Incentives, taxes, productions and festivals


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

Brewery screens 'Blood, Sweat & Beer'

April 15, 2015
A downtown brewery is hosting the first West Michigan screening of a national documentary on craft beer that features more than 100 interviews. Read More

Film production firm expands into Los Angeles market

March 30, 2015
A film production firm has made it to Hollywood. Read More

'Buzzard' releases across US

March 6, 2015
A Grand Rapids indie film is being released nationally on Friday. Read More

Startup develops web app for filmmakers

February 18, 2015
A startup is developing a web app to help filmmakers manage the many facets of their productions. Read More

Film studio releases 'Old Fashioned' romance to nation

February 4, 2015
On Valentine’s Day weekend, two movies with very different portrayals of romance will be released in theaters. Read More