8180Films is a Michigan-based film production company formed in 2008 by Rebecca Reynolds, Jim Carpenter, and Larry Brand to make high quality, cost-effective independent films. Joining 8180Films as a Principal is Ross Satterwhite, who now leads the fund raising, investor relations and other financial aspects of the film company.

 

8180 Films’ fourth and latest feature is the performance documentary Beyond Glory, starring Stephen Lang, based on Larry Smith's book of the same name and directed by Larry Brand.  Their third feature is Larry Brand’s neo-noir suspense thriller, The Girl on the Train (2013 Traverse City Film Festival and West Coast premiere 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival). The company’s second feature is the comedy documentary, The Coexist Comedy Tour, (2013 Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts Festival, now available on iTunes andAmazon). 8180Films’ first feature is Christina, starring Nicki Aycox, Jordan Belfi, and Stephen Lang. Winner of seven major awards in its first four film festivals, Christina is distributed by Indican Pictures (USA).

 

TC Winter Comedy Arts Festival
TC Winter Comedy Arts Festival

Producers Jim Carpenter & Rebecca Reynolds and writer/director Larry Brand spot 2013 Cherry Princess at Traverse City's State Theatre.

Christina Premiere at State Theatre
Christina Premiere at State Theatre

Michael Moore introduces Christina's stars, writer/director and producers at premiere in Traverse City, Michigan, July 2010.

Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes

At Grand Central Terminal with actor Henry Ian Cusick during filming of The Girl on the Train, April 2012.

Morning Shoot at East River
Morning Shoot at East River

Actors Henry Ian Cusick and Nicki Aycox with writer/director Larry Brand between takes shooting The Girl on the Train in New York City, April 2012.

Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes

As The Girl on the Train's cinematographer, David Sperling, sets up a shot along the Hudson River, April 2012.