Archive for the 'Education/Classes' Category

‘Dance’ to be last FOW, FWIW

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

From the “Flicker of the Week” Dept.: Our critic’s pick segment concludes with a look at “Did You Know We Taught Them How to Dance?”, scheduled to close after March 25, 2017, at Krannert Art Museum in Champaign, IL.

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 10

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

The start of Year 10 must have been so zen that we neglected the annual address. Therefore, we’re posting plug-and-play content as we count down and lead up to Year 12! This time, we posit media creation for all.

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!

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.

Illini Film & Video meets Nov. 1

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

The next meeting of Illini Film & Video will be on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 6 p.m. on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana.

Museum, theater note film history

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Are old buildings and community centerpieces your bag? Then you might consider either or both of these events at the Lincoln Square Theatre in Decatur and McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington!

Panels set for Ebertfest 2016

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

The College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced the panels to be held in conjunction with the eighteenth annual edition of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival.

FOW: UI mulls SF from USSR, etc.

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

From the “Flicker of the Week” Dept.: On February 23 and 25, 2016, the Main Library at the University of Illinois will present an imaginatively conceived “International Science Fiction Film Festival.”

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!

C-U Film Leader: 10.14.2015

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

In the return of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about CONSUMED coming to the Art, the fate of a few thousand Rentertainments, and a pair of festivals with deadlines!

IOW: Films inspire Chinese RSO

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The Chinese Independent Film Society enters its fourth academic year at the University of Illinois with movies to watch and make. Here’s our introduction to their club activities.

Illini Film Video meets Sept. 9, 10

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

The next meetings of Illini Film & Video will be on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, and Thursday, September 10, 2015, both at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana.

IOW: COP flexes Monday Might

Monday, September 7th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: We’ve just invented a new consumer “holiday” for which the main catalysts are misfit toys from our youth and lo-fi ingenuity from the present day. In other words, ROBOT COP!