Archive for the 'Central Ill. Commission' Category

‘I DO’ to set HCA ablaze tonight

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The latest from Predestined Arts & Entertainment of Springfield, BEFORE ‘I DO,’ will premiere at that city’s Hoogland Center for the Arts tonight, April 30, 2016. Director Kimberly D. Conner helps us preview the show!

Love is a hop, skip, JUMP IN away

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Filmmaking entrepreneur Kimberly Conner of Springfield broke through when her first feature JUMP IN received national DVD distribution last September. Her second full-length drama is on the way!

Eek! No rest from the flickers!

Monday, October 27th, 2014

We’ve crammed so many film culture plugs in this post that it’s downright eerie! Beware that something Freeky, Drunken, Embarras, and International this way comes in the next week-plus, but don’t be shy in getting sexy with your cinema stuffs, either!

Support your local Oscar party

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Who will win? Who will lose? Who cares?!? Just watch the Oscars with the ones you love. This has been a public service message from C-U Blogfidential.

Five film events to drop this fall

Friday, October 26th, 2012

We have news for you, dearest readers. All of your favorite fall-time film happenings are going to happen RIGHT NOW. Well, almost. You’ll want to read on for the details about … are you ready? … the Freeky Creek Short Film Festival, the Drunken Zombie Film Festival, the Embarrass Valley Film Festival, the Route 66 International Film Festival, and the Central Illinois Film Expo & Trade Show. Seriously.

CIFC, CMM meet March 15, 20

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

The Central Illinois Film Commission will congregate at the Montvale Plaza Schnucks in Springfield, IL, on Thursday, March 15, 2012, while Champaign Movie Makers will next meet a few days later at SoDo Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.

CMM, CIFC launch new pages

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Both Champaign Movie Makers of Champaign-Urbana and the Central Illinois Film Commission of Springfield have launched new on-line homes where our friendly neighborhood filmmakers can visit and interact!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.14.2012

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we filter thoughts on a film commission, dispense the skinny on various deadlines and doings, and marvel at the meticulous wealth of movies now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 09.16.2011

Friday, September 16th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we clue you in to this week’s festivals, potentially game-changing editing software, the most voluptuous set of “Links” we’ve ever assembled, and the movies now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 02.11.2011

Friday, February 11th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we remind you to attend Champaign Movie Makers, patronize the Central Illinois Film Commission, submit to the New Art Film Festival, and watch what movies are now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.20.2011

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we update the story of THE STORY OF HAPPINESS, break down the Art Theater’s Documentary Festival, grovel for you to litter CUBlog with comments, and update what movies are now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.13.2011

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we announce the World Premiere of Dreamscape Cinema’s DISPOSABLE, pass along film fest deadlines, prove our commitment to print, and list what movies are now playing/renting near you!

CIFC meets Thursday, Dec. 16

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

The Central Illinois Film Commission will congregate at Di Piero’s Sicilian Cucina in Springfield, IL, on Thursday, December 16, 2010.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 11.18.2010

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we find the release date for PRESS START 2, lament a lost student film, spill on a new Illini Film & Video project, and give up what movies are now playing/renting near you!