Film

Incentives, taxes, productions and festivals

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Film focuses on teen learning

Director started the Mosaic Film Experience in 2012 to help students tell stories.

November 11, 2016
Looking around a crowded foyer at the Wealthy Theatre on a weekday afternoon, a sea of faces of all colors mingles, as does laughter and excited chatter. Read More

Startups hit the big screen

October 26, 2016
An IT services firm, a startup fund and an economic development agency are partnering to host two free showings of a film about startups next month. Read More

Nonprofit produces mobile film contest for students

October 11, 2016
A local nonprofit is calling for mobile short-film submissions by local high school and college students. Read More

Grand Rapids Film Society launches with backing

September 2, 2016
Get your popcorn ready. Read More

Filmmaker fights homelessness with friendship

Former Crane Wives member not just waiting for change.

August 12, 2016
Would you want to end homelessness on Division Avenue if it meant becoming close friends with a homeless person? Read More

Grand Rapids filmmaker receives Sundance grant

On both sides of the camera, native heritage drives Shane McSauby’s story.

July 29, 2016
For as far back as he can remember, Shane McSauby grew up spending every weekend going to the movies at AMC Grand Rapids 18 with his dad. Read More

Studio aims for the stars with planned feature film

For film-school buddies who founded GSM Creative, shooting commercials is a path to coming attractions.

July 1, 2016
West Michigan natives Matt Lohr and Steve Wygmans have a goal to make a major studio film in the next seven years. Read More

Downtown hosts Japanese animation expo

June 22, 2016
Downtown is scheduled to host thousands of visitors this weekend for an expo on Japanese animation, film and art. Read More

Last major film to get state incentives finishes filming in Grand Rapids

Varnum attorney serves as executive producer for ‘God Bless the Broken Road.’

May 27, 2016
One of the last films eligible to receive a hefty sum of Michigan film incentives just wrapped up in Grand Rapids. Read More

Film shoots in West Michigan

May 10, 2016
| By AP
The state said filming will take place this spring for a faith-based drama at Berlin Raceway and throughout Grand Rapids. Read More