Archive for the 'Media Coverage' Category

Cyberfest 20th not quite ver. 2.0

Monday, March 13th, 2017

A favorite happening of campus history past returns in the present as “Cyberfest 20th Anniversary” tonight, Monday, March 13, 2017, at the UI National Center for Supercomputing Applications in Urbana, Illinois.

In My Backyard: Year 8

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The start of Year 8 must have been so hype that we neglected the annual address. We also slipped the next four years. Time to plug holes as we slog towards Year 12! First, we fall back on an Octopus reprint from 2000.

Be INTIMATE over film in 2017

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

C-U Blogfidential editor Jason Pankoke recently appeared on the Web series ALMOST INTIMATE from HD Productions Media of Champaign, IL. Watch the episode now and learn what’s happening with HD!

Film fun to storm the Orpheum

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Provision Elevator Advertising and the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum have teamed to present an all-ages summertime event for the community, “Champaign Cinema under the Stars,” launching tonight!

C-U Film Leader: 2.17.2016

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about celebrity sightings to come, single-screen venues to preserve, and miscellany du C-U for all to behold!

IOW: DP did BLOOD work in C-U

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Two titans of cinematography, gone. Three footnotes in Champaign-Urbana film history, remembered. Four rare archival photos, presented in full FLESH AND BLOOD.

IOW: All that is good and HOLLY

Friday, December 18th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: On Sunday, December 20, 2015, all C-U cinema patrons will gather at the Art Theater Co-op to get a first look at the locally produced micro-film HOLLY. Yes? Correct? Perchance, we dream…

IOW: CONSUMED in moderation

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, all the C-U consumers of CONSUMED will gather at the Art Theater Co-op to get a first look at this locally shot, out-of-town indie. Will you be one of them?

C-U Film Leader: 11.12.2015

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about the brand-new Art Co-op memberships, several things Ebert/fest, and the Damian Duffy Hates Everything podcast!

IOW: Gritty twin bill to chill Con

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The Dark History Con of Champaign welcomes veteran dark artist Hart D. Fisher and his infamous locally-filmed opus, THE GARBAGE MAN, back to town.

IOW: Thus spoke Mike Trippiedi

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Our man Mike Trippiedi makes an appearance on the UPTV cable access show ART NOW!, sharing his performing arts experiences with host Virginia Waller.

IOW: P2L kid films debut Aug. 15

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Before the students in your life go back to school, take them to the Pens to Lens Gala on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, IL. Good things will be learned!

IOW: Our first TABLOIDS headline

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Animated high school students come to life in real-life college student Andrew Ambrose Lee’s new Web comedy, TABLOIDS. There will be a quiz after the reading!

IOW: Two-and-a-half vids to-day!

Friday, June 26th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Here is a video-laden update on indie films with a touch or two du C-U – THE END OF THE TOUR, THE ORIGINS OF WIT & HUMOR, and CONSUMED!