#MICHIGANCONNECTION: Popularly known as ‘Mini-Me,’ Verne Troyer dead at 49

Originally from Sturgis, Michigan,  Verne Troyer is dead at 49.  Popularly known as “Mini-Me” from the Austin Powers series and for being one of the world’s shortest men, Verne has died. Born with the genetic disorder known as achondroplasia dwarfism, but said growing up on a farm in Michigan he was never treated differently by … More #MICHIGANCONNECTION: Popularly known as ‘Mini-Me,’ Verne Troyer dead at 49

Joel Reisig announces call for Native Americans for ‘Jack London: Son of the Wolf’–seeks authenticity

Joel Reisig has announced a another casting call for his “Jack London: Son of  the Wolf” movie.   Based upon several books and short stories by Jack London, author of “The Son of the Wolf”-a collection of stories of the Klondike-Reisig is striving for authenticity in this element of his movie. Says Reisig,   “I need people … More Joel Reisig announces call for Native Americans for ‘Jack London: Son of the Wolf’–seeks authenticity

Harley Wallen shares poster and BTS photos for next release ‘Agramon’s Gate’

  Harley Wallen and Painted Creek Production’s next release promises to be very scary.  “Agramon‘s Gate” is a  2018 American mystery horror film written and directed by Harley Wallen. With the tag-line, “It knows your deepest, darket fears.’” this movie’s synopsis reads, ” A psychic reader and medium is invited to a party. Something goes very wrong. … More Harley Wallen shares poster and BTS photos for next release ‘Agramon’s Gate’

Short film ‘Four Ninety’ shared online–Please share

What is justice if it adds misery to tragedy? The hardest prison to escape is a hateful heart. Love and foregiveness is stronger than hatred and revenge. Award-winnning short film “Four-Ninety” is currently making the festival rounds and racking up awards. Even so,  EchoShare is sharing this film online–with one request  If you like this … More Short film ‘Four Ninety’ shared online–Please share

Faith-based ‘Wild Faith’ is proving a must-see wherever it goes

(Note: This Review may contain spoilers) Lansing based  CDI (Collective Development Inc.)  “Wild Faith”   is finding fast audience acceptance wherever it may play.  Starting  with a cast and crew premiere at Studio C in Okemos, “Wild Faith” then went to Celebration Cinema in Lansing and GR concurrently, before moving east along the I-96 corridor to … More Faith-based ‘Wild Faith’ is proving a must-see wherever it goes

Harley Wallen to be inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

It’s no secret.  Multi-award winning filmmaker/actor, Harley Wallen is a force to be reckoned with.  Before he sought to establish himself in film, working with such legendary stars as Tom Sizemore, Tara Reid, Laurene Landon and John Savage among many others, Wallen had established himself in the MMA octagon. With a 5th degree black belt … More Harley Wallen to be inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Mark France shares poster and BTS photos from ‘Descend’

Director Mark France has released the latest poster and BTS photos from his production “Descend” as it heads into it’s final stages of editing. A Crooked Limb Studio & Productions and Mark A. France – Sandstorm FX & Productions feature film,  “Descend” written and directed by Mark France, stars Heather Fairbanks  (Andrea Townsend), Troy Randall-Kilpatrick … More Mark France shares poster and BTS photos from ‘Descend’

Kyyba Films hosts meet and greet for Sam Khaleghi’s film “Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge”

Thursday, April 5, 2018,  people gathered at the Orion Center, Lake Orion for a meet and greet with the cast of Sam Logan Khaleghi’s film “Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge.” The Nain Rouge (French for “red dwarf”) also called “Demon of the Strait”, is a legendary creature of the Detroit, Michigan area whose … More Kyyba Films hosts meet and greet for Sam Khaleghi’s film “Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge”

7th Annual Eclipse Awards nominees announced

The nominees for this year’s Eclipse Awards were announced in a live stream on Facebook LIVE and on WKTV, Monday,  April 2nd, 2018.   Announcing the nominees were local personalities Jessie Hollett and Aaron Noble. Each year the Eclipse Awards recognizes Michigan filmmakers in a number of different categories.  These categories include Cinema Trailer, Documentary, and … More 7th Annual Eclipse Awards nominees announced