Producers of Detroit-set Indie Solomon To Host Local Networking Event in Royal Oak, MI on June 17, 2017.

Local Metro-Detroit filmmakers are hosting a Seed & Spark Crowdfunding Launch & Industry Networking Event in order to introduce the community to their latest film project, entitled Solomon.

Produced by David Hines, Jr. and ​JB Armstrong’s Royal Oak-based Valiant Films and executive produced by Heidi Philipsen-Meissner of Personae Entertainment, the film centers on the unlikely friendship of a young white writerand an elderly black psychiatrist in present day Detroit. Bill Cobbs, known for The Color of Money & the Night at the Museum movies, is set to star in the titular role.

The event will take place at the Main Art Theatre in Royal on June 17th from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. There will be an opportunity to talk with the producers about the film, as well as local vendors and businesses who will be giving away prices and discounts to attendees.

“We are very excited to share the beginning of our film project with the local community of Metro Detroit,” said producer David Hines, Jr. “Our hope is that our event will provide an opportunity for local filmmakers and filmlovers to come out and learn more about the story we are trying to tell right here in Metro Detroit. We want to showthat even without the film incentives being around, you can still make great content for the big and silver screensright here in Michigan.”

The event is free and open to the public.

More information on Solomon can be found here.  

Watch the Solomon Proof of Concept (Valiant Films) below. 


About Valiant Films
Founded in 2014, VALIANT FILMS is a production company focused on developing and producing detailed and realistic stories that deal with the power of human connectivity, and creating emotional experiences through cinema and television. Created and operated by two reformed band geeks turned filmmakers and University of Michigan Grads, David Hines, Jr. and JB Armstrong, VALIANT FILMS aims to impact the television and film industry by creating content that is both thought-provoking and genuine.

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