Category: News Briefs Published on Thursday, 01 August 2013 11:18 Written by Michigan Chronicle Staff
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Money is Money was awarded an incentive of $2,009,298 on $6,453,717 of projected in-state expenditures. The project is expected to hire 144 Michigan workers with a full time equivalent of 46 jobs.
In Money is Money, three childhood friends – James, Eric and Alex - find themselves aspiring to live a more comfortable lifestyle than their current situation, especially after James has to borrow money from a loan shark to pay for his daughter's medical procedure. After a burglary gone wrong the friendship turns to betrayal as the passage into the world of "every man for himself" drives the characters to make radical choices.
Rachel Horovitz (Moneyball, Grey Gardens), Dominique Boutonnat and Hubert Caillard (The Untouchables, 2 Days in New York) will produce the film, with Gela Babluani (13 Tzameti, The Legacy) writing and directing.
In Fiscal Year 2013, 24 projects have been awarded a total of $35,724,215 on $135,803,499 of approved production expenditures for the year. These projects are expected to create 1,693 Michigan hires with a full time equivalent of 656 jobs.
The Michigan Film Office was created in 1979 to assist and attract incoming production companies and promote the growth of Michigan's own film industry. The Film Office also administers the incentive program for film, television and other digital media production in Michigan. For more on the Michigan Film Office, visit: MichiganFilmOffice.org.
Pure Michigan is a brand on the rise, representing business, talent and tourism initiatives across Michigan. These efforts are driven by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, which serves as the state's marketing arm and lead advocate for business growth, jobs and opportunity with a focus on helping grow Michigan's economy.
For more on the MEDC and its initiatives, visit: MichiganAdvantage.org. For Michigan travel news, updates and information, visit michigan.org.
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