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Comic Competition Podcast Comes to Shadowbox Live

Hope Madden Hope Madden Comic Competition Podcast Comes to Shadowbox Live

Dino Tripodis has mastered the art of blending experience, bringing his years in standup comedy to bear on his years in Columbus radio, honing those same performance and technical skills in front of and behind the feature film camera. In 2017 he mixed his broadcasting and interviewing talent with a love of whiskey for his […]

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Columbus-Made “Street Where We Live” Now Streaming

Hope Madden Hope Madden Columbus-Made “Street Where We Live” Now Streaming

There’s been some exciting news for local filmmakers. Director John Whitney’s award-winning independent drama The Street Where We Live is now available for home viewing.  “The film is on Amazon right now and VOD,” says co-writer/producer/co-star Dino Tripodis. “Amazon Prime members will be able to get it for free in October. It’s available on Dish […]

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Local Filmmaker Brings Screening of ‘Cadia: The World Within’ to Alma Mater

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Filmmaker Brings Screening of ‘Cadia: The World Within’ to Alma Mater

After a sold out premiere last month at Gateway Film Center, the fantasy film Cadia: The World Within screens at Capital University’s Mees Hall — the very hall where some of the movie was shot. Writer/director and Capital grad Cedric Gegel is thrilled to be able to share his film this Friday, July 12 at […]

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Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery

Hope Madden Hope Madden Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery

Gateway Film Center projectionist Rachael Barbash brings her work out of the booth and into the open spaces of the film center for her Gallery exhibition Celluloid Shadows, running Friday, July 5 through the end of September. Barbash has been with GFC since 2007 and has worked as a freelance photographer since 2005. She says […]

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B-Movie Mania Takes Over at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden B-Movie Mania Takes Over at the Wex

Who’s ready for a hot, lurid summer? Maybe a trip to a more transgressive Hollywood? The Wexner Center for the Arts has you in mind with their seasonal double series B-Movie Mania: A Low-Budget Summer. Beginning this weekend and running through the end of August, the Wex celebrates those maverick and rogue filmmakers of the […]

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Hoot Kid Film Series Celebrates 100th Event

Hope Madden Hope Madden Hoot Kid Film Series Celebrates 100th Event

Gateway Film Center’s youth program is not so young anymore. Celebrating its 100th event, Hoot — a monthly family film series — is throwing a party. “Hoot is a fun, affordable and exciting way for kids to discover new things in the world,” says Chris Hamel, president and programmer for Gateway. “I think I will […]

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Toyland Weekend at the Movies

Hope Madden Hope Madden Toyland Weekend at the Movies

Whether you’re more interested in Sheriff Woody’s existential crisis or Chucky’s needy bloodlust, your doll fetish is covered. I think the important thing to keep in mind is that one of these films is nearly perfect. Which one, I wonder? Toy Story 4 by Hope Madden Almost 25 years ago, Pixar staked its claim as […]

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