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Be a Teen Director: Scripting a Documentary from Outline to Online

by (grpl)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under

You've got the idea. You may even have the footage. What's next? Learn how to take your documentary to the next level by narrowing down your ideas and organizing your shots. Bring your ideas for stories. Registration is required at grpl.org/...

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Be a Teen Director: Documentary Filmmaking

by (grpl)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under

Documentary films can help connect people, answer questions, paint bigger pictures and shine light on greater truths. It has never been easier to look at the world through a camera lens. This class will help you do it! Teens are encourged to bring...

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Grand Rapids Film Festival judge looks for films with unique stories

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 04-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This story is part of a series focusing on the Grand Rapids film scene and the Grand Rapids Film Festival. To read the rest of the series, click here. Daniel Dobson has a rich and diverse portfolio: he has done two combat tours in Iraq with the U.S...

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Local film sells out for premiere showing at Wealthy Theatre

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 11-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids-based videographer Alyson Caillaud-Jones first got the idea for "Cactus" when she received a 50mm lens for her birthday. “The camera has the ability to render a specific element (or object) in a shot clearly while the...

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Requiem for a dream?

by (dhavens)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under NEWS

It’s no secret that Michigan is in a financial mess. Rumors have been flying this summer about proposed cuts or caps for the Michigan film incentives. The Michigan Information Research Service (MIRS), the oldest legislative reporting service in...

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