It was while Matthew Jones was seeking cast and crew for his film projects at Columbia College that he realized the need for “a distribution outlet for our work along with a network to recruit from.” So he built The site includes uCrew—a group of writers, directors, cinematographers, sound designers, and actors, many of… Read more »

Detroit, Michigan


Over the course of two generations, Detroit has gone from a symbol of American industrial pro-wess to a shorthand term for the worst of American urban decay. The city’s hardest days are over, though—the days when commentators were calling Detroit a third-world city or, as Diane Sawyer once said, “the first urban domino to fall”—and… Read more »