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Film Incentive Supporters Ignore the Facts

No evidence that Michigan's program is worth the cost

… communications for the Michigan Film Office, responded to … co-authored about Michigan's film incentive program. Unfortunately, … independent studies on film incentive programs; … money losers the film incentives were not … more

Hey! Is that Brad Pitt in the Frozen Food Aisle?

Almost every argument in favor of film subsidies is wrong

… state's subsidies to film producers . ForTheRecord … are about to kill the film industry in this state, … taxpayer dollars to film producers. Michigan … pictures since Michigan s film subsidy program began … 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

House Vote on Terminating Michigan Film Producer Subsidies

House rejects $50 million per year program

… state tax dollars to film-production companies. … had 1,663 full-time film-industry jobs in 2008, … requiring any leftover film subsidy money be used … losses from a past film-related deal. The Granholm … more

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

Will Michigan GOP Continue Michael Moore Film Subsidies?

Program is a waste of taxpayer money

In 2011, left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore sat … council for the Michigan Film Office. The office is … costs for his 2009 film Capitalism: A Love … million from Michigan s film subsidy program. In … 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

What Happened in Five Days?

State Rep. Rose Mary Robinson changes her mind on corporate film subsidies

… eliminate Michigan s film credits. I know … more

Three Reasons Why Michigan Should End Film Incentives

Results show the investment is not worth it

… would end the state s film incentive program. The … state should cut the film incentives once and … reasons: 1. No increase in film jobs . According to … Statistics, there are fewer film jobs in the state … more

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