Tag: Film Credit

Hanger 42 – Celluoid Burns Like Napalm

Perhaps no one has yet noticed the similarity between the name and the amount (percentage) of credit provided to film makers for their “investments” into the Michigan Economy?  Could it be possible, the sheer audacity of what now appears to…

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…