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Film Festival of Columbus Returns for 8th Year

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Festival of Columbus Returns for 8th Year

The Film Festival of Columbus (FFOCOL) returns for its eighth year of celebrating film and filmmakers. Running Wednesday, September 11 through Saturday, September 14 at Gateway Film Center—with a stopover Friday afternoon for the Greater Columbus Film Commission Industry Summit at the Wexner Center for the Arts—the festival boasts exciting premieres, adorable dogs, international shorts, […]

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Jennifer Reeder Brings Feature Knives and Skin to Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Jennifer Reeder Brings Feature Knives and Skin to Wex

Filmmaker and Columbus native Jennifer Reeder returns to the Wexner Center for the Arts Friday, September 13 to screen her first feature, Knives and Skin. The film has been picked up for distribution by IFC Midnight after its successful festival run, landing screenings at the Berlin Film Festival, Tribeca, Fantasia, Fantastic Fest and Deauville American […]

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Local Filmmakers Win Grant to Collaborate

George Wolf George Wolf Local Filmmakers Win Grant to Collaborate

A story of two bumbling armed robbers grabbed the top prize at the Gateway Film Center’s Show Us Your Shorts 2019 finals. The winning short films from the past 11 monthly competitions were screened Saturday at the Gateway before an audience of filmmakers, friends, fans and judges, and Anthony Codispoti’s The Baker Brothers emerged as […]

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Cinema, Expanded

  Cinema, Expanded

Cinema, Expanded explores many different forms of contemporary moving image work that attempt to challenge the traditional single-projector black box theatrical screening. In order to enable this exploration, the gallery will transform into a white-walled cinema setting for a series of performances by some of the most significant contemporary projection performance artists from both the […]

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Savage Tech with Whiskey Bear

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Savage Tech with Whiskey Bear

Savage Tech teams up with Whiskey Bear Comedy this July to bring you Whiskey Bear Tonight! Hosted by Whiskey Bear Comedy founder Dustin Meadows, Whiskey Bear Tonight follows the path laid out by late night comedy talk shows- at the same time breaking the mold, forging a new comedy tradition! Dustin will be joined by […]

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Revamped Show Us Your Shorts Returns to Gateway

Hope Madden Hope Madden Revamped Show Us Your Shorts Returns to Gateway

Gateway Film Center wants to make it easier for local filmmakers to excel. To accomplish this goal, they’ve retooled their Show Us Your Shorts program, providing an opportunity for filmmakers to screen their films for an audience, network with other creatives, and receive funds toward their next project. The expansion of the old local shorts […]

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Local Film Draws Acting Talent Back to Columbus

Hope Madden Hope Madden Local Film Draws Acting Talent Back to Columbus

Filmmaker and Ohio native Steph Greegor is passionate about making movies locally. Her 2016 short Olsky, a film about an aging hockey player facing life’s challenges, filmed around Columbus. Its success led to Greegor’s latest project, The Third Period. She held a full day of auditions for the feature last Saturday, an event that attracted […]

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