Thursday, February 26, 2015

A Mammoth Media Circus

William Burke “Skeets” Miller, a journalist with the Louisville Courier-Journal, won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of Floyd Collins, the central Kentucky cave explorer who was trapped in the winter of 1925 some 55 feet below ground in Sand Cave, part of the Mammoth Cave Complex. But you can bet it was a bittersweet honor, as the man Miller chronicled and several times visited during the ordeal died 14 days after first getting ensnared January 31st.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Locked in a Basement with a Disney Classic

For 20 years, BravoFACT has been funding aspiring Canadian filmmakers in all sorts of different ways. Earlier this month, at the 2015 Victoria Film Festival, the broadcaster offshoot parsed out more substantial support.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Green Bay Packers Comedy Has Been Percolating Since Super Bowl XXXVIII

First, it was Brett Favre in There's Something About Mary. This summer, if all goes according to Wisconsin indie fundraising and shooting plans, it will be Aaron Rodgers' turn to cameo in another romantic comedy, The Sixty Yard Line.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Grandpa, The Movie Star

Tonight, in Liberal, Kansas, writer-director Joel Trujillo will premiere his ninth feature. But this one is extra special.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

A Filmmaker Guided by His God

One definition of the word “canon” reads as follows: the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired. So it seems apt that the maker of the genuine and inspired grassroots faith-based indie drama A Town Without Faith makes his home in Canon City, Colorado.