Here’s my official statement regarding the new budget proposal (and this marks my first songwriting experience, so I hope you find it amusing, if not a little endearing??? But maybe that’s too much to ask.):
There is going to be a town hall meeting at Maxsar Studios Thursday night, if you can attend and show support for the incentives.
UPDATE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2010 **The event has moved to this new location:
Here’s some more info from the Facebook event page:
As devoted members of Michigan’s film industry, Mitch Albom and Kenneth Droz Consulting invite you to
A MICHIGAN FILM INDUSTRY TOWN MEETING
An organizational and informational event to most effectively communicate to Michigan’s legislators, governor, and voting public why the film incentive program (among other issues), should be preserved.
WHEN: Thursday, February 24, 7:30pm
WHERE: Maxsar Studios
38099 Schoolcraft Rd. (east of I-275, on south side of I-96 freeway)
Livonia, MI 48150
Mitch Albom, Free Press Columnist
Mike Binder, filmmaker and Michigan native
Andy Meisner, Oakland County Treasurer, and former State Rep.
Philippe Martinez, Maxsar Studios CEO
Emery King and Jim Burnstein, Chair and Vice-Chair, MFO Advisory Council
Ken Droz, Consultant and former MFO Communications Mgr.
Others to be announced.
Provided will be various evidence and informational points, legislators’ names and contact info, and strategic methods on conveying the most effective message possible, for legislative officials and districts statewide.
Hosted by Mitch Albom, Kenneth Droz Consulting and Maxsar Digital Studios
Open to the press and general public.