Location Scout Resource: Michigan

State of Michigan

Location scout resources for the state of Michigan

including film office info and other data of interest to location scouts and location managers as well as other production personnel.


Michigan Film Office

Michigan Film Office

Location Scout Resource: Michigan Film Office

What We Do / About the Michigan Film Office

The Michigan Film Office was created in 1979 to assist and attract incoming production companies and to promote the growth of our indigenous industry. We are part of the History, Arts and Libraries Department and funded by tax dollars.

  • The Michigan Film Office has recently instated aggressive tax incentives to attract production to the the state which include a 40% tax cash rebate, across the board on Michigan expeditures as well as other attractive incentives.

Detroit Film Office

Detroit Film Office

Location Scout Resource: Detroit, Michigan Film Office

Detroit, MI Office of Special Events and Film

The City of Detroit has become a popular place for special events and film and productions. Detroit offers beautiful lakefronts, picturesque landscapes and inviting cultural attractions, matched with an urban flare that can make your project exciting and unique.

WEST BLOOMFIELD — HBO, the cable network known for its edgy programming with shows like “The Sopranos” and “Six Feet Under,” has set its sights here for a future possible TV show. HBO is filming a pilot at a home on Middle Straits Lake about a man …

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press

Comedian Schneider to shoot film in Detroit – Detroit Free Press

… Male Gigolo" and "Saturday Night Live" ) will be on location in Detroit starting Monday to begin shooting the feature film comedy "Virgin on Bourbon …

  • Extras Needed for Rob Schneider Film WWJ
  • Movie Starring Rob Schneider Looking For Extras WDIV
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  • Possibly Film Locations in the Detroit, MI Area


    Detroit Free Press

    Detroit Free Press

    Location Scout Spotlight: Metro Detroit MI – Metro Detroit cities cutting red tape for moviemakers – Detroit Free Press

    The Michigan Film Office estimates studios have spent $400 million since April on hotel rooms, crew salaries, equipment and other location expenses. …

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    MLive Blog

    MLive Blog

    Alternate ending for Michigan's film incentives? – MLive.com

    "My bill says, let's put a cap on it at $100 million, so the Film Office can award these up to a certain point in a calendar year, then they have to stop. …


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    Detroit Building Explodes!

    Detroit Building Explodes!

    Location Scout Spotlight: Detroit Building EXPLODES!

    …via Livingston (MI) Daily: ‘Red Dawn’ remake shoots scenes in Genoa Township (with video)

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    Location Scout Spotlight: YouTube – Detroit Building EXPLODES!

    Location Scout Spotlight: YouTube – Detroit Building EXPLODES!


    Red Dawn 2012 Movie Poster 9/2012

    Red Dawn 2012 Movie Poster 9/2012


    Wikipedia

    Wikipedia

    Detroit, MI – Wikipedia

    Detroit is the largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan, and the seat of Wayne County. It is the major city among the primary cultural, financial, and transportation centers in the Metro Detroit area, a region of 5.2 million people, and serves as a major port on the Detroit River connecting the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. It was founded on July 24, 1701, by the French explorer, adventurer, and nobleman Antoine de la Mothe, sieur de Cadillac.

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    Detroit News

    Detroit News

    State’s movie role pays off – Detroit News

    Brian Meganck is a big movie fan. Not of watching them, necessarily. Of making them. In Michigan. A few years ago, as the number of commercials shooting in Michigan began fading, Meganck had to move his business Kind Services, which provides drinks …


    Michigan now Hollywood on Huron - LA Times

    Michigan now Hollywood on Huron – LA Times

    Hollywood on the Huron: Michigan now a film mecca – Los Angeles Times

    "The response has been magnificent," says Anthony Wenson, chief operating officer for the Michigan Film Office. "We've not only brought dollars into the …

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    MLive Blog

    MLive Blog

    Just checking – MLive.com – Michigan Film Office

    As of today, the (Michigan Film Office) has been sitting on its laurels, failing to allow what could be a new industry in Muskegon to take root. …

     
     


    Michigan - Wikipedia

    Michigan – Wikipedia

    Michigan – Wikipedia

    Michigan is a state located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning “large water” or “large lake”. Michigan is the 8th most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area. Its capital is Lansing, and the largest city is Detroit. Michigan was admitted into the Union on January 26, 1837, as the 26th state.
    Michigan has the longest freshwater coastline of any political subdivision in the world, being bounded by four of the five Great Lakes, plus Lake Saint Clair. Michigan is one of the leading U.S. states for recreational boating. The state has 64,980 inland lakes and ponds. A person in the state is never more than six miles (9.7 km) from a natural water source or more than 85 miles (137 km) from a Great Lakes horeline. It is the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River.


    Observer & Eccentric - Hometown Life

    Observer & Eccentric – Hometown Life

    Library lights up for Hollywood crew – Observer & Eccentric

    The crew spent 1 1/2 days using the lobby and conference room as the setting for a film set in the headquarters of a fictitious auto parts company, explained David Rumble, location manager who recommended the Southfield Library because, with a few props, it looked like a big time meeting room. …

    They were shooting scenes from “Demoted,” a comedy from Parallel Media in Los Angeles, expected to be released next year. …

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