Issue #369 October 17, 2018

Around the World in a Single Theater

Eau Claire World Film Festival returns for second year

Abby Norton

The Eau Claire World Film Festival is back for its second year and is once again vowing to take viewers “Around the World in a Weekend.” Taking place on Oct. 19 and 20 at Micon Downtown Cinema, 315 S. Barstow St., this year’s festival will feature shorts such as Ice Dwellers, where ...

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Issue #357 May 2, 2018

It’s a Big World out There

UWEC professor creates award-winning short film

Julia van Allen

Jyl Kelley ignores dimensions and transforms still photos into a sensory experience. The UW-Eau Claire professor leans on technology and nature in her creative process. As an intermedia artist, Kelley plays with these distinctions ...

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Issue #349 Jan. 10, 2018

'We Can Do This, Right?'

EC natives band together to create ambitious web series

Eric Christenson

Ben Beckley (Kreibich), a schizophrenic, and her friend Alex Aldin (Alex Raney), a recovering pill addict, are sharing a moment both fresh out of treatment and therapy. The unlikely duo bond over their shared ...

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Issue #348 Dec. 27, 2017

Fame in Vain

UW-Stout faculty produce award-winning short film

by Lauren Fisher, photos by UW-Stout News

Vanitá, a film directed by former UW-Stout professor Kevin Pontuti and starring former Menomonie resident Alexandra Loreth, won two awards at the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival on ...

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Issue #339 Aug. 23, 2017

Lights, Camera, Lumber

film brings timber era to life with local settings

Haley Wright

The Lumber Baron, a locally written, locally produced movie about the Chippewa Valley’s fabled timber era, has almost completed filming and will debut shortly after the new year. The film was written by Karen Hurd of Scene & Hurd Productions ...

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