The 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival will be running from March 30 to April 6. We’ve got three writers leading the preview coverage for Tone Madison—Mark Riechers, Grant Phipps, and Chris Lay. Grant is also covering the festival a bit for the madison film site LakeFrontRow. As in years past, previewing the festival means choking down a lot […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and LakeFrontRow editor David Klein discuss the conflicting roles that state and local pride play in the local arts and culture conversation. A panel at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival prompted Klein to write that “State connections are the start of the Wisconsin film conversation, not the subject.” To put it another way: […]
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Morning Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews award-winning, Austin-based, filmmaker, Steve Mims, whose new film, Starving the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities, is screening at the Wisconsin Film Festival. Wednesday Apr 20 at 6:00 PM at the Barrymore Theatre Thursday Apr 21 at 2:45 PM at the Sundance Cinema Starving the […]
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Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon hosted a live conversation at the High Noon Saloon this week with Wendy Schneider, director of The Smart Studios Story. The documentary, charting the history of the long-running Madison recording studio, screens twice at the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.