Michigan Movie Industry Town Hall Meeting

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This meeting  was  to address the proposed cut backs in tax incentive to the movie industry here in Michigan. Michigan offers a 42 percent tax rebate to the Movie industry to film here. Detroit is a very busy place as a result of Hollywood coming to Michigan.

Movies filmed of filming in Detroit:

  • The horror flick Scream 4 (2011)
  • The comedy LOL: Laughing Out Loud (2011)
  • The robot-boxing drama Real Steel (2011)
  • The drama War Flowers (2011) starring Tom Berenger and Christina Ricci
  • The romance Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D (2011) starring Ashley Tisdale
  • The comedy The Last Best Place (2011)
  • The war thriller Return to the Hiding Place (2011)
  • The romance Shrinking Charlotte (2010)
  • The sports drama Things Fall Apart (2011) starring Ray Liotta and 50 Cent
  • Homeland Security USA (2009) – Documentary TV series that filmed at Detroit Metro Airport.
  • Prayers for Bobby (2009) – Movie starring Sigourney Weaver filmed in Royal Oak, Ferndale, Redford and Detroit.
  • The Prince of the Motor City (2008) – Movie filmed in Detroit, Highland Park and Rochester. Musical set in Motown and starring Eddie Murphy

  • HBO Series Hung

  • ABC Series 187

  • Transformers

Speakers included:

  • Mitch Albom, Free Press Columnist/author

  • Jeff Daniels, actor/filmmaker

  • Mike Binder, filmmaker and Michigan native

  • Philippe Martinez, Maxsar Studios CEO

  • Emery King and Jim Burnstein, Chair and Vice-Chair, Michigan Film Office Advisory Council

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