Movies Filmed in Michigan Generating Buzz at Sundance 2015
The films are receiving excellent reviews and even early Oscar talk.
Some of “The End of the Tour” was shot in the radio studios and offices of Townsquare Media Grand Rapids, which is home to 100.5 The River, 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7, Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR and 1410 AM The Touch.
"It Follows" is a low-budget horror film which was shot on the east side of Michigan.
Rolling Stone describes "It Follows":
It's got one of the most novel demoniac curses in film history – a malevolent force that manifests as ordinary people walking towards you, purposefully and steadily and unstoppably…until they kill you. It's an unnerving, cinematically inspired idea."
"It Follows" writer/director David Robert Mitchell is a Michigan native. His first feature film, "The Myth of the American Sleepover" was shown at Cannes and SXSW. It was distributed by IFC and received solid reviews.