It's beginning to look like 2015 will be a pivotal year for Akron.
LAKEWOOD, Ohio - Cleveland I Love You is 11 short films being shot in Cleveland and the surrounding communities. There are seven different directors and five different writers. When it's finished it will be a full-blown feature film.
Jammy Buggars Restaurant and Pub was the backdrop for the second short film being shot.
The directors have hired about 100 actors and about 15 crew members. All of the cast and crew is local.
NewsChannel5's own Leon Bibb has been cast in one of the films. Andrea Richardson, who is an account executive at NewsChannel5 has a role in today's film.
If you would like to know more information on the film, you can go to: clevelandiloveyou.homestead.com/
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