#CreativeMich Vol. 2 N. 69 (01/31/2017) Made-in-Michigan film festival returns; Initiative aims at attracting, retaining creative talent; and more

Creative Industry News
Detroit native Lily Tomlin honored by fellow actors with lifetime achievement award – MLive – 01/30/2017
Independent Showcase to bring indie artists to Ferris State University for Thursday concerts – Local Spins – 01/30/2017
James Earl Jones, Margo Martindale lead cast of U-Michigan event – Detroit Free Press – 01/30/2017
Students Showcase What ‘Bio Diversity Is’ at 2017 Thunder Bay International Film Festival – WKBK 11 – 01/29/2017
Made-in-Michigan Film Festival to return – Valley Vanguard – 01/29/2017
Snow sculpture winners from Zehnder’s Snowfest announced – MLive – 01/29/2017
Sundance festival comes to Ann Arbor with ‘Wilson’ screening – Detroit Free Press – 01/28/2017
SAG Life honoree Lily Tomlin: ‘I have had a good ride’ – The Detroit News – 01/27/2017
Start Garden restructures leadership to focus on ‘inclusion of all entrepreneurs’ – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 01/27/2017
DIA begins screening home movies collected for ‘Detroit ’67’ project – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
Get ready for Detroit-made horror movie ‘Eloise’ – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
Filmmaker Aviva Kempner: Here’s How You Can Tell You’re a Proud, Longtime Detroit Jew – Deadline Detroit – 01/27/2017
Chiaroscuro International Film Series at UICA – WOOD TV – 01/27/2017
Huron High and EMU alumnus starring in ‘Men are from Mars’ in Detroit – MLive – 01/27/2017
‘Detroit Steel’ debuts on History with inside look at custom car shop – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
LaughFest calls for volunteers – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 01/27/2017
‘Detroit Steel’ more than car refurb show – The Detroit News – 01/26/2017
Free film series brings a world of classics to Detroit venue – Detroit Free Press – 01/26/2017
Happy birthday, Michigan! Let’s celebrate with fun facts – WZZM 13 – ABC – 01/26/2017
First-ever Perrin Brewing Ice Jam festival will feature performances by five W. Michigan bands – Cheboygan News – 01/26/2017
Tom Fletcher Brings Expansive Cinema and Broadcast Lens Expertise to FUJIFILM – Broadcasting Cable – 01/26/2017
Deaf Michigan man to sign National Anthem Super Bowl alongside Luke Bryan – MLive – 01/26/2017
Kresge names Patricia Terry-Ross 2017 Eminent Artist – The Detroit News – 01/26/2017
New initiative aims at attracting, retaining Michigan’s diverse creative talent – Michigan Economic Development Corporation – 01/25/2017
Alumnus starts ‘musical supergroup’ to raise funds for charities – The State News – 01/25/2017
Big Sean raises $100,000 for Flint children – The Detroit News – 01/25/2017
Lansing toddler goes viral for ‘Jolene’ performance – Detroit Free Press – 01/25/2017
Ai Weiwei tells story of social change through Meijer Gardens exhibit – MLive – 01/25/2017
Olivia Millerschin is young, focused and grounded – Detroit Free Press – 01/25/2017
LaughFest adds 12 events before single ticket sales – WZZM 13 – 01/25/2017
A Club Performance From 1960s Detroit Holds One Key To Motown’s Success – NPR – 01/24/2017
Federal Budget Update: concerning Arts, Culture, and Creativity – Creative Many Michigan – 01/24/2017
Food Network star Alton Brown’s favorite coffee shops are in Michigan – MLive – 01/24/2017
Social media tapped for insights into economics, political communication, parenting – U of M News – 01/24/2017
FHS graduate comes back home for Opera House performance – C & G News – 01/23/2017
WMCAT drives social change through education, enterprise – Mi Biz – 01/22/2017
Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Untitled Detroit Project’ to Be First Film Released Through Annapurna’s New Marketing/Distribution Operation – The Hollywood Reporter – 01/20/2017
MSU professor consults on latest Martin Scorsese film, "Silence" – The State News – 01/18/2017
U-M faculty members follow passions to multiple Grammy nominations – MLive – 01/09/2017
Upcoming Events
Feb 3 Orchard Lake Film Festival – West Bloomfield High School
Feb 3 – 5 Made-in-Michigan Film Festival – Frankenmuth
Feb 9 – 12 Central Michigan International Film Festival – Mout Pleasant
Feb 10 WYCE Jammie Awards @ The IntersectionGrand Rapids
Feb 15 Detroit Chamber Digital Marketing Boot Camp Detroit
Feb 16 – 19 Central Michigan International Film Festival – Mout Pleasant
Feb 18 Keys To Working As An Indie Filmmaker – Detroit
Feb 25 Detroit Movie Magic Tour – Detroit History Tours
March 4 14th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival– Kalamazoo
March 9-19 LaughFest Grand Rapids
March 12 Women’s Film Festival– Oakland University
March 24 Music Takes Action – Ferris State Unviersity, Big Rapids
March 29 Jay and Silent Bob Get Old presented by The Freep Film Festival – The Fillmore Detroit
March 30 – Apr 2 The Freep Film Festival – Detroit
April 7 – 9 color-forwardtofriend-48.png
<a href="mailto:creativemich
Submission Deadlines
March 1 Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival
March 27 The Eclipse Awards
"Do you have a news article? Would you like your short film featured in a future bulletin? Want to be added to our distribution list? Drop us a message on ourFacebook page.

