independent film

Terri Lee-Sylvester
September 04, 2019 - 3:19 pm
The metro Detroit area is a hotbed for people who love independent film with a number of events held annually that support indie filmmakers. The latest event, starting Friday, September 6, 2019 is the Royal Starr Film Festival, an annual offering from the Royal Starr Arts Institute.
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
August 16, 2019 - 3:04 pm
The Emagine Theater in Royal Oak will be hosting the screenings; and there's something for everyone.
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
June 05, 2019 - 8:41 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Michigan may not have its film incentive program any more, but that's not holding back one of the state's native sons. Native Detroiter Josh Becker is a writer, producer and director, with an extensive list of credits that include the long-running TV series Xena: Warrior Princess,...
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
May 24, 2019 - 2:29 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - It's the stuff dreams are made of: a student at the University of Michigan writes a scene for a class project and after turning it into a short film, she finds herself at none other than the creme de la creme of film festivals: Cannes! "This is just such an exciting experience,"...
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
December 28, 2018 - 7:30 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Plans are in motion for the 2019 I See You Awards®, a celebration of independent film. The I See You Awards®, now in their third year, were created by WWJ's film critic Terri Lee. The awards are designed to recognize and reward the accomplishments of low-budget independent...
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
November 22, 2018 - 7:46 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Just like a variety of other highly-sought-after careers, it's not easy to carve out a successful career in Hollywood. But, thanks in part to his persistence, and talent of course, a native metro Detroiter has found a way, giving him plenty of reasons to be thankful this...
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
August 03, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Detroit (WWJ) - In less than three weeks, a little bit of Hollywood will take place in Metro Detroit with the 2nd Annual "I See You Awards." This year's awards program runs from August 23-26, 2018 at the Emagine Theater in Royal Oak, Michigan. For more, listen to the founder of the awards, WWJ's...
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