Michigan Movie Industry Town Hall Meeting
This meeting was to address the proposed cut backs in tax incentive to the movie industry here in Michigan. Michigan offers a 42 percent tax rebate to the Movie industry to film here. Detroit is a very busy place as a result of Hollywood coming to Michigan.
Movies filmed of filming in Detroit:
The horror flick Scream 4 (2011)
The comedy LOL: Laughing Out Loud (2011)
The robot-boxing drama Real Steel (2011)
The drama War Flowers (2011) starring Tom Berenger and Christina Ricci
The romance Holly, Jingles and Clyde 3D (2011) starring Ashley Tisdale
The comedy The Last Best Place (2011)
The war thriller Return to the Hiding Place (2011)
The romance Shrinking Charlotte (2010)
The sports drama Things Fall Apart (2011) starring Ray Liotta and 50 Cent
Homeland Security USA (2009) – Documentary TV series that filmed at Detroit Metro Airport.
Prayers for Bobby (2009) – Movie starring Sigourney Weaver filmed in Royal Oak, Ferndale, Redford and Detroit.
The Prince of the Motor City (2008) – Movie filmed in Detroit, Highland Park and Rochester. Musical set in Motown and starring Eddie Murphy
HBO Series Hung
ABC Series 187
Mitch Albom, Free Press Columnist/author
Jeff Daniels, actor/filmmaker
Mike Binder, filmmaker and Michigan native
Philippe Martinez, Maxsar Studios CEO
Emery King and Jim Burnstein, Chair and Vice-Chair, Michigan Film Office Advisory Council