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FILM & animation

the flow of water

Year of production: 2015

Animation and live-action short film featured at Detroit's Art X Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 2015, with a soundtrack by audio artist Mariuca Rofick.


Year of production: 2019

Animated short film featured at the All Together Now Film Festival, Highland Park, Michigan; 2019. Soundtrack by audio artist Mariuca Rofick.

Ghost story

Year of production: 2014

Conceptual artist and photographer Pixi Holladay brings Ghost Story, a moving and deeply introspective body of work to Detroit's Carr Center, October 22-November 28, 2014. Promotional video directed by Detroit artist Carl Wilson with a soundtrack by audio artist Mariuca Rofick.

the new ten 

A lyric novel by with
animation by Carl Wilson

Year of production: 2022

Hanging words on music has been a lifelong pursuit for Don Wellman (AKA: It earned a suspension from Detroit’s prestigious Cass Technical High School and followed him throughout his career as a copywriter and video producer. When the time came to attempt a novel, it seemed only natural that its theme should comprise launching ideas over the airwaves through words and music.

Working alternately on brochures for Dow Chemical, lyrics for local rock bands, and an evolving storyline, the manuscript for THE NEW TEN came together along with eleven original song demos that share its DNA – with lyrics created to represent each chapter’s essential idea.

Today, Wellman lives steps away from Woodward Avenue in Ferndale, Michigan, and THE NEW TEN resides as a combination of words, music, and moving images at

In the studio with Carl Wilson and Mariuca Rofick

the boiler room

Year of production: 2020

This Pandemic project was created for The Scarab Club, Detroit's oldest art gallery.

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