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L’episode un C-U: PEORIA plays TV

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

In the first part of our limited series on independently-produced dramatic television in central Illinois, we peek at the progress being made by PEORIA creator Michael Mcgruder and his personnel.

Calendar: June 26-July 2, 2020

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Select movie listings for June 26-July 2, 2020 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Don’t forget to read the MFHQ Memo!

Collective hones film skills weekly

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

The Workshop Films Collective, a newer group devoted to developing technical skills and honing storytelling concepts, is led by John Isberg and gathers weekly at Shatterglass Studios in Champaign, IL.

Casting underway for feature films

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Three upcoming film productions between Dreamscape Cinema of Champaign, IL, and Swede Films of Urbana, IL, are in need of acting talent to fill roles. Ready to submit the right stuff, thespians of the C-U?

STREETS team filling roles at IMC

Friday, August 10th, 2018

A final casting call for the Danish/German/U.S. independent film production DEATH ON THE STREETS will be held August 11, 2018, at the Independent Media center in Urbana, IL.

REVIVAL at hand for C-U studio

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The Image Comics title “Revival” will become a low-budget feature film project for Shatterglass Films of Champaign and shoot in the Midwest the first half of 2018. Read on for the full announcement!

Art no party in drama GREENE

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

University of Illinois junior Keenan Dailey is casting for his micro-budget feature GREENE on campus tonight, Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He is also fishing for micro-funds to help make his film a reality!

IOW: Plenty of pre-HOLLY activity

Friday, February 27th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: HOLLY is probably the biggest risk taken so far by HD Productions of Champaign, but they have plenty of previous do-it-yourself experience to draw from.

Noting the needful film things

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

We challenge you, dearest arts supporters, to jump right on in and help out these efforts. We would not have Champaign-Urbana film culture without ’em!

Talent in demand at Surface 51

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Champaign marketing firm Surface 51 is casting far and wide for talent to populate an upcoming television campaign they are producing. Read the casting call right here!

CHLOE seeks crowd for concert

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Urbana filmmaker Johnny Robinson and crew would love to see you put on your best summertime threads and appear as extras later tonight, Saturday, March 22, 2014, in a concert scene for his feature THE GARDEN OF CHLOE.

IOW: Cultivating lit on the “Farm”

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: When projects pop up from nowhere, we simply must share! Behold the covers to the full-sized and mini editions of The Popcorn Farm, a new low-budget literary magazine launched in Springfield, Illinois.

Silent nights a no-go at MFHQ

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

We could wile away the winter by camping in front of the telly, Skyping cutesy-like with our friends, or sleeping lots more than usual. But, no. NOOOOO-O-O-O-O. We have too much Confidential action on our hands to be mere Champaign-Urbana mortals. Qualifiers ahead!

Talent testing tonight for TITAN

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Hear ye, hear ye! A new Roger Ebert story completely unrelated to Russ Meyer will hit the big screen later this year, and YOU can take part in its creation! Read on for information on tonight’s auditions for THE THINKING MOLECULES OF TITAN!

Monticello next in WILL-TV series

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

WILL Channel 12, the PBS affiliate based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is reviving a previous collaborative project with the production of the special program WE ARE MONTICELLO. If you are a resident of Monticello, you can be involved!