03/11/2012 09:05 am ET

Film Industry Experts Say Expanding State Incentives Is 'Right Thing To Do'

The mood was optimistic Saturday morning as a panel of film industry experts discussed the status of the Michigan film industry, held as part of the second annual Uptown Film Festival at the Palladium 12.

Made of up industry experts from Hollywood to Lansing, the panel discussed the state's new incentive for filmmakers, why it works, how it can improve and why the rumor that Hollywood has turned its back on Michigan is wrong.

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