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Wex Celebrates Film/Video Studio with Picture Lock

Hope Madden Hope Madden Wex Celebrates Film/Video Studio with Picture Lock

In October of 2015, the Wexner Center for the Arts let its secret slip. Celebrating a 25th anniversary, their Picture Lock festival drew attention to the Wex’s Film/Video Studio department, a treasure almost unknown outside the artistic community. The residency program has provided support – technical, financial and artistic – to film and video artists […]

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Young French Cinema Comes to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Young French Cinema Comes to Gateway

Aaah, springtime in France – that’s basically what Gateway Film Center will recreate. From March 29 through June 14, the film center will screen a new French film or program by emerging filmmakers every week. “It’s amazing how rapidly the feel of French cinema, and independent film around the world, is evolving year by year,” […]

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Local Award-Winning Filmmaker Credits Experience Over a Degree

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Award-Winning Filmmaker Credits Experience Over a Degree

Award-bedecked local filmmaker Jason Tostevin, Vice President of Communications and Marketing at the Gateway Film Center, credits film festivals, will and effort for his creative successes. Since his start in 2009, Tostevin has directed seven shorts, including the multi-award winning I Owe You (2013), A Way Out (2015) and this year’s celebrated horror comedy, Born Again. […]

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Local Filmmaker Brings Video Game Documentary to Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Filmmaker Brings Video Game Documentary to Wexner Center

Filmmaker Kurt P. Vincent is drawn to peculiar topics. For instance, his first movie, for which he served as cinematographer. “It’s called Out of Place,” he says. “It’s about the surfing scene in Cleveland, Ohio.” Since that 2009 documentary, the Bexley native has done cinematography, editing and commercial work, all leading to his directorial debut […]

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Nightmares Film Festival Comes to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Nightmares Film Festival Comes to Gateway

Who wants to be scared? ‘Tis the season, after all, and the Gateway Film Center has a Halloween lineup aimed at those ready to celebrate. Their Nightmares Film Festival runs from Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, October 23 and promises “the world’s premier program of horrific, dreadful and weird movies.” The brainchild of GFC President […]

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Filmmaker Kelly Reichardt Comes to the Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Filmmaker Kelly Reichardt Comes to the Wexner Center

Since her feature directorial debut in 1994, Kelly Reichardt has quietly built one of the most individual and admirable catalogs among American filmmakers. This year the Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates her work with their 2016 Residency Award and Retrospective. The program begins this Thursday, October 6, with her 2010 period drama Meek’s Cutoff. […]

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New In Theaters: I Saw the Light, Krisha, Baskin & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden New In Theaters: I Saw the Light, Krisha, Baskin & More

So much great stuff to catch at the movies this weekend, though not much of it is mainstream. Doc Week returns with plenty of opportunity for you to feed your nonfiction jones, while some magnificent indies and freaky new horror make their debuts as well. I Saw the Light The reliably talented Tom Hiddleston lost […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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