Archive for the 'Competition du C-U' Category

Kids’ vids preserve Pens to Lens

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

When life hands you lemons, make the best movies possible with limited means! This is the lesson behind the children-led Pens to Lens show that premiered virtually at Facebook on August 15, 2020.

Fellow fests worth a NAFF shout

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

In an ideal situation, the New Art Film Festival would be joining other downstate Illinois film events in engaging and enthralling you. In this case, the NAFF cheers on their festival friends from afar.

Options bloom for UI film students

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Students at the University of Illinois have more options to breathe in and produce the cinema then they know. We update today on the UI Golden Corn Student Film Festival and the Illinois Film Office’s Shortcuts contest.

Act fast and submit to tenth NAFF

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

A decade is a long while to be pulling one’s own weight in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, but the New Art Film Festival has managed such a feat. Get involved in marking the milestone by entering your film in Year 10!

Youth expressed positively in films

Monday, August 19th, 2019

‘Tis the season for learning as the school year rushes in, but any time is golden for inspiring our youth. Students living in the Champaign-Urbana area have options aplenty to do just that, even with filmmaking.

View Pens to Lens ’18 films today

Friday, August 24th, 2018

If you did not attend the Pens to Lens Gala on August 11, 2018, you missed out on a fantastic chance to see children’s imaginations in action. Lucky for you, P2L always releases the goods shortly after!

UI campus mixes TICKS with flicks

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

You can attend either the Insect Fear Film Festival or Sustainability Shorts Film Festival at the University of Illinois this Saturday, February 24, 2018, or submit work to the Illinifest Student Film Festival. Readers’ choice!

Illinifest entry window now open

Monday, February 13th, 2017

The MACS 464 classmates at the University of Illinois are gearing up for their annual “Illinifest” project, which will culminate with a short film show on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Entries are being accepted right now!

NAFFnado 7 hitting C-U in 2016!

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Despite rumors to the contrary, what happens in Chambana does NOT have to stay in Chambana … although it’s not a bad place to start! Throw caution to the wind, then, and submit to the 2016 New Art Film Festival!

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!