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Category: Video

This Illini Football preview video makes it look like we might actually be good

Shout out to the U of I's video marketing person - they're doing a lot with a little, today. This preview video for Illini Football has me downright excited, which will inevitably be crushed soon, but in the meantime, it's pretty awesome.

 The Travis Scott soundtrack really puts the icing on the cake for me.

Stream the video below, via Lovie Smith's Twitter, and get ready for football season, folks:


Tigerbeat “breaks” into new album

Local indie/folk band, Tigerbeat, recently released a teaser for their new album Breaking Away, showing a tiny glimpse of John Isberg in front of the camera for once. It gives a deeper look into the studio work they're doing with James Treichler here in Champaign. This will be Tigerbeat's first release in almost four years. Check it out and get ready for the full release to come soon.


Pens to Lens releases awesome promo video

If you aren't familiar with Pens to Lens, Champaign-Urbana's annual filmmaking competition for kids, you should be. Each year, the program picks a select few young writers from C-U, and allows them to bring their ideas to life. The program culminates with a film festival, held at The Virginia Theatre, happening on August 12th this year.

To tide you over, however, the good folks over at PtL have released this awesome promo video, which can't help but make you smile.

Take a look below, and get excited for some of the best young talents that Champaign-Urbana has to offer:


The Bashful Youngens release “Hand In Mine” music video

The Bashful Youngens recently worked with John Isberg of Swede Films to produce their newest music video, "Hand In Mine." The song comes from their newest EP inflorescent which was released just this past March. The song makes for a very intimate music video focusing on teenage romance as they make their way to a show at the infamous Kalyx Center for Sustainability, home of the Hogchute Opry. Check out the video below.