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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 […]

In Criticizing California Film Incentive, Tax Foundation Ignores Film Business Realities

April 21, 2011 by

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Last month in Sacramento, the California State Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation and the Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media held a Joint Oversight Hearing about the California Film and Television Tax Credit.  One of the speakers invited to address the joint committee hearing was Mark Robyn, an economist from the […]

Film Works Shows California Film Incentives More “Enchanted” than New Mexico’s

February 28, 2011 by

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California film and television industry workers should be thrilled about the recent developments in New Mexico (the land of enchantment) and the reduction of their once-vaunted film incentive program.  Not thrilled, however, is New Mexico’s former Governor Bill Richardson (D), who signed the original incentive legislation into law in 2003. Writing in an opinion piece […]