Cornfed Film Fest http://tspr.org en Film Festival Seeking More Help to Thrive http://tspr.org/post/film-festival-seeking-more-help-thrive <p>An organizer of the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornfed-Film-Fest/272410619488174?fref=ts" target="_blank">Cornfed Film Fest</a> in Macomb said the event’s future depends on whether the community gets more involved with it. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 23:26:00 +0000 Rich Egger 32189 at http://tspr.org Film Festival Seeking More Help to Thrive Documentaries Big Winners at Cornfed Film Fest http://tspr.org/post/documentaries-big-winners-cornfed-film-fest <p>The Best of Fest honor at the second annual Cornfed Film Fest in Macomb went to <em>Class C – The Only Game in Town</em>. &nbsp;The movie follows several girls’ basketball teams from tiny, rural communities in Montana as they compete for the state title. It includes insight from Hall of Fame basketball coach Phil Jackson, who grew up in Montana.</p><p></p><p>Documentaries were also honored in two other categories. <em>Chasing Water</em>, which follows the Colorado River to the point where it dries up in the southwestern desert, was chosen Best Short Film.</p> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 20:24:04 +0000 Rich Egger 32045 at http://tspr.org Documentaries Big Winners at Cornfed Film Fest Cornfed – The Sequel http://tspr.org/post/cornfed-sequel <p>Organizers of the<a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornfed-Film-Fest/272410619488174?ref=ts&amp;fref=ts" target="_blank"> Cornfed Film Fest</a> in Macomb believe their debut was a hit so they’re preparing a sequel.</p><p></p><p>Committee member Nancy Crossman said organizers are working to make Cornfed even bigger and better this year.</p><p>“We’re hoping that this year we’ll have almost all independent films,” Crossman said.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:53:15 +0000 Rich Egger 27436 at http://tspr.org Cornfed – The Sequel Cornfed Film Fest Top Honor Awarded to Musical Comedy http://tspr.org/post/cornfed-film-fest-top-honor-awarded-musical-comedy <p>The short film <em>I Met Her in the Coffee Shop</em> won the &ldquo;Best of Fest&rdquo; award at the inaugural <a href="http://www.cornfedfilmfest.net/" target="_blank">Cornfed Film Fest</a> in Macomb.<br /><br />The plot for movie, by filmmaker Erik Hogan of Las Vegas, NV, is described as &ldquo;A heartbroken dude gets hit in the face by love ... literally.&rdquo;<br /><br />Hogan said this is the first competition in which he entered the film.&nbsp; He said the award will encourage him to enter it in other competitions.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:21:53 +0000 Rich Egger 13577 at http://tspr.org Cornfed Film Fest Top Honor Awarded to Musical Comedy Emphasis - April 6 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-april-6 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guests are Sue Scott and Nancy Crossman, who are co-founders of the <a href="http://www.cornfedfilmfest.net/" target="_blank">Cornfed Film Fest</a> in Macomb.<br /><br />The inaugural festival will take place April 13 - 15, 2012. The <a href="http://www.westernillinoismuseum.org/" target="_blank">Western Illinois Museum</a>, 201 S Lafayette St will serve as the Welcome Center where you can find tickets and information.<br /><br />The theme is <em>A Festival of Firsts</em>. It will feature student films, directorial debuts, and many other types of &quot;firsts.&quot; Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:40:38 +0000 Rich Egger 13112 at http://tspr.org Emphasis - April 6