Skip to main content

The Ultimate Source for Michigan Production

www.michiganfilmproduction.com

Michigan Film Tax Incentives – Best in the Nation

Raleigh Michigan Studios

[Editors Note:  Raleigh Michigan Studios is the new name of the studio now according to CEO Linden Nelson]

Motown Motion Pictures Studios (Raleigh Michigan Studios) closed land purchase agreements and welcomed Governor Jennifer Granholm and members of President Obama’s Auto Industry Task Force to tour the facility. In the works is a major Sound Stage film production facility with educational training programs with a goal to employ 3,500 Michigan residents with expansion to 15,000 in coming years. A partnership between Nelson Ventures, The Taubman Group, and William Morris Endeavor’s Ari Emanuel. Ari spoke at the Mackinac Policy Institute recently to discuss Michigan and the importance of the auto industry to entertainment and his plans for the studio:

Ari Emanuel : Entrepreneurial Diversification Session with panel from Alan Languirand on Vimeo.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

14 Comments »

  1. Hi, Congratulations to the site owner for this marvelous work you’ve done. It has lots of useful and interesting data.

    Comment by Roffscess — June 5, 2009 @ 5:18 pm

  2. Hello Motown Motion Picture Studios

    my name is Towondo Clayborn
    i am a camera operator,
    digital video editor from ypsilanti MI.

    I am relocating too MI A.S.A.P I AM VERY INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR YOU AS A CAMERA INTERN OR BEHIND THE SCENES CAMERA OPERATOR

    I JUST WRAPPED 9 DAYS ON SET OF THE BOOK OF ELI WITH DENZEL WASHINGTON
    AS A FEATURED EXTRA. I HAVE WORKED ON OVER 20 MAJOR PRODUCTIONS IN ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO IN 2 YEARS, I HAVE HAD A LOT OF ON SET EXPERIENCE FROM MAJOR FILMS TOO LOW BUDGET. I AM MOVING BACK TOO MICHIGAN SO I CAN HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TOO WORK WITH UNITY STUDIOS.

    734 485-0448

    I am very willing
    able& motivated to be a part of the unity team as a
    camera operator or wher ever i could be of use.

    I have a lot of experience in the production field
    from community television to digital video
    editing/videography& audio engineering.

    CURRENTLY I WORK AS A FREELANCE CAMERAMAN
    WITH proview networks/nmaa films and TRIDENT MEDIA
    NETWORK. WE FILM /broadcast for cw my 50 ch 12/simulcast/webcast
    AAA BASEBALL GAMES HORSE RACES AND SPORTING EVENTS FULL
    TIME.

    ALSO I HOST/CO-PRODUCE DOLLFACE FILMS VARIETY SHOW
    with “demetrisa anderson”
    THURSDAYS 8-9 pm MTN TIME (WEBCAST)
    HTTP://WWW.QUOTE-UNQUOTE.ORG

    I was a P.A for a lot of indie films as well as
    boom man sound mixer. I also worked as a d.p and
    photographer on lower budget films,print ads

    I have over 4 years experience in the production
    assistant position, and4 years experience as an
    assistant cameraman/digital photographer editor etc.

    Throughout my film/photography career I have
    been trained in
    other positions. I have learned different
    techniques I am a versatile worker. I enjoy working with the
    public, as well as demonstrating leadership, and
    working with others wherever i am needed. I believe

    would excel in my field of study, I truly find
    Film/Television a challenging and rewarding career.
    As well my acting/digital editing offers an advantage
    in better understanding the many postions I could play.

    May I arrange an interview to further discuss my
    qualifications? I am available for an interview at
    a mutually convenient time.

    Thank you for your time and consideration.

    Sincerely,
    Towondo D. Clayborn
    I am an actor/musician/editor&videographer i
    performed
    in a supporting role for feature Spiral Project
    which was up for an mtv movie award student
    filmaker category. June(O6)

    Thanks Towondo(O-D) http://www.myspace.com/occasionald
    Highlights of Qualifications

    2004 Two year program in Digital Video
    Editing/Production, Music production
    Audio Engineering. Certified audio engineer/
    digital videographer editor Credited from a professional
    institution. Acquired an extensive knowledge of
    digital video editing, received hands on experience.
    Certified as an audio engineer, >

    I certified as a community television
    network television producer2 classes six weeks
    each. Finished all classes related to
    film,music& editing&graphic design.
    I am an actor performed in over 21
    major/indiefilms.

    Relevant Skills and Accomplishments:

    Multi-Media
    I learned about international cinema,
    American cinema, scriptwriting for media,

    (MULTI MEDIA)
    I edit all my short films, animations on
    final
    cut pro 4 hd. That is what I was trained
    on, I have a
    keen knowledge of scriptwriting for
    media.

    I gathered extensive expertise in writing
    comedy, dramas, science fiction, narratives.
    Along with the relevant rules that apply to
    writing. Dvd authoring website design, I have been
    trained in.

