NOTE: These films are listed in three categories and are in chronological order. Many of them are available on DVD.
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DETROIT RIVERFRONT CONSERVANCY (2011)
7 minutes. Detroit’s International Riverfront has been transformed into a beautiful, exciting, safe, accessible gathering place for residents and visitors alike. This video presents the new Detroit RiverWalk, explains how the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy made it happen, and what it means to City of Detroit.
CORINTHIAN COLLEGES (2007)
60 minutes. A series of informative training vignettes about Corinthian Colleges Inc. Co-produced by Sue Marx Films and Moon Kochis Productions for Carew International.
BERMAN CENTER FOR ANIMAL CARE (2007)
7 minutes. Produced for the Michigan Humane Society and presents the new, state of the art facility in Westland, Michigan. The tour of the center takes us into the animal hospital as well as the various adoption areas and gardens of this beautiful place which was funded by the Madeline and Mandell Berman Foundation.
MORE THAN JUST A GAME (2006)
THE GAME IS ON – THE WORLD IS COMING (2006)
SUPERBOWL XL (2006)
5 minutes. Produced for The Metropolitan Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau showcasing Super Bowl XL week in the greater Detroit area. Great music and sound bites from interviews with the mayor, the governor, and major city leaders.
THE BUSINESS THAT DELIVERS (2002)
8 minutes. For Tourism and Economic Development Council (TEDC), a marketing video shown to legislators, the public, and audiences at the Detroit Regional Conference on Mackinaw Island.
DETROIT 300 (2001)
GET A LITTLE CLOSER (2000)
5 minutes. Produced for the Traverse City Convention and Visitors Bureau. A music video with an original song ,”Great A Little Closer to a New State of Mind,” promoting beautiful Traverse City and the Leelanau area in Northern Michigan as a great place to visit. People, places and things are intercut with the recording session. Features Herbie Russ on sax and vocal with Marcus Belgrave on trumpet.
TRIBUTE TO THE QUEEN (2000)
6 minutes. A memorial tribute to legendary minister and Detroit WQBH radio personality, Martha Jean Steinberg “the Queen,” who died in January, 2000.
YOUNG WOMEN FOR CHANGE (2000)
6 minutes. Produced for the Michigan Women’s Foundation, presents one of their most successful programs in which groups of high school girls make decisions about giving grants to worthy non-profit organizations which support programs for women and girls.
GIRLS AND GIVING (2000)
13 minutes. Inspired by The Michigan Women’s Foundation Young Women For Change, the Michigan Girls Scout Council initiated A Girl Scout Patch in philanthropy that has been adopted by the national Girl Scout Council.
IT’S A GREAT TIME IN DETROIT (1998)
6 minutes, 3 minutes, :60 and :30 A music video with an original song composed for the Metropolitan Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau using their campaign slogan. Fast moving scenes of the Detroit area are intercut with scenes of the recording session at Harmonie Park Creative featuring vocalist Ortheia Barnes and Michael Brock singing duet with Alto Reed on sax. PBS and all area stations.
AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW (1998)
7 minutes. A music video marketing and celebrating new development and growth in the City of Detroit.
AMPS: Electric Power (1998)
5 minutes. For Advanced Modular Power Systems Inc. Highlights the AMTEC unit, a deep space power supply that will be used in NASA missions.
CASINO PROPOSAL (1998)
PROPOSITION B- Assisted Suicide (1998)
IT’S A GREAT TIME IN DETROIT( 1998)
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YOUR FUTURE STARTS TODAY (1998)
20 minutes. For Wayne County. Explains the generous four to one match in the retirement plan offered to its employees to motivate them to invest to the maximum in Wayne County’s Defined Contribution Plan 4. It illustrates the importance of planning for retirement.
DENNIS ARCHER FOR MAYOR (1997)
BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL (1996)
Wrote and produced four 30-second spots for Channel 7 and The Taubman Company.
PARENTING IS HARD WORK (1996)
A series of 30-second public service spots for the Skillman Foundation.
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE (1995)
11 minutes. Produced for the Detroit Medical Center, a video designed to improve the image of nursing in the DMC, Nurses on and off camera in a wide variety of hospital activities tell their stories.
International Film & Television Festival of New York Finalist
MAYOR ARCHER TALKS WITH THE COMMUNITY (1995)
60 minutes. Produced with WDIV (Channel 4), Simulcast WWJ-Radio. Delayed broadcast on Channel 2(FOX), Channel 7(ABC),Channel 62 (CBS).
MAYOR ARCHER YOUTH FORUM (1995)
60 Minutes. One-hour youth forum held in City-County Building auditorium with 300 students. Produced with WDIV(Channel 4 Delayed broadcast on Channel 62 (CBS), and Channel 56 (PBS).
