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Brandon Walley is a filmmaker and curator based in Detroit, Michigan. He creates 16mm, Super 8mm, and digital films that explore the abstractions between humanity, ecology, industry, and technology. For over a decade his films have been screened widely in festivals, museums, and cinematheques including Kunsthaus Graz (Austria), Strangloscope (Brazil), Rooftop Film (NYC), Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Iowa City Experimental Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and more. Brandon has taught film production at various institutions including the College for Creative Studies, Lawrence Technological University, and YArts of Metro Detroit. He is former Program Director of Corktown Cinema and former Co-Director of the Detroit Film Centre. Brandon has been Media City Film Festival’s Regional Artists’ Curator since 2008 and former Board Chair. His work is deeply embedded in Detroit’s cultural community, with a focus on art and moving image media. He brings adventurous film experiences to venues in Detroit, in partnership with organizations including the Hamtramck Free School, Trinosophes and Media City Film Festival. Brandon was an Artist Fellow with Kresge Arts in Detroit in 2020. His latest project, Detroit Broadcasting Company, launching in 2023, will showcase arts and culture from the Detroit area and transmit it to the world.
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