Camp Nostalgic Studios TM is a video production company, founded by Dave Rediger, in Champaign, Illinois. Camp Nostalgic serves as a multi-genre entertainment platform, combining the talents of various independent storytellers!

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November 5, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

SATURDAY MORNING | Broadcasting from the home of Independent Storytelling, Champaign, Illinois...It's the first annual Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning Breakfast Thanksgiving! This episode, Alex and Dave sit down with some of the hilarious storytellers featured throughout this season of Saturday Morning!

October 29, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

HEY, DAVE. No. 4 | September 29, 2022 | Guy found him.

October 27, 2022
via
Earth-217

Take a stab at this! It's the latest Holislay from Chase & Shep, entitled "Hell of a Halloween"! This Earth-217 short features the familiar faces of Phillip HazenGela Rediger & Randy Phillips of Camp Nostalgic, the debut of Isabella Athey, and a cameo from Dave Rediger!

Visit chaseandshep.com for more content under their brand-new banner, Earth-217!

October 23, 2022
A Gela Rediger Cartoon
- Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

STUPIE & FRAN-FRAN: "PELLER'S MELLERS" | October 23, 2022 | Bagel vendor, Fran-Fran, attempts to sell her bread but Stupie, a 13-year-old boy in a diaper, and now a watermelon-selling cowpoke, named Peller, keep preventing that from happening.

October 22, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios TM / Rebelsfare Collective Champaign, Illinois

DANGER&JERM: "BIRDS" | Music Video | October 22, 2022

October 22, 2022
Art by Gela Rediger | Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

Gela Rediger making them junkyard boys walk!

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October 15, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM Champaign, Illinois

"ROUTINE": A CHASE TODD STORY | October 15, 2022 | Mavis Parker started her day the same way for the past 4 years. She did the same thing every day. So, why was today different?

October 1, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

NEWSCHANNEL 85: CHAMPAIGN (INDECISIVE SHOPPER) | October 1, 2022 | This local man has been stuck between two grocery stores for 3 days...But he claims he is NOT confused

October 1, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

SATURDAY MORNING | Broadcasting from the home of Independent Storytelling, Champaign, Illinois...It's Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning! This episode, Alex and Dave figure out who is the Friendliest Monster!

September 28, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios TM / Rebelsfare Collective - Oakwood, Illinois

OCTOBER 22nd! Camp Nostalgic will be co-releasing the music video for Danger&JeRm's song, "Birds", with Rebelsfare Collective!

Directed by Dave Rediger

Executive Produced by Dave Rediger, Gela Rediger, & Dustin Danger

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September 24, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

HEY, DAVE. No. 3 | September 24, 2022 | Dave's at the office and Guy just wants him to listen.

Sheptember 19, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

Recording a few voice-overs for the upcoming second episode of Stupie and Fran-Fran with Aaron Sheppard of Chase & Shep! (chaseandshep.com)

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September 3, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHESAPEAK VALLEY PARKS DEPARTMENT | September 3, 2022 | Ranger Rick Salem is here for a September message from the Chesapeak Valley Parks Department.

September 3, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

What do you think this movie is about?

Art by
Gela Rediger | Photography by Steph Nicole Photography

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September 3, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

FLICK 'N A FEAST: "PETE." | September 3, 2022 | This Friday, don't miss an ALL NEW episode of Flick 'n a Feast where Pat serves up a meat platter while watching the 1993 flick "Pete."!

September 3, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

SATURDAY MORNING | Broadcasting from the home of Independent Storytelling, Champaign, Illinois...It's Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning! This episode, Alex and Dave figure out who is the Most Influential Principal!

August 27, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

HEY, DAVE. No. 2 | August 27, 2022 | Dave's at the office and Guy wants to apologize for the other day.

August 26, 2022
Art by Gela Rediger | Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

"Hey, Bo...What'd ya say?"

Look at this latest art from Gela! It depicts the two junkyard brothers, Billy & Bo Bungalo, from our sketch "Slumber Party"!

How cool would a Bungalo Boys cartoon be??

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August 26, 2022
via A Hasty Podcast

This morning, Dave & Gela called in to "A Hasty Podcast" to talk with their good friend Weston Hasty!
 

They chatted about videomaking, the early days of YouTube, creating Camp Nostalgic, producing with friends (Alex Duquette, Randy Phillips), animating, & much much more!

August 8, 2022
via Earth-217

Gela joined Chase & Shep for a Mellow Monday!

She discussed her beginnings with art & animation, her love for videomaking, some of her favorite comic books, Camp Nostalgic & MORE!

August 6, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

SITCOM LINEUP: WHAT ABOUT PAUL?! / BILL, YOU'RE DUNN | August 6, 2022 | This Friday, on the Camp Nostalgic Sitcom Lineup: There's trouble at the bungalow! Don't miss an ALL NEW "What About Paul?!" followed by "Bill, You're Dunn".

