Archive for January, 2012

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.30.2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we mention two film festival opportunities and a production grant, note the passing of Bingham Ray and Eiko Ishioka, dare to touch Andy Dick’s pigskin (movie), and more!

Calendar du C-U: Jan.27-Feb.2

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Select movie listings for January 27-February 2, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

EVs exact REVENGE in Normal

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

She’s back! C-U Blogfidential columnist Michelle Kaffko checks in at the Secret MICRO-FILM Headquarters to tell us all about her promotional duties for the theatrical documentary, REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR, which pulls up to the Normal Theater in Normal, IL, tonight for a 7 p.m. show!

Price is right for Jan. 27 TTC!

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

C-U Confidential teams up with Psychic Joker Entertainment to present the lost movie gems of yesteryear with “The Psychic Joker’s Time Traveling Cinema” at SoDo Theatre in Champaign, Illinois! On January 27, 2012, we hop into THE YESTERDAY MACHINE, weather THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, and take up ill-fated residence in the HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL!

CMM, CIFC launch new pages

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Both Champaign Movie Makers of Champaign-Urbana and the Central Illinois Film Commission of Springfield have launched new on-line homes where our friendly neighborhood filmmakers can visit and interact!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 01.22.2012

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we address several developments in media and intellectual property involving restored copyright, Kodak bankruptcy, SOPA/PIPA, and an AMPAS report. Yes, get serious.

IOW: Send in the Caged Vixens!

Friday, January 20th, 2012

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: A slight detour is taken as we present rare video of a stage production written and directed by Champaign filmmaker Mike Trippiedi for the Celebration Company at the Station Theatre in Urbana in 1996, “Caged Vixens.”

Calendar du C-U: Jan.20-26

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Select movie listings for January 20-26, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Q&A du C-U: Mike Trippiedi, pt.1

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

EXTRA! Archival interview with the director and writer of “Caged Vixens: A Drive-In Movie Disguised as a Play”

CUBlog word count on the rise

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

While it sometimes feels like C-U Blogfidential has a lot of catching up to do, it’s not for the lack of effort in planning ahead. Here’s proof as we preview CUBlog editorial due to post in the first half of 2012!