C-U Blogfidential starts off Year 3 with growing confidence and occasional hints of annoyance.
Archive for February, 2008
The BNFilmFest is accepting submissions through Friday, May 2, for its annual event, which will take place May 13-14, 2008, at the Normal Theater in Normal, IL.
Dark Maze Studios of Champaign, Illinois, has embarked on an itinerary of labyrinthine proportions now that their first feature, PRESS START, has been completed.
It’s moments like these when the words and actions of other “movie people” in the area simply get your editor’s goat. Therefore, your editor bitches.
Your editor doesn’t have much to add regarding the NIU shootings except for the obvious – we feel for the victims.
Coming Soon: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES @ Normal Theater, Normal, IL (2/16/08), Springfield and Central Illinois Film Commission meeting @ Kicks, Springfield, IL (2/21/08), African Film Festival @ Beverly Cinemas, Champaign, IL (2/22-28/08), Insect Fear Film Festival @ Foellinger Auditorium, UIUC, Urbana, IL (2/23/08), Dead of Winter Film Festival @ Lincoln Theatre, Decatur, IL (3/1/08), and Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour @ Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL (3/6/08).
Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about Carl Deal, who won the Grand Jury Prize for documentary filmmaking at this year’s Sundance Film Festival for the feature, TROUBLE THE WATER, along with Tia Lessin. Also, your editor bitches about bad reporting by others that indirectly thwarts the C-U Blogfidential mission.