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!
Archive for January, 2012
Select movie listings for January 27-February 2, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.”
Select movie listings for January 20-26, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!
EXTRA! Archival interview with the director and writer of “Caged Vixens: A Drive-In Movie Disguised as a Play”
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!
The next meeting of Illini Film & Video will be on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 6 p.m., in Room 108 of the UIUC English Building on the Main Quad.
In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we filter thoughts on a film commission, dispense the skinny on various deadlines and doings, and marvel at the meticulous wealth of movies now playing/renting near you!
From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Stop, drop, and watch the new music video for “Lovesick” by Morgan Orion, produced by Sam Ambler and Matt HarsH, the latter whom we discuss further because he concocts cool musician/projection hybrids in clubs. Of course, we have a clip!
In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we earn a new Missouri fan, learn of a Mark Johns plot to impress Roger Ebert, yearn for cool friends doing cool things, and churn the waters to scoop out the movies now playing/renting near you!