Michigan Film Office Advisory Council

The responsibilities of the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council include: 

Advise the office, the fund, the governor, and the legislature on how to promote and market this state's locations, crews, facilities, and technical production facilities and other services used by film, television, digital media, and related industries.

 

Encourage community and Michigan film, digital media, and television production industry participation in, and coordination with, state efforts to attract film, digital media, television, and related production to this state.

 

Assist the office and the fund in promoting, encouraging, and facilitating film, digital media, television, and related production in this state.

 

Develop strategies and methods to attract film, digital media, television, and related business to this state.

 

Under direction of the office, provide assistance to film, digital media, television, and related service personnel who use this state as a business location.

 

Sponsor and support official functions for film, digital media, television, and related industries.

 

Assist in the establishment of film, digital media, and television ventures and such related matters as the office considers appropriate.

 

Make inquiries, studies, and investigations, hold hearings, and receive comments from the public. The council may also consult with outside experts in order to perform its duties, including, but not limited to, experts in the private sector, organized labor, government agencies, and at institutions of higher education.

 

Click here to access the Film Office Advisory Council homepage and meeting information

 

Statute

 

MCLA 16.279, Act 380 of 1965

 

Contact Information

 
Michigan Film Office

300 N. Washington Square - 4th Floor

Lansing. Michigan 48913

Phone: (517) 373-3456

Email: MFOAC@michigan.org 

 

Members

 
Vacant
Nominee of the Senate Majority Leader

Term expires 9/30/15
 

Hopwood DePree, Holland

Broad areas of film and motion picture making, production of television programs and commercials, and related industries in Michigan

Term expires 9/30/17


Terry Terry, East Lansing

Broad areas of film and motion picture making, production of television programs and commercials, and related industries in Michigan

Term expires 9/30/17

 

John Loeks, Grand Rapids

Michigan-based theater owner

Term expires 9/30/17

 

Brian Winn, Okemos

Resident of the state

Term expires 9/30/17


Niki Adams, Mason
Broad areas of film and motion picture making, production of television programs and commercials, and related industries in Michigan

Term expires 9/30/18


Bill Ludwig, Birmingham (Chair)
Resident of the State

Term expires 9/30/18


Jennifer Fischer, Bloomfield Hills

Nominee of the Speaker of the House

Term expires 9/30/18

 

Timothy Pietryga, Grand Rapids

Resident of the State

Term expires 9/30/19

 

Michael Mittelstaedt, Traverse City

Broad areas of film and motion picture making, production of television programs and commercials, and related industries in Michigan

Term expires 9/30/19

 

Richard Hert, Ada

Local Film Offices

Term expires 9/30/20

 

Dan Lemieux, Plymouth

Film, television, or related industry union

Term expires 9/30/20

 

Andriy B. Pereklita, Ann Arbor

Film, television, or related industry union

Term expires 9/30/20

 

Joe Voss, Kalamazoo

Broad areas of film and motion picture making, production of television programs and commercials, and related industries in Michigan

Term expires 09/30/20