Archive for February, 2011

IOW: Duo films dance thesis

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Recent C-U arrivals Bogdan Heretoiu and Catrina Choate-Heretoiu make their first artistic mark as a local filmmaking team with the latter’s “dance for camera” thesis project, PROBABILITY OF POSSIBILITIES.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 02.25.2011

Friday, February 25th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we embark on our next five-year mission, entertain PROBABILITY OF POSSIBILITIES, envelop ourselves in triptych, “eek” out the killer wasps, and elucidate over what movies are now playing/renting near you!

We have SHEEBA DVD winners!

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

C-U Blogfidential announces the winners of our SHEEBA DVD contest!

IOW: Haley disconnects on DVD

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: One more time we dredge up a Dreamscape Cinema cover design, this for the national DVD release of DISCONNECT, and then relate a tale of two trailers issued by distributor Osiris Entertainment!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 02.18.2011

Friday, February 18th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we reveal DISCONNECT on DVD, marvel at Buttered Corn on the Cob Film Festival timing, give big ups to Big Muddy Film Festival, and volunteer the scoop on what movies are now playing/renting near you!

PRESS START 2 doubles the love

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Dark Maze Studios of Champaign, IL, has formally announced that their newest production, PRESS START 2 CONTINUE, will be available on DVD beginning March 11, 2011.

IOW: WINTER wonder lands

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Our friend Alaric Rocha of Blue Bassoon Pictures in Chicago has completed his Super 8 movie short, WINTER, which he and a local crew filmed in the Decatur outskirts a year ago.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 02.11.2011

Friday, February 11th, 2011

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we remind you to attend Champaign Movie Makers, patronize the Central Illinois Film Commission, submit to the New Art Film Festival, and watch what movies are now playing/renting near you!

IOW: OMG! LOL! IFV @ WWW!

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: We collect, embed, and dissect a handful of recent videos made by current and former members of Illini Film & Video at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign!

CLEAN SLATE :: February 2011

Friday, February 4th, 2011

C-U Blogfidential’s monthly open forum, “Clean Slate,” asks what you feel the C-U needs for its filmmaking population to thrive!