Issue #272 January 21, 2015

Films from Abroad

UW-Eau Claire’s International Film Society has four fine foreign films for us

Issue #267 November 13, 2014

20 Minutes or Less Film Festival Calling for Submissions

If you haven’t started thinking about your short film for the 20 Minutes or Less Film Festival, you’re probably in good company. But the Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls has afforded plenty of breathing room, as the deadline for ...

Silver Screenings

Woodland Theater offers facilities, films the Valley wouldn’t normally get

Issue #266 October 30, 2014
Issue #265 October 16, 2014

UWEC Alum Joins Cast of "Homeland" in New Season

Laila Robins, a 1981 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, will join the likes of Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and Rupert Friend as she is cast in the upcoming season of Homeland, an Emmy-nominated series on Showtime. She will play ...

Wisconsin Film Festival Accepting Submissions

Got a film with Wisconsin ties that’s so good you can taste it, but you haven’t really shown it to anybody? Here’s an opportunity. The Wisconsin Film Festival is now officially accepting submissions for next spring’s fest in Madison ...

Issue #263 September 18, 2014

Eau Queer Gears Up for Fifth Film Festival at UWEC

The Eau Queer Film Festival is an especially unique chance to bring LGBT films to the Chippewa Valley every fall at UW-Eau Claire, and it almost didn’t happen. “It’s just the fifth year,” said Jerrika Christianson, the fesitval’s director ...

Issue #260 August 7, 2014
Issue #259 July 24, 2014
Issue #258 July 10, 2014
Issue #256 June 12, 2014
Issue #251 April 3, 2014

Local Filmmakers Seek Funds for Festival Entries

Local film company Whiskey Neat Productions has recently finished its newest short film titled Tonight Was. This film is about a woman named Julia who goes on a blind date one night, but it doesn’t end as she expects it to. Tonight Was was ...

Issue #250 March 20, 2014
Issue #249 March 6, 2014

Eight-Foot Squid Preps Newest Film, Telemarketer

Your pals over at Eight-Foot Squid have something up their sleeves. The film production company that has brought the Chippewa Valley a variety of films over the last few years (Grand Theft Matrimony, Fenris Unchained) is beginning work ...

EC Native Makes Friends with Oscar

He may not be an A-list Hollywood celeb, but Eau Claire-native Peter W. Anderson got more hardware from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences this year than Leonardo DiCaprio or Sandra Bullock did. Anderson, a 1960 Eau Claire Memorial ...

Issue #246 Jan. 23, 2014
Issue #245 Jan. 9, 2014
Issue #242 Nov. 21, 2013
Issue #237 Sept. 12, 2013


library art committee tries to attract new talent by exposing itself

Issue #234 August 1, 2013

Things You Should Know with Jordan Duroe

Do you ever find yourself thinking, ‘Man, I wish I just knew more things!’ Well, luckily local comedian Jordan Duroe has you covered. The funnyman brings his absurdist, deadpan humor to a new short film called Stuff You Should Know With ...

Issue #233 July 18, 2013

Capturing Cray

documentary looks at Chippewa Falls’ computing history

Issue #230 June 6, 2013
Issue #223 Feb. 28, 2013

Wildwood Film Festival Taps Local Filmmakers

Getting accepted into a film festival is a high honor for any filmmaker. Why do you think they put all those badges on the front of DVD cases? Now two local films can slap one of those badges on – one that says Official Selection for the 2013...

Screen Test

UWEC students, alum collaborate on short flicks

Issue #216 Nov. 15, 2012
Issue #215 Nov. 1, 2012
Issue #213 Oct. 4, 2012

Flyway Film Festival 2012

Once again the Lake Pepin Art & Design Center in Pepin and the Widespot Performing Arts Center in Stockholm will play host to the Flyway Film Festival – a festival showcasing films from close to home and international filmmakers. The festival ...

Issue #211 Sept. 6, 2012

Stout Alum Produces Woodstock Doc

What started as just another concert soon became a pop culture phenomenon. It’s probably “the” concert and if you haven’t figured it out yet, we’re talking about Woodstock 1969. A UW-Stout alum was there. “The fact that I went to Woodstock made ...

Issue #210 Aug. 23, 2012

IFC Picks up Dahmer Movie

Wisconsin is known for many things – beer, dairy, cheese curds… and serial killers. Eau Claire native Andrew Swant, along with Joe Riepenhoff and producer Chris James Thompson, has written a documentary showcasing Milwaukee’s most infamous ...

Issue #209 Aug. 9, 2012
Issue # 205 June 14, 2012
Issue #202 May 3, 2012

Glue Man

short film by Found Footage founders winning awards

Outdoor Adventures 2011
Issue #201 Apr. 19, 2012

Stout Students Recreate Menomonie Drive-In

Starting April 20, Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum in Menomonie will host a new exhibit about the city’s former drive-in movie theater. Created by Stout design and construction students from testimonials and a Google maps image, the exhibit ...

