March 4, 2019

Indiana Among States Without Financial Incentives For Filmmakers


Indianapolis Film Commissioner Teresa Sabatine int he WFYI studio. - Taylor Bennett/WFYI

Indianapolis Film Commissioner Teresa Sabatine int he WFYI studio.

Taylor Bennett/WFYI

Efforts are underway to persuade production companies to shoot more movies in the state. But Indiana is one of several states that do not offer financial incentives to filmmakers. And some say the state is losing out on a lot of money. 

WFYI’s Taylor Bennett spoke to Indianapolis Film Commissioner Teresa Sabatine about a hope that lawmakers will put incentives in the budget.

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