Archive for the 'Music Video' Category

Help fundraise for riot, rock docs

Monday, April 6th, 2020

A pair of documentaries with downstate Illinois ties, WHITE HEAT/BLACK ASHES and WHERE ARE YOU, JAY BENNETT?, are close to completion. If interested and able, why not nudge them along?

COUNTRY to encore on WILL-TV

Friday, March 6th, 2020

It has been a long while since a feature-length project has emerged from the WILL-TV studios in Urbana, so we welcome ILLINOIS COUNTRY with open arms. It airs tonight, March 6, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.

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.

SEEDS, more sewn in busy spring

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Diversity is key to experiencing this wide world through film. Witness it through our previews of SEEDS, UNDERGROUND SOUND, THE ART OF SITTING QUIETLY AND DOING NOTHING, and – yes – TURKISH STAR WARS!

Suede Chain to art-rock C-U anew

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

It is our sworn duty to trot out the evidence of independent filmmaking in Champaign-Urbana when the opportunity arises. The Suede Chain finally got back together, so therefore we discuss their DREAM WHEEL CIRCUS.

IOW: A Myriad Musical Tour, Pt.3

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The Underwerewolves, The Fights, Emily Blue, and a cornucopia of Champaign-Urbana bands provide the soundtracks for today’s gallery of music videos.

Trev tribute on tap at NOLA fest

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Colleagues are paying tribute this weekend to New Orleans, LA, resident Trevor Alan Taylor, a multimedia artist and promoter as well as former Champaign resident, who passed away this summer at age 34.

IOW: A Myriad Musical Tour, Pt.2

Friday, March 11th, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Motes, We the Animals, and Elsinore provide the soundtracks for today’s gallery of music videos produced by John Isberg of Swede Films in Urbana.

That was the NAFF VI that was

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015 will be remembered as the triumphant day the New Art Film Festival played the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL, in the fall season for the first time. Remember!

Picks for NAFF VI now posted!

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

It’s an action-packed program of local filmmaking that will impress the packed house at the Art Theater Co-op this Sunday, October 4, 2015, during the sixth annual New Art Film Festival!