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Local Filmmaker Nabs Festival Selections with Hockey Short

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Filmmaker Nabs Festival Selections with Hockey Short

“I want to be one of the people who’s helping Columbus establish itself as a great place to make films.” So says local filmmaker Steph Greegor, one of the many who believe in making movies in Columbus. She credits the skills and knowledge she collected at her two previous gigs for giving her the tools […]

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Interview: Henry Rollins Discusses New Film, He Never Died

Hope Madden Hope Madden Interview: Henry Rollins Discusses New Film, He Never Died

Henry Rollins shoulders leading man duties for his new film He Never Died, opening this weekend in Columbus. He took some time to talk with Columbus Underground about creative control, playing an immortal, and writing for Iggy Pop. (Full disclosure, Columbus Underground might have been too excited.) Hope Madden: After 20 years of mostly supporting […]

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Gateway Film Center Wins Sundance Honor

Hope Madden Hope Madden Gateway Film Center Wins Sundance Honor

How does it feel to receive accolades from one of the most important bodies in independent film? “We were ecstatic,” says Chris Hamel. The Sundance Art House Project – an offshoot of the famous Sundance Institute and its Art House Convergence – offers a recognition of independent cinemas around the country. According to their website, […]

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Local Horror Shorts Haunt The Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Horror Shorts Haunt The Gateway

October is the time for terror – at least in 5 to 10 minute bursts. So thinks the Mid-Ohio Film Association (MOFA), anyway. Their Three Weeks of Terror program salutes the best short-form horror movies local filmmakers have to offer. This is the third year for the annual event, which kicked off September 18th. Teams […]

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Film Festival of Columbus Returns August 13th-20th

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Festival of Columbus Returns August 13th-20th

The Film Festival of Columbus returns to town Thursday night with another new spate of unseen and unforgettable independent films, along with filmmaker panels, special guests, a homegrown shorts program, and a tribute to the great independent gem, Napoleon Dynamite. John Daugherty, Executive Director of Film Columbus (Greater Columbus Film Commission) and FFOCOL co-programmer since […]

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

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