Thursday, April 11, 2013
Wyandotte police detective Scott Galeski has an estimated 7,000 hours of community service with the City of Wyandotte.
Wyandotte police detective Scott Galeski was presented with the President's Call to Service Award Monday at the regularly scheduled Wyandotte City Council meeting. Galeski, 48, of Wyandotte, has an estimated 7,000 hours of community service in the City of Wyandotte, which far exceeds the minimum of 4,000 hours required to receive the award. Galeski long-time friend, Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Kowalske, surprised him with the award and highlighted some of the milestones in his career and personal life. "I had no idea," Galeski said. "I've had a wonderful career and the kids are the most important." Here are a few of the highlights described in the meeting: The Call to Service Award is a small blue pin emblazoned with a gold bald …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The award winners in the Downriver Detroit Underground Festival of Films include some Wyandotte residents.
There were more than a dozen films featured in the Downriver Detroit Underground Festival of Films on Saturday. The festival started was at the James R. DeSana Center for Arts & Culture (Wyandotte Arts Center). Award-winning local independent filmmaker and Wyandotte police detective Scott Galeski debuted three of his films Saturday. Galeski’s production company, Ring of Fire Entertainment, which he co-founded with his brother, Daniel Galeski Jr., sponsored the festival. Many of the actors and other participants are from the local area. Several Wyandotte residents won awards for their performances. Here is a list of the award winners:
Scott Galeski, the co-founder of the company that sponsored the Detroit Underground Festival of Films in Wyandotte, said the event went well.
The Downriver Detroit Underground Festival of Films on Saturday was a success and a good time, according to attendees. Wyandotte wasn't just where the festival was held, but also where several of the films were shot. Natalie Rankine, a Wyandotte resident, said she thoroughly enjoyed the event. "I loved it! So much of the filming was done in Wyandotte and that was really great," Rankine said. "I thought they were really high quality," she added. Five films featured on Saturday were shot in Wyandotte. Award-winning local independent filmmaker and Wyandotte police detective Scott Galeski debuted three of his films at the festival. His films Taking Back the City, Bone Yard and Whiskey Tango were all shot at least partially in Wyandotte. Bone …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Downriver Detroit Underground Festival of Films begins at 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10.
The first-ever Downriver Detroit Underground Festival of Films will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday at the James R. DeSana Center for Arts & Culture (Wyandotte Arts Center). Headlining will be the world premiere of three short films written and produced by award-winning local independent filmmaker and Wyandotte police detective Scott Galeski. Galeski’s production company, Ring of Fire Entertainment, which he co-founded with his brother, Daniel Galeski Jr., is sponsoring the festival. The Ring of Fire films debuting will be Taking Back the City, Bone Yard and Whiskey Tango. Several other independent filmmakers from the metropolitan Detroit area have been invited to show their short films, as well. The run time of each will be between five and…
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Wyandotte police Detective Scott Galeski and his brother, Daniel Jr., continue with their passion.
The Galeski brothers are being credited for having an exemplary "Downriver work ethic," according to a profile done on them by Detroit Live Magazine. Wyandotte police Detective Scott Galeski and his brother, Daniel Jr., are in the midst of producing their first feature-length film, POOKERLAND. The pair has been involved in filmmaking since childhood and, as of a few years ago, are seeing their work taking off as they have always hoped it would. "All their films use local talent," the Detroit Live Magazine story says. "They are built around themes that are familiar to anyone who was born and raised here." For more on the brothers, check out the Detroit Live Magazine story, as well as past stories on Wyandotte Patch.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Scott Galeski of Wyandotte and his brother, Daniel Galeski Jr., are working together to produce their first feature-length movie locally, starring rock legend Mitch Ryder.
Family means the world to Daniel Galeski Jr., which is evidenced by the film he is producing with his brother, Wyandotte police Detective Scott Galeski. The film, POOKERLAND, is named after a nickname Daniel created for his daughter, Randi Hutchison, who happens to be the female lead in the film. Another one of his daughters, Tori Galeski, also will star in the film. In keeping with the family-affair theme, the Galeski brothers recently began production with another team of brothers, Brion and Eric Andrew Dodson of Captiv8 Productions, to create POOKERLAND. Daniel Galeski said the movie is a metaphor for his own life experience with time passing and his fight for rights as a noncustodial parent. He said the process of shooting scenes for …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Rock legend Mitch Ryder rolled into Wyandotte on Wednesday as part of the cast of POOKERLAND, the first feature film from Ring of Fire Entertainment.
Hollywood came to town Wednesday as the cast of POOKERLAND gathered in Wyandotte for a promotional photo shoot. Detroit rock icon Mitch Ryder and his wife Megan attended the shoot along with other local artists. Ryder and his wife will make an appearance in the film. Scott Galeski, a Wyandotte police detective turned writer and producer, and his brother, Daniel Galeski Jr., are the founders of Ring of Fire Entertainment. They have teamed up with brothers Brion and Eric Andrew Dodson of Captiv8 Productions to produce POOKERLAND, their first feature film. Wednesday's photo shoot took place in the loft space above Barry N Company Designs amidst a flurry of media attention. Reporters from several print and television news sources were on hand …