Archive for November, 2008

DVD revels in ONE FINE DAY!

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

The seriocomic lives of fictional University of Illinois resident assistants are recounted in the 12-episode series ONE FINE DAY!, recently released as a DVD set by Premonition Pictures.

Playboy tests INTERNS at UIUC

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about Playboy content producer Greg Johnson previewing the upcoming “mobisode” series INTERNS for University of Illinois undergraduate students at Lincoln Hall. Also, your editor grouses about the usual suspects.

Movie Makers to meet Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at the Champaign Public Library in Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.

CRAB ORCHARD makes DVD debut

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Champaign, IL, studio Dreamscape Cinema has belatedly released a DVD edition of their family drama CRAB ORCHARD, now known as SO OTHERS MAY LIVE.

DEN BALLONG tops 49HrFest

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Short subjects DER BALLONG and TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT won the awards at last night’s 49 Hour Film Competition festival, presented by Illini Film & Video.

Be a REVOLTING extra Nov. 16

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The makers of the local independent film REVOLTING are looking for extras to fill up the Kathryn Randolph Theater on Sunday, November 16, 2008, for a scene.

Coming Soon: Nov-Dec 2008

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

There’s lots of unique movie events this month in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond. Why not stop reading this cheeky little blurb and go read the detailed post instead? You might like it.

Get your vampire vote in … now!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

The campaigners drumming up support for vampire Abraham Lincoln in the current election have a streaming video they would like you to see.

EVFF 2008 fetes Joan Allen

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

The fourth annual Embarras Valley Film Festival, produced by Eastern Illinois University and highlighting the work of actress Joan Allen, will take place November 4-8, 2008, in downstate Charleston.

Ebertfest 2009 passes available

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Festival passes for the next Ebertfest, taking place at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign on April 22-26, 2009, are now on sale.