Must Reading for Minnesota’s Film Community

March 25, 2008

“Lights, camera…and rebates,”an article by Colin Covert in the Sunday, March 23, edition of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, focuses on film rebates and incentives, highlighting Minnesota’s current non-competitive status. The article should be must reading for filmmakers and others who would like to see the state rebound to its former status as a frequent location for major studio productions. The article makes a strong case for expansion of and funding for the Minnesota Snowbate program, currently under consideration at the State Legislature.

Read it at www.startribune.com/entertainment/movies/16918101.html?page=1&c=y .

To learn more about the effort to lobby for improving the Snowbate program, visit www.shootinminnesota.org.