Have you observed a movie in the making? For the big Hollywood films, it’s quite a production. Imagine moving a small town’s amount of people to a new location for a couple months. They need food, housing, occasional entertainment. In other words, if your town can land a movie production, it’s quite the economic boon.
And as of the next interim session, North Dakota’s legislature will be taking a look to see if there’s a way the state can help attract the industry or just make it more friendly to filmmakers through incentives. Jack Dura has the full story with the Bismarck Tribune.