Items Tagged with 'Michigan Film Office'


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

'The End of the Tour' picks up $495K for filming

March 12, 2014
In case anyone is wondering whether Michigan’s film incentives are still keeping Hollywood’s attention focused here, just look at what’s happening in Grand Rapids. Read More

'Batman vs. Superman' films 'throughout' Michigan

August 29, 2013
The long anticipated, epic battle between the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight will — at long last — finally go down across Michigan. Read More

You oughta be in pictures!

New map highlights where films were shot in West Michigan.

May 31, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) In an attempt to bring more tourists to the region this summer, the Michigan Film Office has compiled and released a map of where movies have been filmed in West Michigan. Read More

Higher incentives boost films

November 10, 2012
LANSING — Because tax incentives for film production recently doubled, Margaret O’Riley, new head of the Michigan Film Office, said efforts to promote films and digital projects in the state will be unceasing. Read More

They were hidden in the tax code

January 3, 2012
That's literally how Gov. Rick Snyder's office described the late, great film industry tax credits (aka incentives) that he replaced with the stroke of his pen Dec. 21 as he signed into law Senate Bill 569. Read More

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May 27, 2011

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The movie “Setup” was filmed in Grand Rapids in 2010. Some are concerned that incentive cuts will sour West Michigan as a location favored by filmmakers.

Defenders of Michigan’s three-year-old movie industry incentives, which were hobbled by Gov. Rick Snyder shortly after he took office this year, have been busy running television ads and trying to round up supporters in Lansing.

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Movie business advocates Strong performance here

February 18, 2011
The movie industry in West Michigan saw a “tremendously successful” 2010, according to Michigan Film Commissioner Carrie Jones, but the new administration in Lansing could mean a reduction or cancellation of the film industry incentives enacted under the Granholm administration, due to some complaints that they are excessive. Read More