Can You Love the Packers Too Much? Web Series “The Dates of Laura” Takes a Hilarious Look

Music. Movies. Sports. Disagreements on any of these three topics could easily become deal-breakers in a dating relationship. The search for your soul mate is never easy – but it can be pretty funny. Actress Catherine Urbanek explores the comedic pitfalls of looking for love in her original web trilogy The Dates of Laura. The […]

Bingo Night! Filmmakers and Stars Return for the Wisconsin Film Festival

Two friends who started a filmmaking partnership while attending UW Madison are bringing their first big independent project back home. Bingo Night!┬áis a comedic crime-drama about a trio of grandmas who take matters into their own hands when they decide to take the local bingo hall for all it’s worth. (See the trailer after the […]

How Wonderful and Weird Ideas Come to Life at the Wildwood Film Festival in Appleton

There is a fine line between funny and freaky, comical and creepy. For his first project as a writer/director, Jake Bertz danced right up to that line with the short film Neighslayer. It’s just one of more than 30 films being featured at the 2014 Wildwood Film Festival in Appleton on Saturday, March 8th. For […]

Sundance Experience Motivates Director of Wildwood Film Festival in Appleton

It’s not easy to get a movie accepted into the high-profile Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. In fact, it’s pretty hard to get accepted as an unpaid volunteer for Sundance – even if you’ve got a film festival of your own. Craig Knitt (pictured above right) knows that all too well. After years […]