WJTV News Channel 12 - Director Says He Wants To Grow Miss. Film Industry
WEB SEARCH BY
Mississippi's Most Wanted
Faith In Focus
JAN Flight Info
Storm Alert 12
Max 12 Radar
Live Eye Cams
School Of The Day
Southern Rallies Past Alcorn St. 67-54
The Sports Zone
Mississippi Lottery Results
Spay & Neuter Programs
Tell Me More
MS Camp Guide
Place An Ad
Media General and DISH Reach Retransmission Consent Agreement
Advertise With Us
Director Says He Wants To Grow Miss. Film Industry
Monday, September 2, 2013 10:14 AM EST
Monday, September 30, 2013 10:14 AM EST
Director Tate Taylor says he wants to make his native Mississippi a place where people can build careers with steady work in the movie business.
He filmed "The Help" in the state in 2010. And he announced Aug. 26 that he'll make a feature film about singer James Brown, with plans to shoot "every frame" in Mississippi.
Work is set for November and December in and around Natchez and for January and February in and around Jackson.
Taylor says studios will shoot movies where it makes the most economic sense, and he believes Mississippi's film incentives will help the state attract more projects.
Lawmakers updated the incentives earlier this year, with rebates of up to $10 million per project for nationally distributed feature films, documentaries and TV shows.
1820 TV Road
Jackson, MS 39204
Can't find something?
FCC Public File
Advertising Terms and Conditions and Credit Policy
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A
Media General Company