Movie-makers assemble fund for Michigan films – Genre Film Partners

Movie-makers get together to form a fun to finance low-cost movies and Genre Film Partners, from Southfield, is in the middle of it.


A cadre of veteran Hollywood producers is assembling a multimillion dollar fund to finance low-cost movies qualified to take advantage of Michigan’s lucrative film incentives.

Genre Film Partners, which has offices in Los Angeles and Southfield, intends to finance or produce seven to 10 movies budgeted between $2.5 million and $10 million over the next fear years, said Julie Richardson, a producer of the 2004 Tom Cruise thriller “Collateral” and the ABC comedy series “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office.”

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