That’s A Wrap! Don’t forget to use the hashtag and join the conversation #CreativeMich

Creative Industry News
Detroit native Lily Tomlin honored by fellow actors with lifetime achievement award – MLive – 01/30/2017
Independent Showcase to bring indie artists to Ferris State University for Thursday concerts – Local Spins – 01/30/2017
James Earl Jones, Margo Martindale lead cast of U-Michigan event – Detroit Free Press – 01/30/2017
Students Showcase What ‘Bio Diversity Is’ at 2017 Thunder Bay International Film Festival – WKBK 11 – 01/29/2017
Made-in-Michigan Film Festival to return – Valley Vanguard – 01/29/2017
Snow sculpture winners from Zehnder’s Snowfest announced – MLive – 01/29/2017
Sundance festival comes to Ann Arbor with ‘Wilson’ screening – Detroit Free Press – 01/28/2017
SAG Life honoree Lily Tomlin: ‘I have had a good ride’ – The Detroit News – 01/27/2017
Start Garden restructures leadership to focus on ‘inclusion of all entrepreneurs’ – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 01/27/2017
DIA begins screening home movies collected for ‘Detroit ’67’ project – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
Get ready for Detroit-made horror movie ‘Eloise’ – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
Filmmaker Aviva Kempner: Here’s How You Can Tell You’re a Proud, Longtime Detroit Jew – Deadline Detroit – 01/27/2017
Chiaroscuro International Film Series at UICA – WOOD TV – 01/27/2017
Huron High and EMU alumnus starring in ‘Men are from Mars’ in Detroit – MLive – 01/27/2017
‘Detroit Steel’ debuts on History with inside look at custom car shop – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
LaughFest calls for volunteers – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 01/27/2017
‘Detroit Steel’ more than car refurb show – The Detroit News – 01/26/2017
Free film series brings a world of classics to Detroit venue – Detroit Free Press – 01/26/2017
Happy birthday, Michigan! Let’s celebrate with fun facts – WZZM 13 – ABC – 01/26/2017
First-ever Perrin Brewing Ice Jam festival will feature performances by five W. Michigan bands – Cheboygan News – 01/26/2017
Tom Fletcher Brings Expansive Cinema and Broadcast Lens Expertise to FUJIFILM – Broadcasting Cable – 01/26/2017
Deaf Michigan man to sign National Anthem Super Bowl alongside Luke Bryan – MLive – 01/26/2017
Kresge names Patricia Terry-Ross 2017 Eminent Artist – The Detroit News – 01/26/2017
New initiative aims at attracting, retaining Michigan’s diverse creative talent – Michigan Economic Development Corporation – 01/25/2017
Alumnus starts ‘musical supergroup’ to raise funds for charities – The State News – 01/25/2017
