"For a long time, I had wanted to do a project centered around Detroit and, on the other hand, I also wanted to do something along the lines of those paranormal documentaries that I enjoy watching on TV," said Quint, "so I decided to do a short paranormal documentary about Detroit. My aim was to make something fun, informative, and easy to watch, like an old episode of 'Unsolved Mysteries'. I grew up hearing and reading about Detroit ghosts and urban myths. You can find all kinds of weird stories about this area."
Although exploring those spooky tales and shooting his film was an enjoyable experience, Quint says that the most rewarding part of the project was learning about Detroit's rich history. "Within the first few days of making this, it became pretty clear that this project was really all about research. Once you begin understanding the geography and background of this city, its legends start to make more sense," Quint said.
"The Spirits of Detroit" is narrated by Chris Chavez and features original music compositions by Chad Nini.