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New Music Video Available for Online Viewing

New Music Video Available for Online Viewing

Posted by on August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Music Video Available for Online Viewing

Nine months after the Student Academy Awards, director Perry Janes’ new music video — commissioned by The Michigan G-Men for their award-winning cover of Imagine Dragons’ song “Radioactive” — was recently featured on The Huffington Post! The video, which features a whimsical lens on (you guessed it) Detroit, its residents, and its dystopian reputation is available for viewing online.

Official Selection of the 2013 LA ShortsFest

Official Selection of the 2013 LA ShortsFest

Posted by on August 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Official Selection of the 2013 LA ShortsFest

We on the production team are very proud to announce that Zug has been named an official selection in the 2013 LA ShortsFest! Many thanks to the festival programmers, and we look forward to the screening this September.

40th Annual Student Academy Awards & Palm Springs ShortFest: Recap

40th Annual Student Academy Awards & Palm Springs ShortFest: Recap

Posted by on August 08, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 40th Annual Student Academy Awards & Palm Springs ShortFest: Recap

First, and foremost — On behalf of everyone  on the Zug team, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts & Sciences for awarding Zug the Silver Medal in the 2013 Student Academy Awards (Alternative Category). An additional thanks must be extended to Rich Miller, Tarrah Curtis, and many others on the Academy Student Awards […]

The 40th Annual Student Academy Awards

The 40th Annual Student Academy Awards

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The 40th Annual Student Academy Awards

We on the Zug production team are thrilled to announce that Zug has been named a winner in this year’s 40th Annual Student Academy Awards. To see The Academy’s formal press release, click here. More soon, ~Perry Janes Writer/Director: Zug

Zug Officially a Finalist in the 2013 Student Academy Awards

Zug Officially a Finalist in the 2013 Student Academy Awards

Posted by on May 02, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Zug Officially a Finalist in the 2013 Student Academy Awards

It’s official! Zug has been named a regional winner in the Student Academy Awards and moved onto the final round of judging in Los Angeles. For more information, view the official press release at The Hollywood Reporter. On behalf of everyone on the Zug production team, I would like to say “thank you” to all those who have expressed their support for the […]

Official Selection of The 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival

Official Selection of The 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival

Dear Readers — To those of you not on our e-mail list, we apologize for the delay in updates but are thrilled to announce that Zug very recently premiered at The 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival.  We as a production team would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone at the festival who made our visit so fulfilling, […]

NYTimes features Intelligent Article on Detroit & “Ruin Porn”

NYTimes features Intelligent Article on Detroit & “Ruin Porn”

Posted by on November 10, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on NYTimes features Intelligent Article on Detroit & “Ruin Porn”

With so little discussion on the representation of Detroit on a national level, and the problems that arise as a result, it was a breath of fresh air to find this New York Times article. Read, and enjoy. ~The Zug Production Team

UPDATES: Promotional Materials

UPDATES: Promotional Materials

To our followers and friends: Part of the process of submitting to film festivals means having a variety of promotional materials in our backlog. Nearly three months ago we enlisted the services of graphic designer Shane Cranford — now at Device Creative Collaborative — to create a small portfolio (including poster, postcard, and buttons) of material useful for press-kits and […]

UPDATES: A Long and Silent Process

UPDATES: A Long and Silent Process

To our readers and supporters — Just a brief update to say that, although all appears quiet on the website, business continues as usual behind the scenes. The production team and myself are currently in the process of submitting to film festivals across the country, as well as securing and mailing promotional materials. When and if we receive good news, […]

UPDATES: Color Correction

UPDATES: Color Correction

To our readers and contributors — This will be a very brief update (in the midst of last-minute alterations to the film before its University screening, there’s only so much time to spare.) Briefly, however, we want to thank Colorist Kevin Ayres at Kinetic Post for doing such a wonderful job color correcting the film. For those who don’t know […]