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Film Jobs No More in Michigan?

Film Jobs No More in Michigan?

From Eminem to Axel Foley, Michigan TV and film jobs are no strangers to icons. Now, though, they, along with every Michigan TV and film job, may be facing tough changes at the beginning of October. Recently, the House Tax Policy Committee voted to put an end to Michigan’s yearly film/TV production incentive program. The program, which began in 2008, gives $50 million to TV and film jobs annually. Proposed House bill 4122, would put an end to the tax incentives for Michigan TV and […]

March 13
Lawrence and Spielberg Team for Production

Lawrence and Spielberg Team for Production

A Hollywood legend and one of its biggest stars are teaming for a new film production. Recent reports indicate that Warner Brothers has won the rights to the Lynsey Addario war memoir It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War. For the adaptation’s production, the company is bringing out the marquee names. Attached to star is Jennifer Lawrence, who at age 24 has already been nominated for three Oscars. Andrew Lazar, of American Sniper, will produce. And then there’s the production’s director: […]

March 11
Albert Maysles, Landmark Doc Filmmaker, Dies

Albert Maysles, Landmark Doc Filmmaker, Dies

He shot the Stones at Altamont, the Beales of Grey Gardens, and Mouhammad Ali in the twilight of his career. In the process, he helped change docs forever. On Thursday, March 5, documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles passed away at 88 years old. In a career stretching from the 1950s to the 2010s, from Orson Welles in Spain to Paul McCartney in New York City after 9/11, the filmmaker helped broaden the style of the documentary in America for film crews entering the field. Capturing icons […]

March 9
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