Michigan film incentives

2:17 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Michigan Senate Approves Film Incentives For 7 Years

The extension is an amendment to Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville’s original bill that would have continued film incentives perpetually.
Lansing - Legislation cementing Michigan's taxpayer incentives for filmmakers in law for the next seven years is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk for his consideration. The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that would continue the state's incentives to lure movie-makers to Michigan through September 2021.
6:16 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Future of Michigan's Film Credit Uncertain

Law which provides incentives set to lapse in three years
The budget signed by Gov. Rick Snyder last week seems like an upbeat script for Michigan film incentives. The amount for fiscal 2015 - $50 million for film, TV and digital projects - is keeping the state on the entertainment industry's radar.
9:45 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Superhero movie to film in Michigan

The producers of the as yet untitled sequel to "Man of Steel" say they expect to spend about $131 million during production in Michigan in exchange for #35 million in state tax breaks.
Michigan is getting the Man of Steel and the Caped Crusader. The upcoming Superman-Batman movie has been approved for the state's film incentives, the Michigan Film Office announced today. The Warner Bros. film featuring the two biggest superheroes of DC Comics expects to begin shooting in metro Detroit and elsewhere in Michigan sometime in the first three months of 2014.
6:36 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Michigan House Republicans want to shift film credit money to roads

Senate Republicans have proposed $50-million and Governor Snyder $25-million for film incentives
Lansing - The Republican-controlled state House wants to eliminate tax incentives for making movies in Michigan so the money can be shifted to repairing roads. The House on Tuesday stripped $25 million in tax money it planned to set aside for the film industry as well as $25 million for economic development through the Strategic Fund, shifting it to road funding.