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Film Incentives Clearly Hurt

Studies show a lack of positive economic impact

… elimination of Michigan s film incentive at The Detroit … but the studies of film incentives are clear. … have argued that [film incentives] don t succeed … more

Clock is Ticking on Michigan's Film Subsidies

Unless the bill is vetoed, film incentives end soon

… would kill the state s film subsidy program, was … hard to argue that film subsidies have been … appropriated to the coffers of film studios, there were fewer film jobs in the state … more

State Press Covers the End of Film Subsidies

Hohman comments on bill signed into law on July 10

… of subsidizing the film industry, Michigan's … agree that subsidizing film making is a waste of … more

Films or Potholes?

Cost of film subsidy program would repair over 5 million potholes

… million for the state's film subsidy program. Previously, … they should end the film program and use the … are pledging toward films for the upcoming fiscal … a lot of reasons , film subsidies are one of … more

Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Bill Ending Film Subsidies

State has granted over $450 million in corporate welfare for the movie industry since 2008

… eliminating Michigan s film industry subsidies. … 2008 , the state s film office has appropriated … Center has opposed the film subsidy program since … today there are fewer film jobs in the state … more

Skorup Film Subsidy Op-Ed Published in Wall Street Journal

Celebrating the death of a corporate welfare program

… nearly $500 million. The film incentives program was … Fortunately, the demise of film incentives seems imminent, … extensively on the film subsidy program, has … more

Cap the Film Incentives and Kill the Film Industry in Michigan? Not Yet

Film Industry Supporters Crying Wolf Over Governor's Plans for Film Subsidies

… Free Press column , film industry proponent and … refundable, unlimited film incentives, you might … effectively chases films away. No successful … wants to be the last film in, then find out the … more

Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Redirecting Film Subsidies to Roads

66 Percent Surveyed Support Reprioritizing $50 Million Film Subsidy for Road Improvements

… $50 million annual film subsidy to fixing the … costly and ineffective film subsidy is not creating … Michigan s $50 million film subsidy should be continued … value expenditure (film subsidies) into a higher … more

Michigan Chamber CEO Blasts Film Subsidies as a 'Boondoggle'

Bill extends film subsidies indefinitely

… extend Michigan s film incentive subsidy program … Rich Studley blasted film subsidies during withering … taxpayer dollars spent on film subsidies would be better … roads. If the Michigan film subsidies were a movie … more

Will Michigan Taxpayers Be Giving KISS Millions For the Rock Band's Film?

Gene Simmons slaps down socialism but KISS film may accept film subsidies

… incentives the Michigan Film Office approved in 2011 for the KISS film "Cadillac High"? Simmons … to reapply for the film incentive and hasn t … spokeswoman for the Michigan Film Office. It is unclear … more