The Big Auteurs at the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival

Whenever the schedule for the Wisconsin Film Festival surfaces, as excited as I am for the newer, smaller indie films that Jim discusses here, I am equally if not more excited for work by the auteurs of both yesteryear and the present. The chance to discover a past master’s work for the first time on […]

The Big Indies at the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival

In the spirit of that rushed sensation of looking over the Wisconsin Film Festival schedule for the first time, I’m giving myself only a few hours to write this from first draft to posting. I’ve been preparing for the last few days (see our Festival coverage overview), and I think that Jake, Taylor and I […]

Welcome to Our Coverage of the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival

It’s that time of year again. Time to pour over the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival schedule and start planning your festival strategy. Which films will be the hot tickets? Which films will be the overlooked gems? At the end of this introduction to our Festival coverage, I’ll share some thoughts about strategy (or a philosophy) […]