Monday, August 18, 2008

Michigan lures production

By Bashirah Muttalib - Variety Magazine - Aug. 18, 2008

The largest production rebate in the U.S. is helping Michigan could result in nearly $300 million in revenue from film shoots this year. New studios are also in the works for the state, which is seeing a production boom in the wake of the rebate.

"There are quite a few films scheduled to shoot," said Michigan Film Office director Janet Lockwood. "Right now we have three in production, three in prep, five finished although not yet gone, a dozen or more incoming."

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