Filmmaker pleads not guilty; shows budget inflexibility

November 16th, 2011 by Joe Kristan

The producer of the recent “Children of the Corn” remake pleaded not guilty in Polk County District Court to charges of theft and fraudulent practice. The charges arise out of defendant Donald Borcher’s participation in the Iowa Film Tax Credit program, which collapsed two years ago in scandal following revelations that Mr. Borchers and another filmmaker each purchased a luxury vehicle with help from Iowa taxpayers.
Mr. Borchers stoutly asserts his innocence, reports Rod Boshart at

Donald Borchers, 55, a Beverly Hills producer/director who represented himself at Tuesday


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