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Podcast: Is Detroit Becoming Hollywood Lite?

Since a 2008 tax credit for moviemaking became law in Michigan, some major film and television productions have sought to set up in the Detroit area.

That has only served to create buzz among Hollywood producers and directors that Michigan is a great place to shoot a movie. The most notable of those is Clint Eastwood, who abruptly moved his production of 2008's Gran Torino from Minneapolis to suburban Detroit.

Ken Droz of the Michigan Film Office and Chris Baum of Film Detroit both say Michigan, and particularly Detroit, despite not being the traditional location offers producers everything they need to make a movie efficiently and cost effectively.

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