Posts Tagged Film and Movies

Virginia offers millions of dollars each year in film incentives, but is that investment worth it?

A still from the show ‘Dopesick’, which partially filmed in Virginia. (Credit: Gene Page / Hulu)

The state spends more than $10 million a year to attract television shows and motion pictures to Virginia. Is it worth it? Michael Pope reports.

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Richmond Hosts Native American Film Fest “Pocahontas Reframed”


Richmond celebrates native American films with its first annual Pocahontas Reframed Festival. (Credit: Indian Country Media Network) 

Earlier this month, Virginia hosted a Native American film festival called Pocahontas Reframed. Sandy Hausman reports on the movies, the filmmakers and why organizers thought Richmond the perfect place for such an event.

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Movie Making In Virginia May Not Be A Great Investment


A clap board is readied during the filming of an American Heroes Channel three-part series about the Revolutionary War in Powhatan County, Va., in 2014. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)

Virginia taxpayers have spent almost $50 million luring film producers to the state. Movie crews get tax breaks and grants, but new data is casting doubt on whether the investment is worth it. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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