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48 Hour Film Project

’48 Hour Film Project’ Returns To Detroit This Weekend!

The 48 Hour Film Project will return to Detroit this weekend, July 18 through the 21, and right now, teams are gearing up to compete against each other in the 48-hour race against the clock!

CBS 62–07/18/2014

Chris Chynoweth

DETROIT PROUD: Chris Chynoweth

Meet Chris Chynoweth – video editor and director for Beast – one of the country’s top editorial facilities for commercials, music videos, and web virals. He’s one of the most sought-after music video editors in the Metro Detroit area, and CBS 62 had the chance to sit down and chat with him about our great city!

CBS 62–05/29/2014

Still of "Not Well," starring Detroit native Erin Cummings

Local Musician/Author Josh Malerman Teams Up With Ambitious Filmmakers on New Horror Project

“What goes on inside the haunted house BEFORE the family moves in?” That’s the tagline for the new film, written by local musician and author Josh Malerman. The film is set to shoot this summer in Detroit, with a team of local filmmakers.

CBS 62–05/23/2014

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Local Filmmaker Colin Duerr Releases New Short Film, “John Panich Is Dead”

Not only does the film center on Detroit local artist John Panich, but the film will also feature Joe Average from Of Mice And Musicians and Jimmy Doom of Almighty Lumberjacks Of Death. Plus, keep your eyes (and ears) peeled for choreographed dances from Tunde Olaniran and guitar from Dave Taylor of The Amino Acids. It’s a project that is filled to the brim with local Detroit talent.

CBS 62–02/19/2014

Uptown Film Festival

Uptown Film Festival Celebrates Local Filmmakers

CBS 62 had the chance to catch up with Jessica Golden – she’s the producer on the film Los Wild Ones – to hear about the festival, the multi-award winner and nominated documentary film, and why Detroit is important to her. Los Wild Ones premiered earlier this year at the 2013 Documentary Competition at South by Southwest. The film makes its premiere in Detroit with the Uptown Film Festival.

CBS 62–11/08/2013

The Adventures of Prince Achmed is just one of the films to be featured at the Watch Me Move exhibit.

DIA To Host Animation Exhibit

The “Watch Me Move exhibit and film series takes visitors back to the early days of moving pictures in a glimpse into how the” industry began.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

48 Hour Film Project

48 Hour Film Project Expands: Calling All Local Filmmakers!

Local filmmakers! The 48 Hour Film Project is calling your name again! This time around, it’s a special themed competition and guess who’s on the guest list? Detroit!

CBS 62–09/18/2013

Colin Duerr

Local Filmmaker Releases Documentary on ‘Dreadlock Mike’

Quietly working on a documentary about the homeless people in Detroit, Colin had filmed and interviewed Dreadlock Mike a few years ago, and with the news of his death, he felt compelled to finish it. Colin edited it into a short-profiling documentary about Dreadlock Mike, telling the story and message of Michael Alston for the way he should be remembered.

CBS 62–08/12/2013

48 Hour Film Project – Detroit: Wrap-Up

So, the 48 Hour Film Project – Detroit has ended and teams walked away with an incredibly intense, entrancing weekend filled with film making, friendship, pitfalls and accomplishments…some even walked away with an award! This year, […]

CBS 62–08/07/2013

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Local Detroit Film Producer Shares His Advice for 48 Hour Film Project Competitors

The 48 Hour Film Project is here in Detroit this weekend, and with the competition only a few days away, we sat down with an experienced professional in weekend film challenges. Shane Sevo is a local Detroit film producer and he truly loves the weekend film challenge format. He’s competed for 10 consecutive years in the National Weekend Film Challenge, which has a very similar set of rules to the 48 Hour Film Project, and has won multiple awards over the years.

CBS 62–07/17/2013

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