Archive for January, 2010

Belatedly hitting a BURNT beat

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Better late than never, Megan Johns pulls into the C-U Blogfidential station with her music video “The Beat was Burnt,” produced by Matt HarsH and Sam Ambler.

Illini Film & Video meets Jan. 25

Monday, January 25th, 2010

The next meeting of Illini Film & Video will be on Monday, January 25, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the UIUC English Building on the Main Quad.

Snickers spot pockets $5,000

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 and M&M Mars decided to share the wealth with Joe Taylor of Fairmount, Bill Kephart of Tolono, and Thomas Nicol of Urbana, who won $5,000 for their Snickers spec spot, “Share the Love.”

All C-U is high on CHEMICALS

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Last week, local musical stalwarts Elsinore proudly unveiled the new video for their song, “Chemicals,” directed by Matt HarsH and photographed by Sam Ambler.

CMM meets Tuesday, Jan. 19

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at the M2 Building in downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, January 19, 2010.

WAR joins HURT on DVD front

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Summit Entertainment released the well-received documentary BROTHERS AT WAR, directed by Decatur native Jake Rademacher, to DVD on Tuesday, January 12, 2010.

IMCFF deadline now Jan. 20

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

The submission deadline for the second annual IMC Film Festival has been extended to Wednesday, January 20, 2010.

No VERACITY for Twin Cities?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Springfield native and former Mahomet/C-U resident Laura Bynum returns to the area to read from her just-published first novel, Veracity (Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster) at 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Borders bookstore in north Champaign.