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REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film will be at Tin Theater on Tuesday!

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film will be at Tin Theater on Tuesday!

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take... [Read more]

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

Local UFO film to screen at International Family Film Festival in Hollywood

The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will next screen at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The movie recently won “Audience... [Read more]

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will screen this coming Saturday night, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a Q... [Read more]

‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO film premieres as series on IndieFlix today

‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO film premieres as series on IndieFlix today

EDITOR’S NOTE: “The Maury Island Incident” is a short film that was shot and produced locally during the summer of 2013 (including The Tin Room Bar), and released in May, 2014. It was... [Read more]

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers – John Portanova (Writer/Director) and Jeremy Berg (Director of Photography) – have just finished shooting a new feature horror film called “Valley of the Sasquatch.” These... [Read more]

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Christine Kennedy and Christopher Stephan, both Burien residents, worked as part of team who entered the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), a competition where teams have only 48 hours to complete a film from... [Read more]

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

“The Maury Island Incident” – a short film that was shot locally in the Burien area last summer – has been turned into a 6-part original series and will premiere on Seattle-based IndieFlix,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is this Friday

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is this Friday

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in one week – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, with the... [Read more]

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Seattle Filmmaker Megan Griffiths, who Directed “Lucky Them,” will be in attendance this Friday, July 25 at the Tin Theater for the film’s Burien showing. Griffiths will introduce the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien is Aug. 1

REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien is Aug. 1

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in two weeks – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, starting... [Read more]

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues, as a new webseries called “Manic Pixie Dream Wife” has begun shooting in Burien. http://www.vimeo.com/97180958 Series Creator M. Elizabeth Eller is a proud... [Read more]

Another film comes to Burien – ‘Every Beautiful Thing’ shooting this week

Another film comes to Burien – ‘Every Beautiful Thing’ shooting this week

// Post by Athena Hitson. ^ CLICK “PLAY” BUTTON TO VIEW VIDEO FROM FIRST DAY OF SHOOTING ^ Actress Lauren Weedman poses in front of the Burien Eagles sign. Click image to see full version. Burien... [Read more]

Festival Premieres announced for local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’

Festival Premieres announced for local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’

The Seattle International Film Festival (“SIFF”) will host the North American premiere for locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” on Sunday, May 25, and the film will screen as an opening... [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…

‘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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Burien Filmmaker’s ‘Codebreaker’ Movie Screening Thursday Night in Seattle

Burien Filmmaker’s ‘Codebreaker’ Movie Screening Thursday Night in Seattle

Patrick Sammon, who attended Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School, has been traveling around the country screening his very first film – “Codebreaker” – based on the life on... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Help Kickstart a Film About a Local UFO Mystery Dec. 5

SAVE THE DATE: Help Kickstart a Film About a Local UFO Mystery Dec. 5

An historic, local UFO conspiracy tale has caught the attention of two area filmmakers, who plan on producing a film based on the incident and its tragic aftermath. “The Maury Island Incident,” is based on the true story…