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Vision 561 Productions

Creative, Compelling, Entertaining


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Lisa Hagopian
Eric Harabadian

Vision 561 Productions is the Detroit area filmmaking team of Lisa Hagopian and Eric Harabadian.  Our vision is to communicate through documentary film the intriguing stories we discover in a compelling, creative and entertaining manner. Though we currently are focusing on documentary projects, we have also produced music videos and promotional pieces.

Filmmaking is a challenging journey

and we are dedicated to this pursuit.

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We Thrive Official Trailer

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Interview on WNZK October 2023

Feel free to make a donation to our Go Fund Me campaign for our feature length documentary currently in production, We Thrive.


music video "Still in The Game" Chain Reaction


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OFFICIAL SELECTION - Royal Starr Film Festival - 2023
Detroit Trinity Intl Film Festival - We Thrive  Independent Spirit Award - 2023
Golden Door Film Festival winner.
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Glendale International Film Festival - 2023
silver award winner
Bare Bones Festival Best Documentary
Nominee best documentary We Thrive

We Thrive:

Paradise Boogie:

Press:   The Oakland Press    Detroit Free Press     Ferndale Friends

Paradise Boogie Official Trailer

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Paradise Boogie shines a light on the influence of Detroit's early blues musicians, the neighborhoods of Black Bottom & Paradise Valley and how it all influenced the music makers of today and tomorrow. Detroit's bluesmakers demonstrate the melding of times and sharing of cultures through the blues. Highlighting the alliance of a veteran hall of famer musician and a 10 year old harp player, we honor the past, savor the present and strive toward the future of Detroit blues

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Cliff Casteel Interview on KTFX 2018

Lisa Hagopian & Eric Harabadian put their hearts into this project (Paradise Boogie)  and have brought forth a timeless documentation of an often overlooked and under appreciated chapter in the canon of the blues. It has been featured on PBS. They have taken this film to countless festivals across the country and internationally to unanimous acclaim. They have performed a great service to the City of Detroit, to artists and fans of the blues everywhere, and to the genre. It is a film all music lovers need to discover.

Reviewed by Joe Kidd – JKSB Media LLC

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Nothin' but Music shows the creativity and perseverance it takes to have a life long, full time career doing nothing but music - no day job to fall back on. We follow musicians Benny 'Jet' Speer from Benny and the Jets Band, a 'working class' musician at it for 40 years, and blues guitarist Howard Glazer. As well, we will gain insights from Question Mark of ? and the Mysterians, flutist Alexander Zonjic , singer Eliza Neals and many others. We see the diverse roads taken to have a lifelong career as a musician.

5.0 out of 5 stars Reviewed in the United States on February 23, 2017

This documentary was beautifully done and takes a spectacular look into the lives of musicians making it only on music...'Nothin But Music ' is a must see!

                                                                        Clarissa Stark


More of our work

Paradise Boogie Blues Revue


Santa Wants to Party

Nothin' but Music theme song

Memories of the SS Columbia

Bodybuilding: A Competitors Path

Vision 561 DVDs available at these local record shops

DVDs of our films are available for purchase at the metro Detroit retailers listed at left .

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