Is it better to know something about a film before the screening or is it best to walk into the theater with a blank slate? On Wednesday Oct. 1 I saw Josef Steiff’s indie film “The Other One.” I walked blindly into this, only knowing it was part of Milwaukee Film Festival’s “Cream City Cinema” showcase, featuring new work from Milwaukee-based film makers....
(October 7th, 2014)
MILWAUKEE THEN CHICAGO: The Illinois indie THE OTHER ONE screens at the Milwaukee Film Festival October 1st and 7th then bows at the Chicago International Film Festival Saturday, October 11th....
(September 26, 2014)
The Other One is a unique film that is currently making the rounds in the film festival circuit. The film deals with several key issues including school violence and dealing with dementia. Executive producer Grace McPhillips explains the process that went into the making of the movie.
(August 19, 2014)
Four Chicago filmmakers will have visible places at the Cannes Film Festival, May 14-25 as speakers and to premiere their films in front of an international audience gathering for screenings, workshops, conferences and, but of course, networking in the South of France...
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(May 13, 2014)
May 2, 2014
For actress and filmmaker Grace McPhillips, the idea of making a film based on one of Montgomery's most famous icons isn't a surprise. After all, McPhillips is the daughter of one of the founders of the F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum...
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(April 30, 2014)
Producer/ actress Grace McPhillips will discuss her feature film "The Other One," as well as the prequel "Eclipse." The feature deals with many issues including school violence, caring for an aging parent, the grieveing process, the supernatural world and more...
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(April 13, 2014)
Amber (Grace McPhillips) returns to her childhood home to care for her mother, Vera, who has been diagnosed with dementia. Just three years earlier, Amber lost her husband in a high school shooting...
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(March 28th, 2014)
A high school teacher (Grace McPhillips) returns to her childhood home in Galena, Ill., to care for her ailing mother (Nancy Sellers) and uncovers long-buried family secrets...
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(March 6th, 2014)
Actress-producer Grace McPhillips plans to release a narrative short called “Eclipse,” to be posted online Dec. 14, the painful one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting...
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(September 5th, 2013)
The pressure is palpable in the new movie trailer for "Eclipse," which focuses the lens on what does belong in school - happy, safe children, and what should never be present in schools: violence. A prequel to the upcoming indie feature "The Other One" from Producer Grace McPhillips, this short narrative film was also created to support the social action campaign tied to the film's "Declare Non-Violence Videos" (DNVs)...
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(August 27th, 2013)
Inspired by Participant Media's belief that social action can be brought about through good storytelling, independent film producer and actress Grace McPhillips of Sterling Rock Productions has creatively produced the feature film The Other One, following the story of a survivor of school violence, but is not stopping there...
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(August 6th, 2013)
Tom and Macy Turpin, the owners of Turpin’s Hometown Grocery in Shullsburg, didn’t know quite what to think when they were first contacted by Sterling Rock Productions, a film production company out of Chicago, Ill. about using their store as a filming site for a new independent movie entitled “The Other One.”
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(May 2, 2013)