Jacob talks with award-winning director, producer, and co-founder of Shatterglass Studios, Luke Boyce about the new Central Illinois Film & TV Production Training Course
The Smile Politely writers and editors share their 2022 Ebertfest experiences.
Paul shares his guide to Ebertfest 2022.
"The most profound skill that I’ll be taking with me is being able to direct something that I’ve written," says writer, and now, filmmaker, Madeline Blair.
Paul talks with Sanford Hess, the curator of The Virginia Theatre's Arthouse Experience series, about the advantages of in theatre viewing, what's ahead for this season, and what makes a film an arthouse film.
"If there's anything I'm able to leave behind for underclassmen, I'm hoping that they’re able to come out of this shooting process having learned something new. I know I've learned a lot so far, and we haven't even really gotten started." Genna Roth on her experience creating Central High's COVID-friendly film version of Clue.
Will reviews the new Netflix documentary, Rising Phoenix, which features, and was executive produced by, Champaign-Urbana Paralympian and University of Illinois alum Tatyana McFadden.
William talks with Urbana filmmaker Max Pociask on Pens to Lens 2020 and the importance of people.
K-12 screenwriters and local filmmakers teamed up to produce short films for the 7th annual Pens to Lens gala & screening.
Debra chats with Rebecca Nicol, Pens to Lens co-organizer, in preview of Saturday's gala at the Viriginia Theatre
The Smile Politely editors share their 2019 Ebertfest experiences.
Debra previews Ebertfest, which kicks off its 21st year this Wednesday.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.