The Naughty & Nice Sides of the 2015 Wildwood Film Festival in Appleton

The Wildwood Film Festival in Appleton will mark its 14th year this month. If the festival were a human being – it would be smack-dab in the middle of puberty. Just like the mood swings of a budding adolescent – you can never be sure what to expect when you attend a screening of short […]

Female Favre Fans Face Off in New Comedy Short

One of Hollywood’s biggest Packers fans is back with a new video that spoofs on the intense football rivalries of the NFC North. Catherine Urbanek first showed us what it’s like when a Green Bay Packers fan tries to date a Chicago Bears fan in Too Much Clay Matthews – part of her web series […]

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 […]

Bingo Night – Grandmas Go Rogue in a Wisconsin-Made Film That Needs Your Support

Go to the local bingo hall in any Wisconsin town and you’re sure to find plenty of senior ladies with multiple game cards in front of them, dobbers in hand and focused looks on their faces. But what if somewhere in the crowd, there was a grandma with a scheme emerging in her mind? What […]