Opportunities to explore various crafts within the filmmaking trade include Tom Logan’s acting seminar on August 1-3, 2008, at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center in Springfield, IL, Cheryl Croasmun’s production/development seminar on August 6, 2008, at Kicks Family Entertainment Center in Springfield, IL, and Alaric S. Rocha’s film production workshop on August 15-17, 2008, in Champaign, IL, location TBD.
Archive for July, 2008
Articles in the Chicago Tribune covering the formal departure of Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper from the long-running movie review program AT THE MOVIES, to be replaced this fall by Ben Lyons of E! Entertainment Television and Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies.
Your editor grumbles at length about the opportunity missed by the Illinois Film Office at their inaugural “IFO Night at the Movies” in Savoy on June 30, 2008, to educate and connect with downstate media makers.
Dreamscape Cinema of Champaign has announced a crew call to fill positions on its upcoming thriller, PANTHER ISLAND.
Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the opening of the brand-new Stardust Drive-In near the intersection of Route 130 and 14th Street in Charleston, IL.
Episode 2 of SAMSARA, an offbeat short-film series juxtaposing young adult anxieites and teeming cosmic forces, has been posted for Internet streaming by co-creator Roshan Murthy.