Archive for January, 2007

747 lands SHORTS in Springfield

Friday, January 26th, 2007

A brand-new program that showcases independently-made films, WATCH MY SHORTS, has begun airing weekly in the Springfield, IL, area on ACCESS 4.

AS MERCY DOES audition Jan. 27

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Accident Films of Bloomington has rescheduled their casting call for AS MERCY DOES. It will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2007, at the Coffee House in downtown Normal.

Expansive doc explores Mozart

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

The life and work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is explored in the British documentary IN SEARCH OF MOZART, to be presented by the Prairie Ensemble on Sunday, January 21, 2007, at Faith United Methodist Church in Champaign, IL.

Illini Film & Video meets Jan. 22

Friday, January 19th, 2007

The next meeting of Illini Film & Video will be on Monday, January 22, 2007, at 7 p.m. in the basement lounge of the UIUC English Building on the Main Quad.

Q&A du C-U: Eleanore Stasheff

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

Interview with the directrix of EIDOLON and numerous other Sine Fine films.

Ghosts, ZOMBIE walk Avon aisles

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE and STRANGLER OF THE SWAMP will spook patrons of the Avon Theatre in downtown Decatur, IL, on Friday, January 19, 2006, beginning at 10:30 p.m.

“Sirens” calls again, RED ramps up

Friday, January 12th, 2007

Your editor heeds the call of “Sirens of Cinema” for another byline, while RETURN IN RED makes available several MICRO-FILM articles on DVD.

CU Video Group meets Jan. 10

Monday, January 8th, 2007

The next meeting of CU Video Group will be on Wednesday, January 10, 2007, 7 p.m. at Rock’s, 25 E. Springfield Ave., Champaign.

Accident Films auditioning soon

Sunday, January 7th, 2007

Bloomington, IL, based Accident Films has announced a casting call on Saturday, January 20, 2007, for a new production tentatively called AS MERCY DOES.

Is that you, NORMAL LIFE?

Saturday, January 6th, 2007

We finally receive clarification as to why CNGM Pictures of Palatine, IL, made a movie in Normal, IL, called NORMAL LIFE … apart from the obvious.

Castle Theatre shuts its doors

Friday, January 5th, 2007

The Castle Theatre in Bloomington, IL, has closed for business according to owner-operator Ben Slotky, who revived the single-screen movie house in 2003.