Reel Life

“The Preacher’s Daughter”—Confessions of a Real Preacher’s Kid

“The Preacher’s Daughter”—Confessions of a Real Preacher’s Kid

The law catches up to Andrea Bowen as the prodigal preacher’s daughter. In 2012, writer-director-producer Michelle Mower’s first feature, The Preacher’s Daughter, premiered on the Lifetime Network and opened film industry doors for her.  Mower’s inspiring “Reel Life” story appeared as the cover feature in Indie Slate issue 63. —Editor By Michelle Mower There’s a (…) Read More

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Wake the Witch

Wake the Witch

By Dorothy Booraem In the early spring of 2008 our Nebraska-based production group, Unfiltered Entertainment, Inc. (UE), was finally up and formally running. Made up of Chad Haufschild, Andrew Johnson and yours truly, UE was created to give our dreams of filmmaking a concrete footing, and we were chomping at the bit to make our (…) Read More

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‘Finishing’ School for Manhater

‘Finishing’ School for Manhater

By Philip R. Calderone Manhater is not a typical first project. Most people begin with shorts but I decided to jump into the deep end with a feature. My writing and production education has been gathered in bits and pieces over fifteen years from books, seminars, and UCLA Extension evening classes. Manhater was on-the-job training (…) Read More

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Sophmore Blues

Sophmore Blues

Damian Lahey is among that small segment of indies who experience success with their first feature. Lahey wrote, produced and starred in Cocaine Angel, a gritty based-in-truth story about the dark and desperate world of drug addiction. The movie screened at ten festivals in Europe and North America, took several honors, and received strong audience (…) Read More

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