-- The Wayne State University Moving-Media film celebration
announces its third consecutive year in partnership with the Detroit-Windsor
International Film Festival. It is the fifth year for the DWIFF.
The DWIFF is fast becoming one of America’s cutting edge
film festivals. The association with WSU is helping platform some
of the newest and most diverse voices of independent film.
kicks off Wednesday, June 20, with a reception in the Kresge Court
at the Detroit Institute of Arts and keynote speakers will be
Sam Kadi, Elliot Wilhelm, Carrie Jones and Beauty Queen
director, Anna Fleury. Fleury’s new film will be presented
at 8:30 p.m. in the D.I.A. Lecture Hall Auditorium.
will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at
State Hall on the campus of Wayne State University. It will feature
film industry pro’s as Daniel Philips, Wayne McLean, Jeff
Jantz and producer Charles Cirgenski.
will speak on “Live Streaming” and Raymond Rolak will
address his recent film project along with the importance of wardrobe
conservation. Cendrowski is a veteran post-production specialist
in computer, audio and video special effects. Rolak, who participated
in and helped network “Get A Job” last year at the
DWIFF will present a follow up on the journeys of the award winning
comedy. The presentation of “Get A Job” by director
Brian Kohne at last years’ DWIFF was a real showcase and
accomplishment for the DWIFF.
the mission of Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing
and Communication Arts is to carry on the tradition and leadership
of great filmmaking practices. “For the first time in Moving-Media
history, we have decided to offer a high school category,”
said Kelly Gottesman, WSU Moving-Media’s coordinator.
more information, visit: www.movingmediafilmfestival.com
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