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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Jeff Meyers

What follows is our official exit interview with writer, filmmaker, and professional critic Jeff Meyers, who, earlier this winter, escaped Ann Arbor for Palo Alto, California. While in Michigan, Jeff, among other things, was the managing editor of Concentrate Media, and a film critic for the Detroit Metro Times. He also served as the president […]

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Report indicates that Michigan’s generous film incentives may actually be worthwhile

As we’ve discussed in previous threads, I have issues with Governor Snyder’s proposed budget. There are some things that I’m very much against, like the cuts to K-12 education and the elimination of funding mechanisms for brownfield remediation projects, and there are others that I’m not yet sure about. Among the items in that category, […]

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Film incentives would likely end in Michigan under Snyder

With the change of Governor may come a change in policy with regard to Michigan’s generous financial incentives for the film industry. Following, by way of background, is a clip from the Wall Street Journal: …The set of the gritty cop show “Detroit 1-8-7” is one of more than 100 film and television productions that […]

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