This may not constitute a “scene” as we’ve been experiencing lately in the C-U, but at the least WE HAD THIS BAND and THE GRAVEYARD MENACE bring some fresh filmmaking blood to Bloomington-Normal!
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Once again, we feel behind the times in our own reporting niche but that will not stop us from encouraging you last-minute to support Urbana Basement Sessions, engage in “Dinner and Bikes,” and revel in the success of Pens to Lens!
To be honest, we’ve always hedged at the thought of awarding our own annual “Oscars” to the significant movie achievers of Champaign-Urbana for the sake of film scene parity. Smile Politely has now beat us to that punch, thank you.
From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: WILL-TV 12 will air a compilation of clips featuring the late Roger Ebert, EBERT REMEMBERED, later tonight, Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 8 p.m. Also, take a look at Shatterglass Studios videos about Ebertfest and the Virginia Theatre!
Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at SoDo Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. They also earned an appearance on UPTV!
From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The fourth annual New Art Film Festival serves as the primary subject matter for the new episode of ART NOW! which first aired on Urbana Public Television this past Monday, March 11, 2013. Experience it right here or find out when it next appears on UPTV!
In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s NEW all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about the SCARY NORMAL premiere, a Mike Boedicker profile, Richard J. Leskosky thoughts on film in C-U, and the new QuantumCat Animation ‘blog!
In the second helping of our brain-food-for-thought regarding the survival of local movie theaters, we conjure the ghosts of brick-and-mortar cinemas past complete with a visual ode to downtown Champaign’s former Rialto Theater.
Seemingly, we’re unable to escape the topic of local movie theaters potentially biting the dust if they can’t afford the highly expensive projection equipment necessary to show movies offered only as digital files. Here is the first of two fresh ruminations about it.
We want YOU to provide the cinematic BOO in the C-U tonight! Read on to find out how right here on C-U Ghoulfidential!
Alternative media meets alternative media for a second go-round as the fine folks at Smile Politely allow your humble editor to profess a few things, confess a few other things, and otherwise lay down the skinny on C-U Confidential. Are you game to partake?
So, the News-Gazette beat us to the punch and featured local filmmakers Anne and Chris Lukeman on the cover of their Central Illinois Business magazine. We’ll let it slide. This time. Bwa to the ha ha!
In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we report first news of two short film projects, preview the Big Muddy and Insect Fear Film festivals, note entertainment media mentions of area college alums, and more!
In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we mention two film festival opportunities and a production grant, note the passing of Bingham Ray and Eiko Ishioka, dare to touch Andy Dick’s pigskin (movie), and more!