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Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center’s Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

To celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, the Highline Historical Society will be presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing... [Read more]

2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will crash land in Olde Burien April Fool’s Day

2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will crash land in Olde Burien April Fool’s Day

The 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka ‘BUFO’) will crash land in Olde Burien on Tuesday, April 1 – April Fool’s Day – beginning at 7 p.m. in and around The Tin Room Bar…

‘Minor Differences’ Documentary film screening at Explorer West March 20

‘Minor Differences’ Documentary film screening at Explorer West March 20

On March 20, Explorer West Middle School will be hosting a screening of ‘Minor Differences,’ a poignant documentary about juvenile offenders in maximum security lock-up and their lives 18... [Read more]

‘Maury Island Incident’ film historical consultants release new book

‘Maury Island Incident’ film historical consultants release new book

Historical consultants to the locally-produced “The Maury Island Incident” film Charlette LeFevre and Philip Lipson – of the Northwest Museum of Legends and Lore – have released a new... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery holding Art & Gift Show during B-Town Beat Thursday

Burien Arts Gallery holding Art & Gift Show during B-Town Beat Thursday

Our friends at the Burien Arts Gallery want our Readers to know that they’ll be holding a Holiday Art & Gift show during the B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk Thursday, Dec. 5th. “Artists... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

We’re almost done with the locally-shot and produced short indie film “The Maury Island Incident,” and we’re inviting everyone to come to our first FREE test screenings of it Saturday... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien native’s ‘Ghostlight’ will scare you at Tin Theater Saturday

REVIEW: Burien native’s ‘Ghostlight’ will scare you at Tin Theater Saturday

by Justin Bennett It starts out a bit quick, kitschy, and yes, even a little cheesy, but about fifteen minutes in, Ghostlight hits its stride and paces out to become a thoroughly satisfying – and frightening... [Read more]

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

The first trailer for the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” has been released: The film is based on the true story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents... [Read more]

Local filmmaker’s horror film ‘Ghostlight’ will play at Tin Theater Oct. 17-19

Local filmmaker’s horror film ‘Ghostlight’ will play at Tin Theater Oct. 17-19

Local filmmaker Jeff Ferrell’s “Ghostlight” will play at the Tin Room Bar & Theater from Thursday, Oct. 17 through Saturday, Oct. 19 at 10 p.m. nightly, and Ferrell and members of... [Read more]

Film critic Robert Horton to speak about ‘Frankenstein’ Monday, Oct. 14

Film critic Robert Horton to speak about ‘Frankenstein’ Monday, Oct. 14

A perfect accompaniment to Burien Actors Theatre’s Young Frankenstein, film critic Robert Horton will share his insights into the original 1931 film version of Frankenstein and the 1930s film industry... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn the history behind ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed. night!

REMINDER: Learn the history behind ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed. night!

REMINDER: Local Screenwriter/Attorney Steve Edmiston will be doing a presentation on ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ for the Des Moines Historical Society Wednesday night, Sept. 11, starting at... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Des Moines Historical Society Sept. 11

Learn about ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Des Moines Historical Society Sept. 11

The Des Moines Historical Society will be hosting a presentation on ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ by local Screenwriter and Attorney Steve Edmiston, starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Local Writer to speak at screenings of ‘Saturday Morning Massacre’ at Tin Theater

Local Writer to speak at screenings of ‘Saturday Morning Massacre’ at Tin Theater

Aaron Leggett, who attended Burien’s St. Francis and John F. Kennedy High Schools, will be speaking at two late-night screenings of a film he Wrote called “Saturday Morning Massacre”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]

Locally-produced ‘Maury Island Incident’ film wins state Innovation Lab Award

Locally-produced ‘Maury Island Incident’ film wins state Innovation Lab Award

Producers of the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which starts shooting June 28 – were honored with an Innovation Lab award from Washington Filmworks at the Seattle... [Read more]

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of the locally-made short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which will likely begin production at the end of June – are seeking help from the community. The film, which is based... [Read more]

Locally-produced film may (or may not) receive ‘Secret Screening’ at STIFF May 8

Locally-produced film may (or may not) receive ‘Secret Screening’ at STIFF May 8

The Seattle True Independent Film Festival (“STIFF”) will hold a sneak peak “Secret Screening” of a new feature film produced by local shingles’ EKE Pictures and Invicta Media Group, in... [Read more]

VIDEO: KOMO News Does Report on ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Film/Stunt

VIDEO: KOMO News Does Report on ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Film/Stunt

Normandy Park resident Matt Markovich, a Reporter at KOMO-TV, also happens to be a neighbor of John White, Executive Producer of the upcoming film ‘The Maury Island Incident’…

VIDEO: Experience a ‘Close Encounter of the Burien Kind’ a Week from Tonight!

VIDEO: Experience a ‘Close Encounter of the Burien Kind’ a Week from Tonight!

A week from tonight – Monday, April 1, starting at 7 p.m. – you can experience a ‘Close Encounter of the Burien Kind’ at a crazy ‘UFO Crash Event’ April Fool’s stunt that... [Read more]

UFO ‘Crash,’ Flash Mob, Cash Prizes & More on April Fool’s Day in Olde Burien

UFO ‘Crash,’ Flash Mob, Cash Prizes & More on April Fool’s Day in Olde Burien

A ‘UFO Crash’ event, with a 3-D crashed flying saucer and special Flash Mob will be staged in Olde Burien on April Fool’s Day – Monday, April 1 – beginning at 7 p.m. sharp at the... [Read more]

Comedian/Filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait Drops into Burien’s Tin Room/Theater

Comedian/Filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait Drops into Burien’s Tin Room/Theater

Bobcat Goldthwait, left, along with Tin Room/Theater Owner Dan House. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Legendary comedian-turned-filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait dropped into Burien’s Tin Room/Theater Wednesday... [Read more]

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

John White, Founder of American Piledriving Equipment (APE) and an area resident, has stepped up to pile on the majority of funding for an historic local UFO conspiracy movie that will begin filming this... [Read more]

Packed Tin Theater Hears ‘Maury Island Incident’ Pitch from Local Filmmakers

Packed Tin Theater Hears ‘Maury Island Incident’ Pitch from Local Filmmakers

On Wednesday night (Dec. 5), Burien’s Tin Theater was packed with area residents excited to hear about a soon-to-be-produced local UFO mystery movie, as filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kickstart Local UFO Film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed., Dec. 5

REMINDER: Kickstart Local UFO Film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Wed., Dec. 5

REMINDER: The kick-off party to help kickstart a new film about a local UFO mystery – The Maury Island Incident – will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, Dec. 5 at the Tin Theater in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Benita Staadecker, Actress from ‘Old Goats’ Film at Tin Theater Friday Night

Meet Benita Staadecker, Actress from ‘Old Goats’ Film at Tin Theater Friday Night

Dan House, Tin Room/Theater Owner, with Benita Staadecker. Our friends at The Tin Theater will be hosting a special guest this Friday before the screening of the film “Old Goats” – Benita... [Read more]