The next meeting of CU Video Group will be on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 7 p.m. in the new addition of the Esquire Lounge in downtown Champaign.
Archive for March, 2006
Microcinema/Artpix releases the film and video work of UIUC MFA alumnus William Wegman, while Freestyle Home Entertainment delays the surreal horror film HEADSPACE starring recent graduate Christopher Denham.
The College of Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced the movies to be showcased at the eighth annual edition of Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival.
Random TV is an independent Champaign-Urbana (IL) Audio/Video collective that seeks to promote film art by bringing together local talent to create a short-form television show that will premiere online and on public broadcast television.
Almost three years after being filmed in Champaign County, CRAB ORCHARD made its public debut on Wednesday, March 13, 2006, at Champaign’s Virginia Theatre.
Is film truly teetering on the brink of death like everyone says it is?
Article in Champaign News-Gazette about Allen Hall residence of Fred Rubin, UIUC alumnus and veteran sitcom writer and producer.
Urbana native Michael Wiese, a publisher of film industry books and independent producer, to lead seminar at Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival on April 29, 2006.
“Mortal Kombat” videogame stars Daniel and Carlos Pesina join the cast of Dark Maze Studios’ PRESS START, currently filming in Champaign, IL.
UIUC senior Kevin Taylor begins filming scenes from drama DONUT SHOP at original Merry Ann’s Diner in south Champaign, IL.
Article in Danville Commercial-News about public premiere of indie feature SHOW in Danville, IL, where the film was produced.
CRAB ORCHARD, directed by Michael Jacobs and produced by Robin Christian Peters for Champaign, IL-based Dreamscape Cinema, premieres at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign on March 15, 2006.
SHOW, directed by Mike Boedicker, premieres at the Danville Public Library in Danville, IL, on February 24-25, 2006.