Statement from the MPAA on Governor Rauner’s decision to restart the film tax credit program in Illinois

November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015

Statement from the MPAA on Governor Rauner’s Decision to Restart the Film Tax Credit Program in Illinois

Washington, D.C. – The following is a statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the recent announcement that Governor Rauner is restarting the film tax credit program in Illinois:

“By recharging the film tax credit program, Governor Rauner is opening the door to new and exciting productions, which means scores of jobs and investment in Illinois businesses that supply goods and services to motion picture and television projects. On behalf of our member companies, we thank Governor Rauner for his leadership, and look forward to continuing to work together to ensure that Illinois’ long legacy of hosting film and TV productions grows even stronger.”


About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

For more information, contact:

MPAA Washington, DC
Sam Newton
(202) 293-1966