Nu Wave Films LLC is a Michigan Limited Liability Production company based in Holly, MI.

Nu Wave films produce various films and web series. The productions are artful, provocative and enjoyable. Nu Wave Films specializes in visual, surrealist films that leave audiences engrossed, fascinated, and enthralled.

The company was founded by award-winning filmmaker Robert Joseph Butler and producer Aaron Karns. The ultimate goal of Nu Wave Films is to create various cinematic features and shorts that appeal to the art house / independent enthusiast.

Robert Joseph Butler (Director)

Aaron Karns (Produce)

Robert Joseph Butler has made his impact immediately felt on the Michigan film landscape. In two short years, he has gone from the best-directing award at the Motion Picture Institute of Michigan to making professional short films that have been exhibited at festivals around the world.

In 2009 his short film "Dark Heart" won numerous awards on the film

festival circuit, the short film adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart", in 2010 his short film "The Spirit of Isabel" went onto to play in well over 45 film festivals worldwide and won well over 15 awards, including the top prize at the 2010 Blue Water Film Festival, Best Drama at the Detroit-Windsor International Film Festival, and the Silver Platinum Award at the 44th Annual Houston International Film Festival, a festival whose alumni include Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, and George Lucas. The film also had major screenings in Hollywood and New York City.

Robert Joseph Butler was noted and praised in the local filmmaker category when Real Detroit Weekly selected him best local filmmaker and was featured as Michigan Artist of the Month in March 2011 by 101.9 WDET. With his tremendous vision and passion, Robert has successfully directed short films, gained critical acclaim and most importantly has drawn an audience and following to his films.

Credits:

Love Immortal (2019)

The Girl on the Mat (2016)

Within (2015)

Olivia's Cross (2012)

The Spirit of Isabel (2010)

Retreat (2009)

Dark Heart (2009)

Journey Into Silence (2008)

Broken Fidelity (2008)

Portrait of a Marriage (2008)

Aaron Karns is a young and gifted producer working out of Clarkston, Michigan.

Most recently, Aaron worked with Warner Bros. Studios for over 2 years as a Digital Producer. He brought his knowledge of digital media to help impact performance through design and development of digital media channels across web, mobile, social, broadcast, and video.

As a charter member of Nu Wave Films, The production company involved with Sisters Wrath, Aaron has worked on his own to produce a myriad of short films and commercial work. His works have been exhibited in festivals around the country as well as on national and local television.

Aaron studied Film and Video Production at Brooks Institute of Photography in Ventura, California. Aaron recently produced Seducing Collision and will be handling the budgeting, scheduling and production for Nu Wave Films.

Credits:

Within (2015)

Seducing Collision (2014)

Olivia's Cross (2012)

Is It Just Me? (2010)

The Spirit of Isabel (2010)

BIP25325 (2010)

Retreat (2009)

Dark Heart (2009)

Journey Into Silence (2008)

Broken Fidelity (2008)

Portrait of a Marriage (2008)

Last Train Home (2006)

Traveling Light (2006)

Rock The Paper With Scissors (2005)

2012 (2004)

Para Usted (2004)

Contact Us


Nu Wave Films


(248) 396-8349

nuwavefilms@gmail.com