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Looking to Get Your Movie Made? Filmmaker Michelle Mower Has Some Advice

by Abby Koenig.

When you see the trailer for the upcoming Lifetime film, The Preacher’s Daughter you can’t help but replay it again, and again maybe for a third time. In just a minute and a half there is enough excitation to give you your fill for a week. Somewhere in between those 90 seconds you might just pause the video because… wait a minute? Was that just Houston’s skyline that passed by? Was that the Harris County Courthouse? Yes, it was.

Indeed, The Preacher’s Daughter is an emotion-filled drama with some big name stars (Andrea Bowen, Desperate Housewives), but what Houstonians might enjoy best is that H-Town is getting some screen time on the national scene. The movie, which was written and directed by Houstonian Michelle Mower, will premiere next weekend on the Lifetime Movie Network (LMN).

Many people don’t consider Houston a “film town,” but if Mower has anything to say about it, this will certainly change. We caught up with the East Texas native and found out just how aspiring filmmakers can follow in her footsteps.

Read the rest of this article from Houston Press.

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