Behind the scenes with photographer Jim House

Jim House is an onset photographer.  If you follow director/producer Harley Wallen on Facebook,  or have seen our posts regarding Harley’s productions here, you have no doubt seen Jim’s work.  He has been present for Painted Creek Productions last five movies. Artistically documenting everything that happens on set,  he has taken us behind the scenes.  … More Behind the scenes with photographer Jim House

#MICHIGANCONNECTION: Keegan-Michael Key eschews the funny, gets dead serious in ‘The Predator’–watch the trailer

TV’s funny man, Key & Peele’s Keegan Michael Key is dispensing with the funny and gets serious as he co-stars in the upcoming ‘Predator’ film. Today, the official trailer of the “The Predator” movie was dropped featuring its ensemble cast in which Key becomes a member of a group of dead serious alien hunters. In … More #MICHIGANCONNECTION: Keegan-Michael Key eschews the funny, gets dead serious in ‘The Predator’–watch the trailer

Latinx sci-fi series explores what it means to be an American

Perelandra Pictures is crowdfunding their new series “Real American,” a Latinx sci-fi starring Chicago actress Nathalie Galde as a young news producer named Anastasia Atwood. Real American is set in an alternate timeline of our world where aliens came to our planet as refugees and now live among us. They look exactly like us except … More Latinx sci-fi series explores what it means to be an American

Collective Development Inc.’s (CDI) ‘The Christ Slayer’ official theatrical trailer released

A few short years ago film actor, writer, producer DJ Perry had an opportunity to present his unique take on a few little known moments taken from biblical history and mythology. As a screenwriter he’s brought forth many wonderful character studies set in various time periods. His Michigan-based production company Collective Development Inc. has been … More Collective Development Inc.’s (CDI) ‘The Christ Slayer’ official theatrical trailer released

Zec Meirthew cast in ‘Jack London: The Son of the Wolf”

Zec (pronounced Zeke) Meirthew has been cast for a role in Joel Reisig’s upcoming “Jack London: The Son of the Wolf.”   He will be playing the part of the Makwa “The Bear,” a first role for him. A natural for this role, Zec is tall, with long hair, good build and Native American.  But don’t … More Zec Meirthew cast in ‘Jack London: The Son of the Wolf”

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Charlene Jeter to return to competitive filmmaking–announces call for cast and crew

Director Charlene Jeter has announced that she is returning to competitive filmmaking. After what has seemed an indeterminable hiatus, while she worked on completing a couple of feature films,  Charlene has again entered the 48 Hour Film Project Detroit Michigan. https://www.facebook.com/charlene.jeter/photos Filmmakers from all over the Detroit area will compete to see who can make … More Charlene Jeter to return to competitive filmmaking–announces call for cast and crew

Variety picks up news on Harley Wallen’s ‘Abeyance’

According to Variety’s Film News Roundup, which appeared June 22, 2018 Scout Taylor-Compton, Richard Tyson, Billy Wirth, and Mel Novak joined the cast for the sci-fi thriller “Abeyance,” Variety has learned exclusively. Harley Wallen (“Bennett’s Song”) is directing from his own script. The story centers on a troubled military vet, played by Damien Chinappi, who … More Variety picks up news on Harley Wallen’s ‘Abeyance’

Teaser trailer for Joel Reisig’s ‘A Parent’s Worst Nightmare’ now online

700,000 to 900,000 women  and girls are being sex trafficked in the United States today. Now ripped from the headlines is the story of one of them. Director Joel Reisig  tackles this matter in a forthcoming movie unlike any other. Every day young women, aged 13 – 17, are kidnapped, beaten, raped, drugged, and sold … More Teaser trailer for Joel Reisig’s ‘A Parent’s Worst Nightmare’ now online

Harley Wallen talks of trip to Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival

Harley Wallen has just returned home from Vero Beach, Florida.  It was here that he attended the Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival. Running this year from from June 7-10, 2018, the VBWFF benefited the Suncoast Mental Health Center which provides life-changing services to over 1,400 children and families in Vero Beach and the four … More Harley Wallen talks of trip to Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival

#MICHIGANCONNECTION Four-parter ‘Defiant Ones’ docuseries heads into Emmy nomination voting season with considerable momentum

The four part docuseries “The Defiant Ones”  heads into Emmy nomination voting season with considerable momentum. Written and directed by Detroit born Allen Hughes,  “The Defiant Ones” is a HBO docuseries  about music industry impresarios Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The story of two titans who forged independent careers and then became even more successful … More #MICHIGANCONNECTION Four-parter ‘Defiant Ones’ docuseries heads into Emmy nomination voting season with considerable momentum