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How Do You Convince Film Producers to Shoot in Houston?

When film producers decide to shoot a movie in a certain location, it can be a boon for that area’s economy. The production team needs crew members, hotels, food, office equipment — you name it. So how do you convince movie makers to shoot their films in Greater Houston? We discuss efforts to attract film […]

When film producers decide to shoot a movie in a certain location, it can be a boon for that area’s economy. The production team needs crew members, hotels, food, office equipment — you name it. So how do you convince movie makers to shoot their films in Greater Houston?

We discuss efforts to attract film productions to Houston with Rick Ferguson, Vice President and Executive Director of the Houston Film Commission.

More: Two recent films shot in Houston:

Linklater: Making ‘Boyhood’ Over a 12-Year Span Was a Leap of Faith (Houston Matters – July 18, 2014)

Houston Plays Setting and Character for New Film (Houston Matters – Sept. 5, 2013)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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