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Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Two projects focusing on the historical significance of Military Road (see map below) have received site-specific project funding from 4Culture, the cultural services agency that provides arts and heritage... [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]

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 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]

Local Filmmaker Releases Video Spots Satirizing Awkward Classified Ads

Local Filmmaker Releases Video Spots Satirizing Awkward Classified Ads

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston – who wrote and directed “The Day My Parents Became Cool,” shot mostly at Highline High School – recently created a series of comedic short video spots for... [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]

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…

WATERLAND BLOG: Historical Society Posits New Theory About UFO Incident

WATERLAND BLOG: Historical Society Posits New Theory About UFO Incident

Our sister site The Waterland Blog has posted an interesting story about a new historical society – only instead of local buildings and people, this one’s focused on the infamous Maury Island... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: “The Day My Parents Became Cool” Gets DVD Release May 25th

FOLLOWUP: “The Day My Parents Became Cool” Gets DVD Release May 25th

We’ve been covering this local creation since before it went into production (see original 2008 post here) – from local lawyer/filmmaker Steve Edmiston comes news that his locally-shot 2009 short... [Read more]

Area Filmmaker Steve Edmiston Has Two Films At SIFF

Area Filmmaker Steve Edmiston Has Two Films At SIFF

Burien-area filmmaker Steve Edmiston (Writer/Director of “The Day My Parents Became Cool“) has doubled up with two films premiering at the prestigious Seattle International Film Festival, including his latest work “The Spy and the Sparrow,” which will premiere at 9pm tonight (Wed. June 10th)…

"The Day My Parents Became Cool" To Play In Burien 8/21

"The Day My Parents Became Cool" To Play In Burien 8/21

We first reported on the locally-made short comedy film “The Day My Parents Became Cool” last June when we posted a call for extras needed for scenes being filmed at Highline High School.

We reported from the set, showcased photos of the action, produced a video on the first sneak peek screening, interviewed Writer/Director Steve Edmiston as well wrote about the film’s first showing in various festivals (can you tell we love to see creative success?), and heck – we even proclaimed it as the #10 Top Burien-area story for 2008!

Well now we’ve got more exciting news about this B-Town Baby, including the Burien-area premiere date, time and place…

UPDATE: “The Day My Parents Became Cool” LA Screening

UPDATE: “The Day My Parents Became Cool” LA Screening

Megan Joy, left, is Paige and Highline Schools' Superintendent John Welch is Principal Higgens in "The Day My Parents Became Cool." Area lawyer-turned-filmmaker Steve Edmiston, the Writer/Director... [Read more]

VIDEO:”The Day My Parents Became Cool” Trailer + News

VIDEO:”The Day My Parents Became Cool” Trailer + News

Megan Joy, left, is Paige and Highline Schools' Superintendent John Welch is Principal Higgens in "The Day My Parents Became Cool." We first broke the news about an original short comedy... [Read more]

“The Day My Parents Became Cool” To Premiere In Sedona

“The Day My Parents Became Cool” To Premiere In Sedona

Area resident Steve Edmiston, Writer/Director of the short “The Day My Parents Became Cool,” which was filmed in Burien and Normandy Park, tells us that his film’s official “World... [Read more]

“The Day My Parents Became Cool” Sneak Peeks

“The Day My Parents Became Cool” Sneak Peeks

Locally-shot and produced short film “The Day My Parents Became Cool,” which we first reported on during its filming at Highline High School in late June had a sneak preview on Sunday, Dec.... [Read more]

“The Day My Parents Became Cool” Production Update

“The Day My Parents Became Cool” Production Update

Quick update from area resident Steve Edmiston, the Writer/Director behind “The Day My Parents Became Cool,” which we reported on during its filming at Highline High School in late June: “We’re... [Read more]

Report & Photos From Highline High Movie Set

Report & Photos From Highline High Movie Set

Just got back from spending a couple of hours on the shooting set of “The Day My Parents Became Cool,” which (as we first reported here) is filming all weekend at Highline High School. The... [Read more]

Your Chance To Be In A Movie This Saturday

Your Chance To Be In A Movie This Saturday

Local resident Steve Edmiston is Writing and Directing a short comedy film in Burien this coming weekend (6/20-23), and he’s still seeking some extras for an all-day Saturday shoot at Highline High... [Read more]