be a grassroots arts industry that won’t give up. Read More

Partners commission documentary on President Ford

August 25, 2015
Gerald Ford’s legacy as the 38th president is getting a movie deal. Read More

Paramount Pictures films 'Looking for Alaska' in Michigan

August 7, 2015
The bestselling author of “The Fault in Our Stars” will soon have another of his books turned into a film that will be made in Michigan. Read More

UICA produces Open Projector Night Showcase

August 5, 2015
A series of locally produced short films will be screened downtown this Friday night. Read More

Film alliance rolls out podcast

July 20, 2015
As the state has decided to end its film industry incentives, one West Michigan group is still finding ways to promote and celebrate local filmmakers. Read More

State’s film incentives fade to black

Michigan Film Office will still assist digital media industries.

July 17, 2015
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” could be the last major film made in Michigan for the foreseeable future. Read More

Brewery and UICA produce Brunch, Brews and a Movie

May 28, 2015
A local brewery and an art institute have teamed up to produce a film series. Read More

'Exported From Michigan' wins audience at Beverly Hills Film Festival

May 27, 2015
A documentary about Michigan’s economic comeback is a hit in Beverly Hills. Read More

Creative industry names Eclipse award winners

May 11, 2015
Downtown recently hosted the region’s equivalent to the Academy Awards. Read More