Big Sean raises $100,000 for Flint children – The Detroit News – 01/25/2017
Lansing toddler goes viral for ‘Jolene’ performance – Detroit Free Press – 01/25/2017
Ai Weiwei tells story of social change through Meijer Gardens exhibit – MLive – 01/25/2017
Olivia Millerschin is young, focused and grounded – Detroit Free Press – 01/25/2017
LaughFest adds 12 events before single ticket sales – WZZM 13 – 01/25/2017
A Club Performance From 1960s Detroit Holds One Key To Motown’s Success – NPR – 01/24/2017
Federal Budget Update: concerning Arts, Culture, and Creativity – Creative Many Michigan – 01/24/2017
Food Network star Alton Brown’s favorite coffee shops are in Michigan – MLive – 01/24/2017
Social media tapped for insights into economics, political communication, parenting – U of M News – 01/24/2017
FHS graduate comes back home for Opera House performance – C & G News – 01/23/2017
WMCAT drives social change through education, enterprise – Mi Biz – 01/22/2017
Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Untitled Detroit Project’ to Be First Film Released Through Annapurna’s New Marketing/Distribution Operation – The Hollywood Reporter – 01/20/2017
MSU professor consults on latest Martin Scorsese film, "Silence" – The State News – 01/18/2017
U-M faculty members follow passions to multiple Grammy nominations – MLive – 01/09/2017
Upcoming Events
Feb 3 Orchard Lake Film Festival – West Bloomfield High School
Feb 3 – 5 Made-in-Michigan Film Festival – Frankenmuth
Feb 9 – 12 Central Michigan International Film Festival – Mout Pleasant
Feb 10 WYCE Jammie Awards @ The IntersectionGrand Rapids
Feb 15 Detroit Chamber Digital Marketing Boot Camp Detroit
Feb 16 – 19 Central Michigan International Film Festival – Mout Pleasant
Feb 18 Keys To Working As An Indie Filmmaker – Detroit
Feb 25 Detroit Movie Magic Tour – Detroit History Tours
March 4 14th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival– Kalamazoo
March 9-19 LaughFest Grand Rapids
March 12 Women’s Film Festival– Oakland University
March 24 Music Takes Action – Ferris State Unviersity, Big Rapids
March 29 Jay and Silent Bob Get Old presented by The Freep Film Festival – The Fillmore Detroit
March 30 – Apr 2 The Freep Film Festival – Detroit
April 7 – 9 color-forwardtofriend-48.png
<a href="mailto:creativemich
Submission Deadlines
March 1 Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival
March 27 The Eclipse Awards
"Do you have a news article? Would you like your short film featured in a future bulletin? Want to be added to our distribution list? Drop us a message on ourFacebook page.

That’s A Wrap! Don’t forget to use the hashtag and join the conversation #CreativeMich

