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Cost to Replace Lost Jobs with Michigan Film Subsidies: $39.4 Billion

… estimates that Michigan film production tax breaks and subsidies … "The nature of the credit and the resulting activity … During that year the film incentives' net cost … more

Michigan Chamber CEO Blasts Film Subsidies as a 'Boondoggle'

Bill extends film subsidies indefinitely

… extend Michigan s film incentive subsidy program … $26,551,106 in film credits were claimed from the … that the millions of taxpayer dollars spent on … Rich Studley blasted film subsidies during withering … 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 … $10 million in film credits. According … away. No successful tax-incentive state has … refundable, unlimited film incentives, you might … more

‘Tax Cut Fever’ – Never Burning Hot

… out subsidies through film credits, for instance, … form of refundable tax credits. On the treasury s … suffering a bout of tax cut fever and have … money in these tax credits, government must raise … more

Eight Days, 196 Bills, 12 Constitutional Amendments

Repeal film subsidies, let nurses do more, stalking registry

… Bill 4122 : Repeal film producer subsidies Introduced … Authorize student loan tax credits Introduced by … future state income tax collections to repay … Michigan tax dollars to film producers, as of Oct. … more

Five Reasons Government Subsidies For Films Are A Bad Idea

Politicians help Big Hollywood soak taxpayers for few benefits, much harm

… of expenditures for film, television, music video, … nearly half of the film credits left Michigan and had … should not be spending taxpayer money on this private … debated Michigan's film subsidy program on … more

Michigan's Film Incentive Program Has Been A Bust

Taxpayers have spent nearly $450 million with little to show for it

… changed its open-ended film incentive program to … devoted $444.7 million to film productions from both the tax credits and appropriations, … more

The Scene and the Unseen: Act IV

The Michigan Film Incentive: EMS and Child Day Care vs. Movies, by Kathy Hoekstra

… companies that made films in Michigan last year … courtesy super or CG crediting the Mackinac Center … nearly $48 million in tax credits from the state. … That s under a new film incentive program intended … more

Road Funding or Film Subsidies?

… subsidies for out-of-state filmmakers, some Michigan … film subsidy and tax credit programs have been almost … dollar spent costing taxpayers $125 million and … on funding for the film incentive program. The … more