Rockford filmmaker wins award for production

Gordon-Pic-head_shot_vestWKTV and the West Michigan Film and Video Alliance (WMFVA) have awarded an original film by Rockford Filmmaker, Michael Gordon, a 2013 Eclipse Award for Production Excellence.

Gordon’s original screen play, Womanizer, was shot in and around Rockford, Michigan, at locations Reds on the River, a local Rockford family home, and the Holiday Inn Express Downtown, Grand Rapids, last October. The film features lead Sherryl Despres of Rockford, and includes as extras Rockford’s Nancy Hart, Gordon’s daughter Jennifer Foley and son, Matthew, so it is definitly a Rockford family affair. The story examines the impact of a man meeting a woman, a choice, and the consequences at home.

Gordon submitted the film for the Eclipse Award last month just before it’s big screen premiere at Celebration! North on March 28, as lead in for the Big Idea Picture feature film release of Finding Home, in which Gordon enjoyed a lead role.

Longtime resident of Rockford, Michael Gordon said the awarding of an Eclipse Award from WKTV and WMFVA for his first film effort is the culmination of a dream come true. ‘The goal was to bring to video the first screenplay I’d ever written, and to make the film with my kids…this award just amplifies the impact for my children, and hopefully, theirs. I am very blessed.’

Other Stories from the Squire

Top News…

View More:

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters recently named Rockford High School’s video production … [Continue Reading...]


Business under new ownership By BETH ALTENA   Chad Momber has been in trucking all … [Continue Reading...]


By BETH ALTENA   The EXPO doesn’t lie. It just doesn’t know who it is talking to. … [Continue Reading...]

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees recognized five children from a local family with a … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

In Other News

Knowing Your Competition   by David Broyles SCORE Counselor   Regardless of … [Continue Reading...]

Downtown Rockford was as busy this sidewalk sale week as in past years, despite a heat index of over … [Continue Reading...]

Rockford resident, writer and photographer John Hogan shared this picture with the Squire. The … [Continue Reading...]

David S. Fry

They wrote the book on cottage law—literally Recently, Attorney David S. Fry opened the … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

Speak Your Mind