Friday, October 8, 2010

Re: [MISP] Now does this sound familiar

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The state legislature is the key. The governor can only persuade, and
I don't think either of these candidates will throw clout at this
issue the way Richardson did. Contact your district's candidates and
ask them -- that will already make them aware that some of their
constituents care about it.

On 10/8/10, Larry N Stouffer <writeon@scsfe.com> wrote:
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> Is there anyone who knows where one should look to find the position re: the
> NM film incentive plan will be implemented (or not) by either of the
> governor candidates?
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> On Oct 8, 2010, at 8:04 AM, FRANK ZUNIGA wrote:
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> Mark,
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> We're likely to have more bumps on the road regarding the incentives. It
> will be up to us, the film community, to rally the troops and provide
> verifiable information as to the valilidity of the program. There is ample
> eveidence out there to justify everyone of the incentives. If we, the
> filmmakers, can take it upon ourselves to provide the evidence without
> confrontation. We can not only preserve the incentives but look to
> improving them without having to lean on the government. We should not
> expect the Film Office and the new Governor to fight our battle. Done
> right, it is clearly a win-win situation. Let's move forward in a united
> front that demonstrates how the
> Media programs benefit the entire state and gives us a platform to do our
> work. Let me know what you think. We need to continue this dialogue among
> us to create an even better environment for current and future Media product
> providers.
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> Best,
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> Frank Zuniga (505) 385-1073 frankzuniga6650@msn.com
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> Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 16:53:14 -0600
> From: mark@unm.edu
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> One point that wasn't mentioned in the article, and may be a little relevant
> here, is that Michigan is draconian, compared to NM in it's approval process
> for receiving tax breaks. Many films have been denied by the board, an no
> one seems to really understand the criteria, by which films are approved in
> Michigan, but it seems that they are applying their own rules in arbitrary
> ways, which have more to do with the morality of the content, and the
> associated politics. I hope we can continue to avoid that particular
> problem here in NM,
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> http://www.freep.com/article/20100905/BUSINESS06/9050486/Getting-film-tax-credits-can-be-taxing
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> Mark McKee
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> Frank I think you missed the whole point of the article. I really see no
> need in comparing our incentives with the other incentives. Michigan has
> that new car smell to it and more Producers were inclined to shoot there
> this past year. This is just a fact Frank. The point is that legislators are
> trying to kill the incentives there also.
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> On Oct 7, 2010, at 1:34 PM, FRANK ZUNIGA wrote:
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> Sounds familiar but not the same, Ken. NM still has the best incentive
> programs going. Michigan's ramp up is still trying to figure it out while
> NM already has a highly professional crew base and an infrastructure that
> can service a number of films and TV shows simultaniously. Recent studies
> in California and other states clearly indicate that there is a roll over
> effect from money production companies spent within our borders. The only
> question remains "How many times does it roll over." Anywhere from 3 to 7
> times depending on the study. So let's be proud and promote what our
> legislators, the Film Office, and our professionals have done and make it
> better. Michigan doesn't come close.
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> Best,
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> Frank Zuniga (505) 385-1073 frankzuniga6650@msn.com
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> Michigan film incentives: Report stirs more debate
> Taxpayers give out more than they get, Senate agency says
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