Tag: Film Credit

I Told You So.. Part II ..or 52..

I mean really..  For all those starry eyed legislators who really though it was “found money..” The Mackinac center points out after Granholm admitting the film credit actually COSTS the state: According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the…

The Matinee Is Over

Michigan’s hot flick “Rise Of The Celluloid Jobs Maker” appears to be a flop.  Touted as a jobs creator for Michigan and hailed by the likes of the Teamsters union and Michael Moore for the ability to produce $20 and…

Two things..

Then Michigan film credit plan is a failure, and the film office staff is incompetent or covering up the dismal failure to keep their jobs.. Then we have the looming mid season budget shortfall notice of $1.3 billion???? ow. Perhaps…

I told you so.

The Mackinac center has the real numbers based on the analysis of spending which resulted in over $48 million that had been given to film makers last year in Michigan.  Out of $125 million in “qualified spending, roughly $65 millions…