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birdman

r/view: Birdman

By Marshall Shaffer   I hardly think it counts as a spoiler anymore to say that “Birdman” (sometimes also credited with the title “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance”) is edited to make the majority of the film appears as if there are not edits. This does not, however, mean the […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
smith in

Micro-Doc – Why Not? – Asking Kevin Smith to Star in My Short Film

By Jack Pennington Remember daydreaming about meeting your heroes? Maybe in the middle of math class sophomore year, your mind would drift off to the fantasy about running into the lead singer of your favorite rock band, favorite actor, or something like that. Did the fantasy ever run away with […]

by · October 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
goonies

Arts Council, a/perture, and Coffee Park Team Up to Present Sunset Flicks

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County in collaboration with a/perture cinema and Coffee Park will host “Sunset Flicks” on three Sundays in October – a free event at Winston-Square Park featuring movies, live music and food. “We want to continue building vibrancy in downtown Winston-Salem […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
wiig & hader

Film r/eview- The Skeleton Twins

By Marshall Shaffer   Casting Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, two recent products churned out by the “Saturday Night Live” star-making factory, definitely leads to a certain set of expectations about what antics should follow. So when “The Skeleton Twins” begins with two very serious suicide attempts by its leads, […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
one sheet

Yadkin River Keeper Brings Nation’s Largest Environmental Film Festival to Winston-Salem

By Staff Yadkin Riverkeeper’s First Annual Clean Water Weekend is going to bring the nation’s largest environmental film festival of its kind, The Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour, to Winston-Salem from September 26 to 28. The weekend, presented by Indera Mills, features 31 films that will be shown […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Events, Film, Museums
Micro-Doc – Wieners and Losers- Resurrecting the Games that Inspired a Generation

Micro-Doc – Wieners and Losers- Resurrecting the Games that Inspired a Generation

By Jack Pennington   For sixteen years, Scott Leftwich has been rescuing and refurbishing dying arcade cabinets, and now he’s ready to share them with the world. You can read more about Wieners & losers HERE and check them out yourself HERE.     Director/editor Jack Pennington is originally from Georgia […]

by · September 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ending of Incentive program to Kill NC Film Industry

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ending of Incentive program to Kill NC Film Industry

By Andrew David Cox           Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
brandon maurice williams

School of the Arts Film Alum Having Script Produced by Elijah Wood’s New Shingle

Brandon Maurice Williams, a member of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts first film making class is having his latest script produced by actor Elijah Wood’s (Lord of the Rings, The Faculty, Sin City) horror shingle SpectreVision.  “Curse the Darkness” an “anthropological zombie film,” and will take […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
CCD’s- 200 Must See Documentaries

CCD’s- 200 Must See Documentaries

By Angel Uriel Perales The last 15 years have seen an explosion and proliferation of the documentary film medium. Perhaps because of the relative ease of digital editing or perhaps because film festivals and film critics are finally giving documentaries their artistic due, the golden age of documentaries has blossomed […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 5 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
the world according to garp

Robin Williams- I Just Woke Up in a World Without Christmas

By Jack Pennington   He never failed to make me smile. 2006. I’m working the most disappointing job I ever accepted. I’m jockeying a register at a video rental place on the outskirts of Atlanta. What should be a dream for me turns out to be just another job. Lousy […]