Issue #200 Apr. 5, 2012
Issue #199 Mar. 22, 2012

Progressive Film Fest Comes Back for More

For 10 days, the UWEC campus will be hosting its 6th Annual Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival from Friday, March 30 until Sunday, April 8. This year, they will feature 14 films all followed by a facilitated discussion to provoke thought ...

Issue #195 Jan. 26, 2012

Southern Wisconsin Film Festival Gets Huge

Since 2006, the Beloit International Film Festival has garnered the attention and respect of the global film circuit, being lauded as a true alternative to Sundance by no less than The New York Times. Invading the small southern Wisconsin town ...

Issue #194 Jan. 12, 2012
Issue # 191, Nov. 25, 2011
Issue #190, Nov. 10, 2011
Issue #189, Oct. 27, 2011
Issue # 188, Oct. 13, 2011

UWEC's Eau Queer Film Festival Returns

The Eau Queer Film Festival is back for its second year at UWEC, running Oct. 13-16 and featuring 12 full-length films and 10 shorts. Three mini-documentaries were created by the 14 students who traveled to San Francisco for the second...

Issue # 187, Sept. 29, 2011
Issue # 186, Sept. 15, 2011

Milwaukee Film Festival 2011

Mark your calendars, film fest lovin’ road trippers, because the 3rd annual Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by the Journal Sentinel, rolls out 177 films from 44 countries Sept. 22-Oct. 2.

Issue #185, Sept. 1, 2011

Zombie Movie to Make Regional Premiere in Eau Claire

Eau Claire is infested with moon zombies! If we all pull together I think we can overcome this invasion by going to the western Wisconsin premiere of Attack of the Moon Zombies at the Grand Little Theatre in Eau Claire.

Issue #183, Aug. 4, 2011

Sugar High

a local short film called Sugar Mountain

Issue #181, July 7, 2011
Issue #177 May 12th, 2011

E.C. Filmed Sawdust City to Get L.A. Premiere

“Sawdust City” is a nickname given to the city of Eau Claire in the late 1800s when the lumber industry was in its peak. It is also the title of a locally shot film that is beginning to get a lot of attention.

Issue #175 April 14th, 2011

Documentary Covers the Legacy of Aldo Leopold

At 7pm on April 19, the UWEC Environmental Adventure Center will showcase the film Green Fire, which chronicles the life of Aldo Leopold – one of the greatest conservationists and Wisconsinites of all time.

Issue #174 Mar. 31st, 2011

Documentary Dives into the Power of Plants

Herbalist? Gardener? Medical practitioner? Plant lover? Concerned about human and environmental health? Check out Numen: The Nature of Plants, screening at Unity Christ Center in Eau Claire, and sponsored by Sunbow Farms, on April 17 at 7pm.

Issue #173 Mar. 17th, 2011

Biggest Film Fest in State Features Local Short

209 Films. 9 Theaters. 5 Days. It’s all about the numbers with this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival. Held in Madison from March 30 through April 3, the festival features films from around the globe.

Issue #172 Mar. 3rd, 2011
Issue #171 Feb. 17th, 2011
Issue #170 Feb. 3rd, 2011

UWEC Lines Up Spring Films

UW-Eau Claire has officially kicked off its spring film series with popular releases from the past year (District 9 and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World), but there’s plenty yet to come.

Issue #169 Jan. 20th, 2011
Issue #167 Dec. 16th, 2010
Issue #166 Dec. 2nd, 2010
Issue #164 Nov. 4th, 2010

Wisconsin Film Festival Wants Your Celluloid

Calling all filmmakers! The 13th Annual Wisconsin Film Festival (presented by UW-Madison Arts Institute) is now accepting narrative, documentary, experimental, or animated film submissions of any length.

Issue #163 Oct. 21st, 2010
Issue #162 2010-10-07

Milwaukee LGBT Festival Notches 23rd Year

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is bringing its 23rd set of free-thinking LGBT films to the always-impressive Oriental Theatre and UWM’s Union Theatre Oct. 21-24.

Issue #161 2010-09-23
Issue #160 2010-09-09
Issue #159 2010-08-26
Issue #158 2010-08-12
Issue #157 2010-07-29
Issue #156 2010-07-15

Betty Boop Festival Hits Wisconsin Rapids

The Betty Boop Festival in Wisconsin Rapids takes over the entire city for events like a Betty Boop Bash Party, an annual car show, Hollywood Archives Exhibit, art exhibit, and Betty Boop Revue.

Issue #155 2010-07-01
Issue #154 2010-06-17
Issue #153 2010-06-03
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