BIRMINGHAM, Mich., February 3, 2011 – Leaders in Michigan’s growing film industry have joined together to launch the Uptown Film Festival (UFF), a celebration of Michigan-made movies and the productions created by Michigan filmmakers. The festival will take place March 11-12, 2011 in Birmingham, Mich. UFF Co-Executive Director Jeffrey Spilman made the announcement.
This year’s Presenting Sponsor is Oakland County Film. The festival is also being sponsored by the Michigan Film Office, the Detroit Medical Center, Film Detroit, Huntington Bank and FIT Film Industry Training offered by The Stautzenberger Institute. The UFF will showcase film and television productions that were created entirely, or in part, in Michigan and is being held at the Palladium 12 Theatre, located at 250 North Old Woodward Ave., and the Birmingham 8, located at 211 South Old Woodward Ave., both in Birmingham, Mich.Continue Reading