The Big Muddy Film Festival

We are excited to announce The First Secret City has won the John Michaels Award at the Big Muddy Film Festival.The film will play at the 38th annual Big Muddy Film Festival at the SIU Student Center at SIU-Carbondale on Feb. 27 at 4:00 p.m.

Thanks to the Big Muddy Film Festival for this great honor!





The Blow Up Film Fest


The First Secret City is an official selection of the Blow Up Film Fest in the category of Best Documentary. We are really honored to be included in this category. Thanks to the Blow Up Film Fest and the selection committee!

The “Official selection” means that you are now eligible for the nomination…An official selection will be privately screened for the BFF judging panel, and if it wins its category, it will be screened to the public. The screening categories include: Best Narrative Feature, Best Narrative Short, Best Animation, Best Documentary Feature, Best Documentary Short, Best Student Film, Best Experimental Film.