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More from the Annals of Film Tourism: Did “Detroit 1-8-7” Promote Tourism for Michigan?

May 19, 2011 by

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Coming on the heels of the last week’s Film Works article about film induced tourism (FIT) is a related story from Michigan over the weekend.  As it turns out, one of the television productions that received the Michigan film tax credit was ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7, a crime drama about the Detroit Police homicide department.  Last […]

Film Induced Tourism: Real for Los Angeles, Not Louisiana

May 13, 2011 by

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One common argument made by those in favor of state film incentives in places like Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico and Georgia is that filming drives secondary economic benefits through “film induced tourism” (FIT). The sales pitch has become familiar in many states and film backers point to some common examples to support their case.  The following […]