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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

Film Reel

’48 Hour Film Project’ Comes to Detroit

Calling all local filmmakers! Are you looking for a way to get your work and name recognized around the world, brush up on your creativity, or simply have a fun and challenging weekend filled with only filmmaking? The 48 Hour Film Project will come to Detroit the weekend of July 19–21 and gives you just that – your chance to shine!

CBS 62–05/24/2013

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Detroit Filmmaker’s ‘An Anthem Of Time’ Showcases City’s Beauty

Elliot Van Orman, a 26-year-old indie filmmaker, hopes his recent video project will help people think about the positive aspects of Detroit.

CBS 62–03/23/2012

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High School Students Debut Short Films

Twenty-six students in Focus: HOPE’s Digital Collective Filmmaking program will debut their short films on Tuesday, June 14, at the Marlene Boll Theatre in the Boll YMCA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011