Sat, Jan 20

Wolf Tree Film Festival

Presented by The Franke Center & Marshall’s Youngish Professionals Committee
Thank you to our event sponsors!

In its sixth year, Wolf Tree Film Festival showcases films set in the Great Lakes region or that include themes or topics related to the region, as well as the work of filmmakers who reside in or grew up in the Great Lakes region.

The festival is an exciting night of entertainment for film lovers! It includes screenings of each film, a Q&A with select filmmakers, an awards presentation. From comedy to drama to documentaries, the festival will feature something for everyone.

Filmmaker Roundtable Host

Lesley Demetriades

Lesley recently directed A CHRISTMAS PRESENT for Great American Family, which garnered two Movieguide Awards (Best Family Movie & Best Actress ) . ​Lesley also co-created and directed the 2019 Fan Favorite and Christopher Award-winning TWO TURTLE DOVES for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, as well as directed A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION for Hallmark Channel. Her independent feature film, WOMEN & SOMETIMES MEN is available on HULU and her independent feature documentary, OBSCENE BEAUTY, is available on PRIME.

Lesley’s films have been official selections of the Chelsea Film Festival, New York State Film Festival, Portland Film Festival, Los Angeles Women’s Film Festival, Studio City Film Festival, Women in Film and Arts Festival, LA Shorts Awards, and the California Women’s Film Festival, to name a few.

A partial list of Executive Producer & Producer credits includes: “Christmas for Keeps”, “Love Strikes Twice”, and “Love Takes Flight” for Hallmark; “The Last Ninja” for the Discovery Channel; “Tiny House Nation” for the FYI Network; “Home Made Simple” for the OWN Network; “Fish Tank Kings” for NatGeoWILD; “Health Inspectors” for The Food Network; “Trucking Hell” For NatGeoUK; “Chasing Maria Menounos” for Oxygen; “Keeping Score”, “Hella Gay” and “Lady Bits” all for Fullscreen Media.

Lesley is a member of the DGA, PGA, SAG-AFTRA, Television Academy, and Alliance of Women Directors.

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Open for submissions
Sat, Oct 7
Deadline for submissions
Sat, Dec 2
Filmmaker Notification date
Wed, Jan 3
Wolf Tree Film Festival
Sat, Jan 20
7:30 pm
General Admission
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