    Employment History

    08 current camera operator Proview media
    networks/NMAA Films, Trident network services”fulltime”

    07 current camera operator,freelance west “part time”

    05/06 freelance videographer/digital editor touring
    musician

    11/05 Touring as Musician and Videographer nov 2-22nd

    10/05 Freelance phtotgrapher/videographer/editor. Lynns
    Photos

    SAN DIEGO,CA
    09/2005
    Entrepreneur/performer,editor/videographer

    6/2004 freelance videographer
    Sapphire films, Midland, MI

    10/2003 – 12/2004 Film/Music
    Department assistant washtenaw community college,
    Ann Arbor,MI

    Education
    Associate Degree Washtenaw Comm College
    arts/science High school graduate
    ypsilanti High school,

    I pay good attention to detail. 2.I am very
    organized and punctual. 3.I take my work very
    seriously with fun. 4.I am striving to give
    excellent
    cutting edge quality work.

    Comment by towondo clayborn — June 10, 2009 @ 12:50 pm

  3. Thanks for the useful info. It’s so interesting

    Comment by BobMarche — June 10, 2009 @ 7:19 pm

  4. looking for information on job opportunities with film studios in Michigan. Have over 15 years experience in visiual effects and production. Currently residing and working in New Zealand, previously in LA and wish to relocate to Michigan, home.

    Comment by Jennifer Scheer — June 22, 2009 @ 4:13 am

  5. Pretty good post. I just came by your site and wanted to say
    that I have really enjoyed reading your posts. Any way
    I’ll be subscribing to your blog and I hope you write again soon!

    Comment by April — June 23, 2009 @ 9:44 pm

  6. Film score producer and Film director (University of Toledo/WSU) looking to work as an intern or otherwise with new film companies and studios in Michigan. No extensive list of accomplishments or work, just significant hands on experience and hunger. Please contact @ 313 980 6600.

    Thanks in advance

    Drake Wilkins

    Comment by Drake Wilkins — August 8, 2009 @ 5:57 am

  7. Hello, I have an interest in working in the television and film industry. I have worked as a camera man, editor, and a P.A for the news at WEYI TV 25 for a short time in Clio,MI. Also, during college, as television broadcasting, was my minor, I was an intern for Comcast Cable and also WSMH FOX 66 both as a P.A. At this point in time I write, produce, act, and edit my own indie films. I currently live in Michigan and willing to work in ANY PART of the entertainment industry. You may find my work at http://www.youtube.com/deldwaine. Thank You- Delmar Burkett

    Comment by Delmar Burkett — March 7, 2010 @ 11:40 am

  8. Hello…I am an out-of-work, bright, senior citizen with many years of Admin. Asst. experience. I’m looking for either full-time or part-time clerical work (receptionist, admin. asst.) I DO NOT NEED BENEFITS. Please contact me if there is an opportunity of this sort at Raleigh Michigan Studios. Thanks very much

    Comment by Jean A. Johnson — April 29, 2010 @ 7:54 am

  9. Congrads Linden, job well done. This is very good for not only the city but the state of Michigan. I’m Looking forward to this studio getting into full swing. Contact me 313 974-8518

    Comment by Keith l. Dean — July 27, 2010 @ 2:19 pm

  10. hello to whom this finds the greatest interest! im very interested in the industry of television & filming!! im a salon owner & as well as a great hair stylist! very motivated & willing too assist you all on any of your filming sets!!! please reply, im excited to hear back the company. im sure ill be a great asset to your company!

    Comment by Kavin Collins — July 27, 2010 @ 7:29 pm

  11. I have 20 years experience in writing, directing, producing, and acting in theater. I have also written screenplays and have a strong desire to direct in film. It is very exciting to have Hollywood come to Michigan. I am looking forward to being a part of this great film Renaissance. Fred Jennings

    Comment by Fred Jennings — October 16, 2010 @ 9:08 pm

  12. Please people, you look un-professional posting your resume and your please hire me request. Put your info together and send it to the MI film office or search out local productions in the trades for work. You make the rest of the MI film comunity look very un-professional. Just for your FYI. Good luck in your search for work.

    Keep Screamin’

    David Michael Waszak – Producer/CEO

    Northern Entertainment Group, LLC.
    10907 Magnolia Blvd., Suite 465
    North Hollywood, CA 91505
    818-669-5834 Main Office Number
    586-930-2772 Detroit & Royal Oak Studio
    http://www.youtube.com/nfxdetroitdotcom

    A Divison of Big Metro Studios, LLC.

    Comment by David Michael Waszak - CEO/Producer — November 10, 2010 @ 2:08 am

  13. Eager to get started with you as a backstage person. Over 13yrs experience with local community playhouse. Speciality is props and backstage help.

    Comment by Bob Yazejian — December 27, 2010 @ 8:54 am

  14. I’m looking for work at your new pontiac studio. trying to get in on the ground floor as mataince electrician. currently unemployed and have 20 years in the electrical industry. would like to fill app. if possible. live apx. 1 mile from new studio. thanks

    Comment by ed wojcik — December 28, 2010 @ 12:16 pm

Leave a comment