Wednesday, August 08, 2012

2012 Official Selections for 4th Annual Blue Water Film Festival

Michigan-based film festival announces filmmaker finalists in monetary prize award competition.

Port Huron, Mich., August 8, 2012 - The Blue Water Film Festival (BWFF) has announced the Official Selections of their 2012 festival.

Independent films are submitted to the festival each year from all over the State of Michigan and the Province of Ontario.

The Blue Water Film Festival features short, feature, documentary and animated films and is designed to give Blue Water Area residents the opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow in Port Huron today.

2012 Official Selections of the Blue Water Film Festival

(In Alphabetical Order)

  • Acheron - Kris Sundberg (Williamsburg)
  • Amendment - Tom Nahas (Macomb)
  • Bare - Katherine Nofs (Portage)
  • Beauty Queen - Jacqueline Wilton (Waterford)
  • Being Custer - Denn Pietro (Taylor)
  • Breaking Bread - Anna Wafer (Plymouth)
  • Camp Chapel - Bhanu Chundu (California) (Filmed in Michigan)
  • Cupcake Bandits - Jeffery Schultz (Detroit)
  • Falling Horse - Dan Falicki (Byron Center)
  • Goat Years - Michael Pfaendtner (Macomb)
  • Grasp - Andy Fortenbacher (Grand Rapids)
  • Hank Danger and the Woman from Venus - Joshua Courade (Comstock Park)
  • Heart-Shaped Man - Kristen Miller (Livonia)
  • Hi, Honey - Peter Henderson & Kelly Winsa (Toronto)
  • Holy Car - Mike N. Kelly (Ann Arbor)
  • Hooked - Jeremy Olstyn (Berkley)
  • Jane of All Trades - Chris-teena Constas (Hamtramck)
  • La Tour: Un Voyage Du Cinema - Mike Madigan (Troy)
  • Lifeless - Abhijit Ghosh (Auburn Hills)
  • Love Succinctly- Anna Fleury (West Bloomfield)
  • Olivia's Cross - Robert Joseph Butler (Ortonville)
  • One Decision Away - Allen Maldonado (California and Michigan)
  • Pucker - Paul Lenzi (Lake Orion)
  • Slow Burn - Michael McCallum (Lansing)
  • The Tank II - Scott Galeski (Wyandotte)
  • White Wine - Joseph Parcell (Okemos)
  • The Zombie Factor - Matt Cantu (Rochester)

Kelly Kennedy, Chairperson of BWFF Film Selection, states, "After a record-breaking submission season, the largest in our history, we are thrilled to welcome 27 unique and diverse filmmakers to the fourth annual Blue Water Film Festival. This year, independent filmmakers from the State of Michigan and Province of Ontario flooded our mailbox with exceptional films comprised of phenomenal talent." She continues, "Our chosen 27 represent the best in all that the regional independent filmmaking community has to offer by emerging as masters of the art form. We are incredibly proud to showcase these gifted filmmakers in October."

Loni Love - Blue Water Film Festival

Comedian/actress and Michigan native, Loni Love (E Network's "Chelsea Lately", Tru TV's "World's Dumbest" and VH1's "I Love the 70s/80s/90s"), will kick off the Blue Water Film Festival with a live comedy performance at McMorran Place Theatre featuring her candid and outspoken stand-up on Friday, October 5, 2012. Advance tickets are $10 and $15 at the door, available on and on sale now.

The Official Selections of the Blue Water Film Festival will be showcased at McMorran Place Theatre on Saturday, October 6, 2012.

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