The Film Industry in Iowa on the Monday, May 12 edition of The Iowa Journal
May 9, 2008
(Johnston, Iowa) – (Johnston, Iowa) – Monday’s episode of The Iowa Journal will take a look at what’s changing in the film industry in Iowa. The program airs Monday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. It will be rebroadcast Friday, May 16 at 9:30 p.m. on statewide IPTV-Plus and will also be available online at Iptv.org.
How have last year's tax incentives affected Iowa's film industry? Are we seeing more films being produced in the state? Has the economy been stimulated? In the studio to discuss these issues will be Tom Wheeler, director of the Iowa Film Board and Kent Newman, president of the Iowa Motion Picture Association.
For more information about The Iowa Journal, visit www.iptv.org/iowajournal or call (515) 242-3146.
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For immediate release:
May 9, 2008
For information contact:
Kristen L. Gray
Director of Communications