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.
 
 
Statute
 
 
Contact Information

Michigan Film Office
300 N. Washington Square - 4th Floor
Lansing. Michigan 48913
Phone: (517) 373-3456
 
Members
 
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
 
Skot Welch, Kentwood
Nominee of the Senate Majority Leader
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
 
Dori DePree, Saugatuck
Broad areas of film and motion picture making, production of television programs and commercials, and related industries in Michigan
Term expires 9/30/21

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 9/30/21
 
Eric Kuiper, Grand Rapids
Michigan-based theater owner
Term expires 9/30/21
 
Brian Winn, Okemos
Resident of the state
Term expires 9/30/21