REEL Milwaukee

Clay that blows you away

September 10th, 2009 |

UWM film student Isaiah Wells gets a shot at the big time during the Milwaukee Short Film Festival.

FREE SCREENING: The Devil and Daniel Johnston

August 4th, 2009 |

88Nine’s own Scott Mullins will host a screening of “The Devil and Daniel Johnston” Wednesday August 5th at 8pm at the Turner Hall Ballroom.

Selig Family gives $200k to Milwaukee Film

August 3rd, 2009 |

Peep this — way to go, Milwaukee Film. And for the rest of you, now you know what it costs to get an award named after you. Yep, apparently right around the 200k mark. Not bad.

MKE Short Film Fest Trailer Is Alive!

July 25th, 2009 |

MSFF Trailer Sept 11-13 @ Eisner / MAM

Frankie Latina: Milwaukee Filmmaker named Top 25 To Watch

July 18th, 2009 |

Top 25 New Faces in Independent Film included one of our own in 2009

NO GOD, NO MASTER Films In Milwaukee This Summer

July 9th, 2009 |

Chicago area based film production company, Strata Productions, Inc., in association with Sacco & Vanzetti, LLC and NGNM, Inc. is gearing up for production this summer on the feature film No God, No Master.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin has been a first choice location for Chicago Writer/Director Terry Green since the inception of the script. The city’s rich history, vintage architecture and Lake Michigan’s horizon are the perfect backdrops for the 1919 period locations, which simulate old world New York City.

BONNAROO 2009: Howie interviews David Byrne, asks Haley Dekle to marry him

June 19th, 2009 |

In this edition: NYC love, 19-year-old stoners, watching David Byrne’s stuff, The Dirty Projectors, a high school reunion of sorts – and so much more.

BONNAROO: The 36-Hour Report

June 15th, 2009 |

The TCD Editorial staff found this crazed dispatch, like a signal from a jam-band-packed corner of outer space, buried at the bottom of the email heap upon arrival at the office this morning. Sounds like quite a time. We’ve also taken the liberty of bringing you highlights from Howie’s Twitter feed, so you can enjoy the madness, even if you’re not the Twittering kind.

BONNAROO: Twitter recap

June 15th, 2009 |

For those of you who just can’t find it in your heart to Tweet, we present you with our favorite selections from Howie’s live coverage of Bonnaroo on the internet’s most adorable social media platform. If you’re one with the Twitternation, follow him now at twitter.com/easyotis or join your TCD friends at twitter.com/TCDigest. -Ed. June […]

Milwaukee Film rolls out first round of announcements for 2009 Festival

June 10th, 2009 |

Here they are: the first five film announcements for the first-ever, breathlessly-anticipated 2009 Milwaukee Film Festival. Who knows what we can tell from five films out of what’s likely to be more than 100, but this diverse and cosmopolitan selection of screenings: a supermarket comedy from Uruguay, a clandestine documentary about the 2007 uprising in Burma and an exciting frame-by-frame restoration of Akiro Kurosawa’s Rashomon.