Michigan film incentives

9:45 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Superhero movie to film in Michigan

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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

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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.