Archive for July, 2007

WILL-TV article

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the “Show Me A Story” program sponsored by WILL-TV Channel 12 and the Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club of Champaign, during which preteens learn how to plan and produce a 10-minute segment for television. Plus, your editor bitches about the station’s lack of creative in-house programming.

Yay! SOMEDAY plays C-U today!

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

Believe it! Madison-by-way-of-C-U filmmaker Johnnie May will present his latest work, (i am going to love you..) SOMEDAY, during an indie rock show on Saturday, July 28, 2007, 9 p.m., at Cowboy Monkey in downtown Champaign.

Decatur to brave ZOMBIE MOVIE

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

A new horror film short called ZOMBIE MOVIE, produced in Taylorville, IL, will make its public debut on Friday, July 20, 2007, 7:30 p.m., at the Lincoln Square Theatre in downtown Decatur.

Twin Cinemas article

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the Twin Cinemas in nearby Villa Grove, recently put up for sale by owner Mark McSparin of Sensible Cinemas.

Illinois loses SIMPSONS premiere

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Article in Bloomington (IL) daily The Pantagraph about the victory of Springfield, Vermont, over Springfield, Illinois, in an on-line voting contest that awards the winner the United States premiere of 20th Century Fox’s THE SIMPSONS MOVIE on July 21, 2007.

CU Video Group meets July 11

Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

The next meeting of CU Video Group will be on Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 7 p.m. at Rock’s, 25 E. Springfield Ave., Champaign.


Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

Review in Champaign weekly “buzz” of the locally-made film WELCOME TO TOLONO along with observations about the area premiere at the University of Illinois’ Foellinger Auditorium on Saturday, June 30, 2007.