COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) -
Ohio’s film industry announced its receiving another major production in February of 2013, bringing thousands of job opportunities with it.
Disney’s Marvel Studios was awarded a $9.5 million Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit for two project locations related to the new film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The movie will be shot in northeast and southern Ohio.
“First the Avengers, now Captain America—Hollywood is seeing the benefits of filming in Ohio,” said Christiane Schmenk, Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. “This is another example of the positive impact that the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit is having on our film industry and our state’s job-creation picture overall.”
Production in Ohio is expected to begin in February 2013, with the film scheduled for a Spring 2014 release. An estimated $35 million is expected to be spent in Ohio on the production over approximately 150 days for prep, shooting, and post production work. Approximately 40 % of the movie will be shot in the Ohio, creating an estimated 2,778 Ohio job opportunities.