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Many productions have discovered the advantages of coming to Michigan. The production companies have been pleased with the results, and hundreds of residents, vendors and business owners have had positive experiences, also. Here are a few of their stories.

 

CONVICTION

Starring Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell, based on the true story of Betty Anne Waters, a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school in an attempt to overturn her brother's unjust murder conviction. Directed by Tony Goldwyn, the film was released by Fox Searchlight on October 15, 2010. Visit www.foxsearchlight.com/conviction for more information. Filmed in: Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dearborn, Detroit, Dexter, Howell, Jackson, Pinckney, Ypsilanti

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