Meet Scott Regan (Filmmaker Q&A Series)

Posted by Luke Boyce on Nov 10, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

An accomplished cinematographer, photographer and all-around image-maker and storyteller: Scott Regan has worked on numerous independent films, commercials, music videos and regularly shoots various promos and events for Red Bull. We got a chance to ask him a few questions about his thoughts on digital cinema and it’s impact on modern independent filmmaking. C-U FILM SOCIETY: Tell us a little about yourself (mini-bio), and how did you find your way into the world...

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Fade In (Part 2): What is a “Film Society”?

Posted by Luke Boyce on Sep 19, 2011 in Blog | Comments Off

So what is a “Film Society” exactly and what do we plan on doing with it? Well, to be technical about it, a film society is a membership-based organization that presents screening events of what is usually classic and important films that most mainstream theaters don’t or can’t show. Film societies started to spring up sometime between World War I and World War II, when Hollywood had managed to have a few decades behind it and the...

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Fade In (Part 1): The Origin of the CU Film Society

Posted by Luke Boyce on Sep 16, 2011 in Blog | Comments Off

Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to warmly welcome you to the official site for the newly formed Champaign-Urbana Film Society. In this first blog, I want to just share with you some of our hopes and dreams about what we feel this Society is and can become. The Society was first thought up by myself, Luke Boyce, and my business partner, Brett Hays, somewhere around September 2010. Together we own and operate a small independent film production company called...

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