Archive for October, 2009

Teach film at UIUC? Yes! Sorta

Friday, October 30th, 2009

The College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Media & Cinema Studies.

It was 10 years, 2 hours ago…

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Join us for this important flashback 10 years in the making, dearest readers of C-U Blogfidential.

Ebertfest passes on sale Nov. 1

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Festival passes for the 12th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival in Champaign, IL, in April 2010 will go on sale this Sunday, November 1, 2009.

Countdown in effect for PS2

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Dark Maze Studios of Champaign, IL, reveals their first teaser poster for PRESS START 2 CONTINUE, which is currently in production.

CUZine ’99 now booking ads!

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Join us back for the attack this December when our first “off-season” issue, C-U Confidential ’99, hits the streets!

CMM meets Wednesday, Oct. 21

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at the UIUC Foreign Language Building in Urbana, IL, on Wednesday, October 21, 2009.


Sunday, October 18th, 2009

On Wednesday, September 30, 2009, CNGM Pictures of Palatine, IL, released to DVD their college-set drama NORMAL LIFE, filmed in Bloomington-Normal during the spring of 2006.

Double your OPA! pleasure

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Taste the possible future of narrative film presentation by taking in an old-fashioned low-budget romance, OPA!, at the Beverly Cinema 18 in Champaign, IL, starting on Friday, October 16, 2009.

Act now! Is 5 p.m. today okay?

Friday, October 16th, 2009

You’ve heard of speed dating, yes? Well, then, how about an exciting round of “speed casting” for the indie film FINDING VIRGINIA, starting at 5 p.m. today, Friday, October 16, 2009, at the Capital Area Career Center in Springfield, IL? Madness!

Act now! DP soon! Read!! Heed!!!

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Thomas C. Card and Pounded Pavement Productions need to find a few good film people for before and behind the camera. Christopher DeSouza and Next Process Films need to find a few good film people for behind and (presumably) in front of the camera. Your humble editor and C-U Blogfidential suggest that you investigate their needs.

Marlee, Mario, more on horizon

Monday, October 12th, 2009

C-U Blogfidential shares some ideas about places to go, people to meet, and events to attend, because we are firm believers in moderating one’s time in front of one’s video screens at the home front.

W2 of TI! banks $8.7M bonus

Friday, October 9th, 2009

THE INFORMANT! adds $8.7 million to its total earnings during its second full week of release in the U.S. Yes, we know its third full week of release just concluded. Tell it to the judge!

Premonition is now CERTAIN-ty

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming Premonition Pictures movie, A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW, coming to DVD on December 16, 2009, after being completely shot in Champaign-Urbana earlier this year.

PS2 CONTINUE to play in 2010!

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

If TRON can spawn a sequel, why not PRESS START? Dark Maze Studios of Champaign reveals that PRESS START 2 CONTINUE is currently in production.