State tax credits lure movies -- and money

State tax credits lure movies -- and money

January 2 – Anchorage Daily News
By Deborah Schildt

This fall, I put 672 Alaskans to work in jobs they'll talk about for the rest of their lives.

I did the casting for "The Frozen Ground," the second major motion picture filmed in Alaska since the state Legislature passed the film incentive program in 2008.

While most of the Alaskans I cast worked as background talent, 32 had speaking roles, earning some their Screen Actors Guild cards.

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