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Film incentives, all or part, could end up in the cutting room

By JACK WEATHERLY  Mississippi’s governmental leaders have suggested that the state’s film industry might not need so much help from taxpayers, maybe none at all. It has been reported that Gov. Phil Bryant has proposed scrapping the whole program. House and Senate leaders seem to echo that. Yet what Bryant said in his Executive Budget Recommendation issued on Nov. 15 ...

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State film office won’t address movie industry reaction to anti-gay law

By TED CARTER The state agency that recruits movie and television production to Mississippi said Thursday no films or shows in production have pulled out of the state in protest of a new religion-focused law that opponents say legalizes discrimination. But beyond that, neither the Film Office nor the Mississippi Development Authority that oversees the office has anything to say. ...

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Mississippi Film Studios signs contract with New Orleans company

CANTON — New Orleans-based Hollywood Trucks has signed an exclusive five-year deal to provide production vehicles at Mississippi’s largest studio facility, Mississippi Film Studios (MFS). Terms were not disclosed. “The Hollywood Trucks team is excited to partner with one of the newest members of the growing ‘Hollywood South’ family,” said Andre Champagne, CEO of Hollywood Trucks. “Our expansion into Mississippi ...

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Top 40: Rick Moore

The creative architect of Ridgeland film production and advertising agency Mad Genius says the inspiration for his life comes from none other than the late Walt Disney. “His ability to dream, and get other people to dream with him, has always inspired me,” said Rick Moore. “I say that with all sincerity – Walt Disney was one of my dad’s ...

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