Archive for the 'Champaign Movie Makers' Category

Virginia hosts Pens to Lens gala

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The second annual Pens to Lens Awards Gala will take place Saturday, August 9, 2014, at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign. Here is the line-up of all our children’s wild story ideas brought to life by the filmmakers of Champaign-Urbana!

CMM open to FOOD in May, June

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at Shatterglass Studios near downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Focus will be on useful pre-production skills and Pens to Lens film projects.

THADDEUS badass in C-U debut

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at Shatterglass Studios just south of downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Focus will be on the makers of the feature HOUSE OF THADDEUS!

Events we RIYL DIY filmmaking

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Once again, we feel behind the times in our own reporting niche but that will not stop us from encouraging you last-minute to support Urbana Basement Sessions, engage in “Dinner and Bikes,” and revel in the success of Pens to Lens!

Scripting is the thing at CMM

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Champaign Movie Makers will meet during a special screenwriters’ session at Quality Beer in downtown Champaign, IL, later tonight, Thursday, May 2, 2013. We also discuss the Pens to Lens screenwriting competition for children and an unique screenplay collection at UIUC!

CMM hosts NAFF reunion Apr. 16

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at SoDo Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Focus will be on the peeps behind the films of the New Art Film Festival!

CMM is ART NOW!, gathering at 7

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at SoDo Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. They also earned an appearance on UPTV!

SAG-AFTRA visits CMM Feb. 19

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at SoDo Theatre in downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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!