Creative Industry News
Detroit native Lily Tomlin honored by fellow actors with lifetime achievement award – MLive – 01/30/2017
Independent Showcase to bring indie artists to Ferris State University for Thursday concerts – Local Spins – 01/30/2017
James Earl Jones, Margo Martindale lead cast of U-Michigan event – Detroit Free Press – 01/30/2017
Students Showcase What ‘Bio Diversity Is’ at 2017 Thunder Bay International Film Festival – WKBK 11 – 01/29/2017
Made-in-Michigan Film Festival to return – Valley Vanguard – 01/29/2017
Snow sculpture winners from Zehnder’s Snowfest announced – MLive – 01/29/2017
Sundance festival comes to Ann Arbor with ‘Wilson’ screening – Detroit Free Press – 01/28/2017
SAG Life honoree Lily Tomlin: ‘I have had a good ride’ – The Detroit News – 01/27/2017
Start Garden restructures leadership to focus on ‘inclusion of all entrepreneurs’ – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 01/27/2017
DIA begins screening home movies collected for ‘Detroit ’67’ project – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
Get ready for Detroit-made horror movie ‘Eloise’ – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
Filmmaker Aviva Kempner: Here’s How You Can Tell You’re a Proud, Longtime Detroit Jew – Deadline Detroit – 01/27/2017
Chiaroscuro International Film Series at UICA – WOOD TV – 01/27/2017
Huron High and EMU alumnus starring in ‘Men are from Mars’ in Detroit – MLive – 01/27/2017
‘Detroit Steel’ debuts on History with inside look at custom car shop – Detroit Free Press – 01/27/2017
LaughFest calls for volunteers – Grand Rapids Business Journal – 01/27/2017
‘Detroit Steel’ more than car refurb show – The Detroit News – 01/26/2017
Free film series brings a world of classics to Detroit venue – Detroit Free Press – 01/26/2017
Happy birthday, Michigan! Let’s celebrate with fun facts – WZZM 13 – ABC – 01/26/2017
First-ever Perrin Brewing Ice Jam festival will feature performances by five W. Michigan bands – Cheboygan News – 01/26/2017
Tom Fletcher Brings Expansive Cinema and Broadcast Lens Expertise to FUJIFILM – Broadcasting Cable – 01/26/2017
Deaf Michigan man to sign National Anthem Super Bowl alongside Luke Bryan – MLive – 01/26/2017
Kresge names Patricia Terry-Ross 2017 Eminent Artist – The Detroit News – 01/26/2017
New initiative aims at attracting, retaining Michigan’s diverse creative talent – Michigan Economic Development Corporation – 01/25/2017
Alumnus starts ‘musical supergroup’ to raise funds for charities – The State News – 01/25/2017
Big Sean raises $100,000 for Flint children – The Detroit News – 01/25/2017
Lansing toddler goes viral for ‘Jolene’ performance – Detroit Free Press – 01/25/2017
Ai Weiwei tells story of social change through Meijer Gardens exhibit – MLive – 01/25/2017
Olivia Millerschin is young, focused and grounded – Detroit Free Press – 01/25/2017
LaughFest adds 12 events before single ticket sales – WZZM 13 – 01/25/2017
A Club Performance From 1960s Detroit Holds One Key To Motown’s Success – NPR – 01/24/2017
Federal Budget Update: concerning Arts, Culture, and Creativity – Creative Many Michigan – 01/24/2017
Food Network star Alton Brown’s favorite coffee shops are in Michigan – MLive – 01/24/2017
Social media tapped for insights into economics, political communication, parenting – U of M News – 01/24/2017
FHS graduate comes back home for Opera House performance – C & G News – 01/23/2017
WMCAT drives social change through education, enterprise – Mi Biz – 01/22/2017
Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Untitled Detroit Project’ to Be First Film Released Through Annapurna’s New Marketing/Distribution Operation – The Hollywood Reporter – 01/20/2017
MSU professor consults on latest Martin Scorsese film, "Silence" – The State News – 01/18/2017
U-M faculty members follow passions to multiple Grammy nominations – MLive – 01/09/2017
Upcoming Events
Feb 3 Orchard Lake Film Festival – West Bloomfield High School
Feb 3 – 5 Made-in-Michigan Film Festival – Frankenmuth
Feb 9 – 12 Central Michigan International Film Festival – Mout Pleasant
Feb 10 WYCE Jammie Awards @ The IntersectionGrand Rapids
Feb 15 Detroit Chamber Digital Marketing Boot Camp Detroit
Feb 16 – 19 Central Michigan International Film Festival – Mout Pleasant
Feb 18 Keys To Working As An Indie Filmmaker – Detroit
Feb 25 Detroit Movie Magic Tour – Detroit History Tours
March 4 14th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival– Kalamazoo
March 9-19 LaughFest Grand Rapids
March 12 Women’s Film Festival– Oakland University
March 24 Music Takes Action – Ferris State Unviersity, Big Rapids
March 29 Jay and Silent Bob Get Old presented by The Freep Film Festival – The Fillmore Detroit
March 30 – Apr 2 The Freep Film Festival – Detroit
April 7 – 9 color-forwardtofriend-48.png
<a href="mailto:creativemich
Submission Deadlines
March 1 Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival
March 27 The Eclipse Awards
"Do you have a news article? Would you like your short film featured in a future bulletin? Want to be added to our distribution list? Drop us a message on ourFacebook page.

That’s A Wrap! Don’t forget to use the hashtag and join the conversation #CreativeMich

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