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Thursday, April 28, 2011
Reality Show approved for Incentive!
The Michigan Film Office announced that the television show "Domestic Justice" is on the approved list for a film incentive from the state for the show’s pilot episode. The plot is described as a "...reality show with Honorable Vonda R. Evans, who will work with litigants to address domestic discord in their lives and provide solutions in a lively forum for participants and viewers."
“This pilot episode will put the necessary framework in place to get the reality program "Domestic Justice" off to a successful start,” said Carrie Jones, director of the Michigan Film Office. “The Film Office is pleased to be able to award the project an incentive and is excited about the future prospects of this program.”
"Domestic Justice" has been awarded an incentive of $32,109 on $78,450 of projected in-state expenditures for the pilot episode. Evans currently serves as a Wayne County Circuit Court Judge. The project is being produced by S3 Entertainment Group in Ferndale.
An independent film impresario - Sam Logan Khaleghi’s writing, directing and producing credits include the upcoming character drama APPROACHING MIDNIGHT featuring Jana Kramer (co-star of CW’s ‘One Tree Hill’); His freshman effort into the world of cinema came with his crime-drama LOVE IS A THIEVES' GAME which was shot during college years on location in Detroit, Michigan as well as New York City. In the world of television, Sam served as associate producer on the season finale (8th season) of MTV's Emmy winning series MADE; As thespian he made his television debut with a small role in Lifetime TV Networks PRAYERS FOR BOBBY * starring Sigourney Weaver and appeared in the season finale of Touchstone Pictures' Television's DETROIT 1-8-7. He can currently be seen in television commercials for the national ‘Pure Michigan’ campaign.
Sam is a graduate of the Master of Science in Communication Management program at Northwestern University. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication from the University of Michigan - Dearborn and studied at the prestigious Guildhall School of of Music and Drama in London, England.