Monday, October 13, 2008

Residents, officials meet to discuss Muskegon's place in film industry

By Eric Gaertner | The Muskegon Chronicle | October 13, 2008

NORTON SHORES — A discussion about the prospects for West Michigan, and specifically Muskegon, becoming a major player in the film industry took the place of a blockbuster movie Monday night in theater No. 5 inside the Cinema Carousel.

The audience, which numbered 70 people, seemed to be just as entertained as the economic and social implications of films being shot in West Michigan were highlighted. Michigan's new movie-making incentives have generated a recent surge in movies being made in the state.

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