Smoky Pictures Film Partners LLC is seeking $1.5 million to complete the full production of the film A COMPUTER SIMULATION OF GOD in 2013-14.
Set against the backdrop of the world of mainframe computer research as it existed in the 60s, the film tells the story of a genius teen who creates a computer simulation of God to get some answers to his father’s life-threatening illness.
The story deftly combines elements of fact, nostalgia and science fiction to explore timeless issues in an entertaining and dramatic way.
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o First monies in repay investors to 120% of their investment.
o Name actors
o Investors can deduct 100% of production costs year one.
o 9% deduction on income from domestic production activities.
o Ohio tax credits totaling 25-35% of production costs.
o New York tax credits totaling 30-35% of post-production costs.