Archive for the 'CU Film Society' Category

C-U Film Leader: 6.27.2013

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about THE GARDEN OF CHLOE auditions, the passing of Gary Gardner, on-line Pens to Lens videos, the Avon Theatre’s new little sister, and film contests galore!

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!

C-U film not yet over the hill

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

It’s time for the Champaign-Urbana community to give itself a boost in supporting the integration of film and media production into our very fabric of being. That includes teaching the kids that making movies is alright.

CRAZY & THIEF set to charm Art

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Have you missed out on the Cory McAbee magic so far? You can rectify that situation tonight at 7:30 p.m. when the Champaign-Urbana Film Society brings his sweet lo-fi fable CRAZY & THIEF to the Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign, IL.

CUFS welcomes McAbee to C-U

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Anticipating the arrival tomorrow of the one and only Cory McAbee (STINGRAY SAM, CRAZY & THIEF), we provide a preview of his Champaign-Urbana Film Society organized visit and present a vintage appreciation of THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUT direct from the MICRO-FILM vault.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 10.22.2011

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we point out productions with a punch list, highlight an upcoming Chris Landreth appearance, perspire at the prospect of a new PERVERT’S GUIDE, and ogle the movies now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 09.30.2011

Friday, September 30th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” the rebirth of MICRO-FILM News Blog moves up, the publication of C-U Confidential ’99 moves back, filming begins on THE HAUNTED HOUSE, and movies continue to play/rent near you!

CU Film Society’s Web site is up!

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Shepherded by Shatterglass Studios of Champaign along with concerned Champaign-Urbana movie-making citizens, the CU Film Society proceeded with its “soft launch” last weekend by revealing their Web site.