DENNIS ARCHER FOR MAYOR (1994)
Archer’s 1994 Detroit Mayoral campaign. Working with Chicago political consultant, Axelrod & Associates, we produced 10 spots (:30 and :60), most were shot on location throughout Detroit.
FOAMADE INDUSTRIES (1994)
10 minutes. For Foamade Industries. A marketing and training video for this large manufacturing company. The video explains the history, philosophy, and the day-to-day operations to current and new employees.
GREENBOOK 6.1 (1994)
15 minutes. For the Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University internal medicine residency program, the video showcases the internal medicine program and highlights the Detroit Metropolitan Area for those who are considering a residency in internal medicine. Sent to medical students around the country to attract candidates.
JUST FOR KIDS (1994)
9 minutes. For Children’s Hospital of Michigan. An marketing and educational video, introducing the hospital and its staff to pre-school and elementary children. Live animation creates a fun, exciting and innovative program which is both entertaining and informational.
SILVER MEDAL: New York Festival
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Health Care Communicators
A WHITE COAT IS WAITING (1993)
16 minutes. For Children’s Hospital of Michigan, a resident recruitment video, which was sent across the country to graduating medical students to interest them in doing their pediatric residency at CHM. Resulted in the most successful match the hospital had in more than fifteen years. Originally produced in 1989, the video was updated in 1993.
YOU CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE (1993)
9 minutes. A successful fundraising video for Life Directions, Inc., an organization that provides educational alternatives and emotional support to urban students who are “at risk.” Shown to various funding organizations in an effort to gain financial support.
METRO AIRPORT, YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (1993)
10 minutes. A public information video for Wayne County Detroit Metropolitan Airport, now the McNamara Terminal. Geared to the general public and airport passengers to explain construction and expansion plans. Shown daily at the airport.
ARCHITECTURAL UPDATE (1993)
13 minutes. Produced for the American Institute of Architects. An educational video to inform the public about the vital role architects perform in shaping our structural world and environment, and to encourage the use of licensed architects.
CONRAD MALLET FOR SUPREME COURT (1993)
Wrote and produced two thirty second television spots.
ENVIRONMENT TODAY (1992)
15 minutes. Produced for Envotech, using the “Entertainment Tonight” format. The video profiles this company, the employees and describes the newest methods the company uses to manage the safe disposal of hazardous waste in the Detroit area.
WINNING WAYS (1991 & 1992)
11 minutes. For Wayne County. A video profile of outstanding citizens who are honored for their contributions to the community.
THE TEAM THAT DELIVERS (1992)
16 minutes. For Hutzel Hospital. A video to recruit OB/GYN physicians to join the staff at Hutzel Hospital, a major women’s hospital located in the Detroit Medical Center.
ARCHER FOR SUPREME COURT (1990)
Produced two campaign spots
PEOPLE WHO CARE-SHARE (1987)
5 minutes. Produced for Michigan Bell for their corporate United Foundation campaign. Resulted in the most successful fundraising campaign in the company’s history.
JUST IN TIME (1986)
10 minutes. Produced for the City of Detroit to encourage auto suppliers worldwide to move closer to the new General Motors Assembly Plant in the heart of Detroit, to become part of the “Just In Time” assembly system.
MICHIGAN SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION (1986)
Wrote and produced three television spots.
COLEMAN YOUNG FOR MAYOR (1985)
For Young’s re-election campaign, several TV spots and a campaign film.
DETROIT MEANS BUSINESS (1985)
23 minutes. Produced for the City of Detroit and used worldwide to sell the Detroit as great place in which to do business. Among the 22 special guests in the film are such people as Lee Iacocca, Roger Smith, A. Alfred Taubman, Max Fisher and Peter Stroh.
THIS IS MY HOME – THIS IS DETROIT (1987)
25 minutes. Produced for the City of Detroit to promote the city and its neighborhoods. A musical tribute to the people who live in Detroit. Distributed through local libraries and the City of Detroit Public Information Dept.
DETROIT ON THE MOVE (1982)
14 minutes. Produced for Urban Transportation Development Corporation and Southeast Michigan Transportation Association to preview the future people mover.
MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS (1981)
Wrote and produced four television spots.
ARTS FOUNDATION OF MICHIGAN (1980, 1981)
Wrote and produced two television spots.
CARING FOR THE WORLD: THE STORY OF WORLD MEDICAL RELIEF (1978)
12 minutes. For World Medical Relief. A portrait of the remarkable 83 year-old Irene Auberlin and the World Medical Relief organization, which she founded.