Michigan Sculptor’s Work Gets Bit Part in Movie

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Last winter the state of Michigan aggressively pursued Hollywood to convince them to make some movies in the state. It worked pretty well. “Currently, 20 films described as “anticipated” or “in production” are listed on the Michigan Film Office Web site, and there have been scores of other inquiries,” says Susan Pollack in today’s Detroit News.

It is with great pleasure that I find out that a Michigan sculptor, Tom Crimboli of Eastpointe, has had ten of his sculptures “rented” for use in a movie filming now in Michigan.

“When “Miss January” comes to the silver screen next year, viewers will see Crimboli’s whimsical sculptures in a barn near Ann Arbor that has been transformed into an art studio. Actor Keith David plays a metal sculptor who makes art from found objects, says Lou Trabbie, the set decorator.”

Read the rest of the story at: http://www.detnews.com/apps/

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