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Md. film production incentives are vital
Md. film production incentives are vital

There is much debate lately about whether or not tax incentives and credits for film and television production are a good idea ("A bad investment," Dec. 3). Opponents of these incentives can point to their studies and show how the state recoups little of what it invests in these productions. The Maryland Film Office and industry advocates like the Maryland Film Industry Coalition, local crew and businesses can point to other studies that show that the opposite is true. Who is right? After 20 years of making movies in every corner of this country and watching the real economic impact of what these productions bring to town with them, there is no question that the benefits are...