Revamped film incentives could boost Michigan economy

Capital News Service
LANSING- Supporters of a proposed bill say the Michigan economy could see a much needed boost if lawmakers pass incentives designed to rekindle Michigan’s film industry. The film incentive provides funds for production, personnel and crew costs on films shot in Michigan. Film productions can also receive funds for hiring Michigan workers and crews. Legislation has passed through the Senate and now sits in the House. Ari Adler, spokesman for Speaker of the House, Jase Bolger, R-Marshall, said, “The speaker is willing to move this bill.