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.
Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Phil was an apprentice and member of Theatre West, founded by Caroll O'Connor. Other members of the company included Chazz Palmentari , Leslie Caveny and Pat Crawford Brown. Phil produced his first indie feature film, "4 A.M." at age 25. He later produced the play, "Surprise, Surprise" starring Dawn Wells which was later made into a feature film that starred Deborah Shelton.
PHIL WURTZEL IS THE PRINCIPAL PRODUCING PARTNER OF FRIEL FILMS AS WELL AS THE WRITER-DIRECTOR
OF A HAUNTING IN CAWDOR, AND THE CHAMELEON.