Archive for November, 2010

MF/CUZine fire sale ’til April 1!

Friday, November 26th, 2010

We want more MICRO-FILM. You want more MICRO-FILM. We want more C-U Confidential. You want more C-U Confidential. We’re in a minor funding jam with our printer. You want to help us get out of that very same jam. We’ll love you forever and ever if you do.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 11.25.2010

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we do very little except wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and otherwise update what movies are now playing/renting near you!

IOW: Had the last NAFF, C-U?

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

We can hear your answer now: “Hell, no! NAFF won’t go!!!” You may be right. We may be crazy. Any which way, it’s time for you to read on, MacDuffs, and carefully consider the words contained herein “Images of the Week” regarding the New Art Film Festival.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 11.18.2010

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we find the release date for PRESS START 2, lament a lost student film, spill on a new Illini Film & Video project, and give up what movies are now playing/renting near you!

CLEAN SLATE :: November 2010

Friday, November 12th, 2010

In the return of C-U Blogfidential’s monthly open forum, “Clean Slate,” we want to know what you’ll be up to movie-wise in the coming year!

IOW: When We Were Freaky

Friday, November 12th, 2010

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Let’s now take a quick look at the work of Johnnie May and Danny Plotnick that typifies the wide-ranging variety once presented at Champaign-Urbana’s Freaky Film Festival from 1997 to 2000.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 11.12.2010

Friday, November 12th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we salute REVOLTING, IT’S A PENGUINFUL LIFE, and the Art Theater in victory, announce calls for actors, plug this weekend’s film fests, and reveal what movies are now playing/renting near you!

NATPE expo shows value of TV

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Champaign/Monticello filmmaker Robin Christian reports from the road about one of several industry conferences he attends each year, this one sponsored by the National Association of Television Program Executives.

EVFF to focus on silent films

Monday, November 8th, 2010

The seventh annual Embarras Valley Film Festival will explore silent film in the Land of Lincoln on November 11-13, 2010, at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

IOW: Only the Freekin’ best!

Friday, November 5th, 2010

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Let’s take a quick look at the award-winning entries that typified the horrific variety presented at this year’s Freeky Creek Short Film Festival: BEDTIME FOR TIMMY, SIDE EFFECT, and THE WINTER STALKER!