Behind the scenes of "Victor"

‘Man In The City’ Film Series Will Debut Local Films at Detroit’s YMCA

The Man in the City Film Series gives Detroit filmmakers an outlet to showcase their work. This ongoing event highlights locally-produced films that raise much-needed program dollars for Y Arts of the YMCA.

07/23/2014

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!

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 CW50 had the chance to sit down and chat with him about our great city!

05/29/2014

Not Well

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.

05/23/2014

Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad, co-founder of Michigan-based Exxodus Pictures, poses with host Carol Cain and the "Firebreather" muscle car he designed for his new movie "Jinn". (credit: Tony Chiudioni/CBS 62)

WATCH: Movie Making Gets Spotlight In Michigan

Michigan’s movie making business may be in its infancy, but there are tons of opportunities for jobs and growth, the commissioner of Michigan’s Film Office said during taping of “Michigan Matters” on CBS 62

04/25/2014

legends-of-the-knight

Uplifting Documentary Batman: ‘Legends of the Knight’ Screening In Detroit

Broadcast Thought brings uplifting Batman Documentary to Detroit.

03/24/2014

John Panich Is Dead

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

Colin’s new project, “John Panich Is Dead,” is a short film shot in the style of a music video, and it follows the new song from local artist John Panich, entitled “My Asteroid Wants to Kill Your Planet.”

02/20/2014

Film Roll

CW50’s Guide To Local Film Festivals In 2014

‘Tis the season for film! With all those fancy Hollywood film celebrations happening, we thought we could shine a light on what’s going on in our community… so film fans, rejoice! CW50 is here for you, once again.

02/07/2014

"The Z"

Parking Structure With A Twist – Local Filmmakers To Make Documentary about “The Z”

Lately, “The Z” has captured all the buzz – a massive, ten-story, “Z”-shaped parking structure, retail center, and art gallery which recently opened its doors to the public last week. Personally, I believe the most impressive features of this structure are the paint-covered interior walls, showcasing the work of twenty-seven international artists who worked day and night to make this vision a reality. A team of local filmmakers – including Sean “Seabright” Jackson, Jon Braue, and Joe Talbot – had the opportunity to capture an amazing series of moments.

02/03/2014

Uptown Film Festival

Uptown Film Festival Celebrates Local Filmmakers

CW50 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.

11/08/2013

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