Archive for the 'News du C-U' Category

Art to change from Co-op to NFP

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Based on an unanimous vote by shareholders, the Art Theater Co-op will become a non-profit venue after it is absorbed into the Art Film Foundation of Champaign, IL. Click to read the press release!

REVIVAL at hand for C-U studio

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The Image Comics title “Revival” will become a low-budget feature film project for Shatterglass Films of Champaign and shoot in the Midwest the first half of 2018. Read on for the full announcement!

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?

Call open for DZFF horror fest

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

The Drunken Zombie International Festival is calling for entries to fill the schedule of their eighth annual horror film event on March 11-12, 2016. Deadline is January 31, 2016, for those who are interested!

CUFF link to indie present, past

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Don’t make us whip out a dose of the underground on you, dearest readers … oops, too late! Behold, thoughts and deets pertaining to this week’s Chicago Underground Film Festival!

EIU Feminist Fest starts March 23

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The eighth annual Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival will take place March 23-25, 2015, at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, featuring indie films FISH TANK and MOSQUITA Y MARI.

Building NAFF-ticipation no longer

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

The sixth annual New Art Film Festival is … not accepting entries just yet. Read on, MacNAFFs…

CNN to gift LIFE ITSELF on Jan. 4

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

CNN has announced the broadcast premiere of the Roger Ebert documentary LIFE ITSELF will be on Sunday, January 4, 2015.

Call for Feminist Fest 2015 live

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Organizers of the eighth annual Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, will be accepting submissions through Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Student films sought for EIU fest

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Student filmmakers in downstate Illinois are invited to submit their work between now and Friday, October 10, 2014, for possible inclusion in the tenth annual Embarras Valley Film Festival at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL.

Talent in demand at Surface 51

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Champaign marketing firm Surface 51 is casting far and wide for talent to populate an upcoming television campaign they are producing. Read the casting call right here!

21 Film Project no. 7 underway

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

The Land of Lincoln Credit Union in Decatur has announced their seventh annual 21 Film Project film contest, selections of which will play the Soy Capital’s popular Decatur Celebration in early August.

EIU Feminist Fest taking entries

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Organizers of the seventh annual Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, will be accepting submissions through Saturday, March 1, 2014.

Neon Harbor new home for DMS

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

The team behind Dark Maze Studios of Champaign is heading for new pastures with the on-line debut of Neon Harbor this Friday, June 14, 2013!