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News & Notices

News & Notices
"Without Grace" was written and directed by Matthew Cichella, a Rockford native. The movie was filmed at several locations in Rockford from Sept. 21, 2019 through Oct. 20, 2019. The locations include Saint Ambrogio Society, Hope and Anchor, Sheri's Place, Town Hall Lounge, Alpine Park and more. More than 100…
Morrison, IL (August 31, 2020) - Last Wednesday night, August 26, over 170 film fans converged on the Midway Drive-In Theatre in Sterling, IL, for the First Annual Northwest Illinois Film Festival. Most came from the Northwest Illinois region, some from Chicagoland, and one flew in from Los Angeles. According…
SAVE THE DATE -"SHORTS-A-PALOOZA"AUGUST 26, 20208 PM TO 12 MIDNIGHT Midway Drive-In Theatre91 Palmyra Road, Sterling, IL 61081   (847) 647-3124Drive-In Opens at 7 PM TICKETS REQUIRED This is a FREE event but advance ticket registration is required. Contact: NW Illinois Film Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;for ticket registration. Or register through Eventbrite at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-annual-nw-illinois-film-festival-shorts-a-palooza-tickets-116673207705…
For Immediate ReleaseFor additional information, please contact:Gary CamaranoWhiteside County Economic Development Department 815.772.5247 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. NW Illinois Film Office Hosts “Shorts-A-Palooza” An Indie Film Fest Morrison, IL (August 7, 2020) - The Northwest Illinois Film Office will be hosting the First Annual Northwest Illinois Film Festival on August 26, 2020, at the Midway…
January 17, 2020

HERO STREET

The two newest films in the “Hero Street Documentary Film Series” by award-winning documentary filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films will screen during Civil Rights Week at St. Ambrose University’s Galvin Fine Arts Center in Madsen Hall on January 21 at 6:30PM. The program is free to…
January 17, 2020

BLACKLIGHT

BLACKLIGHT is a fulfilling thriller that plays with the conventions of the genre itself. It's a dark, fun, genre-bending ride led by an incredible ensemble of character actors merging elements of crime, mystery, fantasy, horror, and tying it all together with a bow of dark humor. The Story: ​Danny and Lucky are two childhood friends…
‘Hunting God’ finishes principal photography in Savanna Morrison, IL (April 21, 2018) – “Hunting God”, an indie film produced by Chicago based JJack Productions (http://jjackpro.com/), has recently finished principal photography in Savanna, IL, and is now in post-production. The film, found footage/thriller, centers on a man, an Atheist, who after…
About the Camp In just one day, participants learn the ins and outs of producing a film - from casting and costumes, to shot lists, filming, sound and editing. The camp is open to ages 12-18. No experience is required and there is a small $30 fee for each participant. Program…