Friel Films 2015

Friel films is a feature film production company headquartered in Michigan.  We have a ten year history of developing quality feature and documentary films for the world market.





Formed in 2000 for the feature film production of "The Chameleon" starring Academy Award nominee SEYMOUR CASSEL, the three principals of Phil Wurtzel, Larry Lee and Lolly Howe next moved into documentaries with "Windfall: Lotto's Biggest Losers", "Showband: The Story of Bits 'N Pieces" and their latest  documentary, "The Barn Theatre: Tomorrow's Stars Today" with JENNIFER GARNER, DANA DELANY, and LAUREN GRAHAM.  Their latest project is the feature "A Haunting in Cawdor", a psychological thriller starring CARY ELWES (Saw & The Princess Bride), MICHAEL WELCH (Twilight movies), ALLIE DEBERRY (ANT Farm) and SHELBY YOUNG (The Social Network and American Horror Story).  Projects in development are the award winning best selling book, "Tears for my City", a true life account of a young immigrant growing up in Detroit during the crack cocaine rampage of the 1980's.  "Falkirk", a cable TV crime series based in a small town in Scotland.  "Rosie", a modern day telling of a young woman's journey through the rough and tumble world of Chicago's commodity trading arena.  Rounding out our development slate is "LA on $10,000 a Day"  a rock & roll re-imagining of Raymond Chandlers famous Philip Marlowe in Hollywood today.

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