August 6, 2022
Rebelsfare Collective - Oakwood, Illinois

Welp, we told them not to...but, this past Saturday morning, Stepmom Boat Party rocked the jukebox! It all went down at Rebelsfare Collective LLC in Oakwood, Illinois.

Listen to their latest song "'C'home, Darlin'" this month on Saturday Morning!

Also, purchase a SMBP T-shirt here.

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August 6, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

COUNTY PARK PODCAST: EPISODE 6 | August 6, 2022 | Ranger Rick Salem & his ranger support, Abe, rattle off the summer activities going around the park on brand NEW episode of the County Park Podcast!

August 6, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

SATURDAY MORNING | Broadcasting from the home of Independent Storytelling, Champaign, Illinois...It's Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning! This episode, Alex and Dave figure out who is the Biggest Musical Sensation!

July 30, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

HEY, DAVE. No. 1 | July 30, 2022 | It's 2 in the morning and Guy wants to talk about the Johnson account.

July 29, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

Stupie & Fran-Fran's episode 2 will be titled "Peller's Mellers"!

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July 14, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

Coming soon to Camp Nostalgic! Weston Hasty, of A Hasty Podcast, returns with a short series, written by him, that we are really happy to share!

This 5-parter stars himself and
Alex Duquette..with episode 1 premiering Saturday July 30th!

WATCH MORE videos featuring
Weston in our video vault.

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July 5, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

Gela just gave us a peek into the next episode of Stupie & Fran-Fran!! But..who is that???

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July 3, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

Camp Nostalgic is proud to produce this Chase Todd story! Coming this October to: "Routine" starring Katherine Bokenkamp & featuring Pam Erickson.

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July 2, 2022
via Paigncast

Today Dave was on a guest on Austin Beaty's Paigncast!

Dave discusses growing up making videos, struggling with grades throughout school, becoming a storyteller, meeting Gela, launching Camp Nostalgic, and more!!Listen on YouTube via "Paigncast".

July 2, 2022
Rebelsfare Collective - Oakwood, Illinois

They call themselves "Stepmom Boat Party".

They are the official Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning house band & they play at Rebelsfare Collective in Oakwood, Illinois.

Listen to their song "Mama" this month on Saturday Morning!

Also, purchase a SMBP T-shirt here.

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July 2, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

THE MAFIA & THE RICH | July 2, 2022 | This Monday, on "The Mafia & The Rich": Maurice fakes a coma. Don't miss the return of Dr. Barfoot..only on Camp Nostalgic Studios!

July 2, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

SATURDAY MORNING | Broadcasting from the home of Independent Storytelling, Champaign, Illinois...It's Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning! This episode, Alex and Dave figure out who is the Most Unavoidable Neighbor!

June 26, 2022

We're happy to see someone sipping out of their Saturday Morning mug this morning! Get YOURS here!

"Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning" premieres July 2nd

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June 25, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM | C-U Broad Comedy | Rose Bowl Tavern - Urbana, Illinois

FUNNY ASS ROAD SHOW: MICHELLE LORE | From the Rose Bowl Tavern in Urbana, Illinois, in association with CU Broad Comedy, Camp Nostalgic Studios TM presents: Michelle Lore!

June 7, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

STUDIO UPDATE NO. 5 | Dave & Gela Rediger ring in the summer with peeks into the many projects of Camp Nostalgic Studios ™! Also, Dave travels down to Memphis, Tennessee to visit producer Alex Duquette, to his home studio, to chat with him about the upcoming program...Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning!

June 4, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

COUNTY PARK PODCAST: EPISODE 5 | June 4, 2022 | Ranger Rick Salem and his ranger support, Abe, ring in the summer with a brand NEW County Park Podcast!

May 25, 2022
A Gela Rediger Cartoon - Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

STUPIE & FRAN-FRAN: "POOP ON THE STOOP" | May 25, 2022 | Bagel vendor, Fran-Fran, attempts to sell her bread but Stupie, a 13-year-old boy in a diaper, keeps preventing that from happening.

May 18, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

CHEAPO'S FAMILY RESTAURANT | May 18, 2022 | When you come on down to Cheapo's, you don't need a lot of cash! Just stay clear of the muffins...they gave Steven a rash. Take a look at our buffet! Bring your family or your date! Just come on down to Cheapo's...$12.49 a plate!

May 10, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

A brand NEW series is coming to Camp Nostalgic this summer called Camp Nostalgic: Saturday Morning!

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May 2, 2022
Rose Bowl Tavern
 - Urbana, Illinois

NEXT UP on Camp Nostalgic's Funny Ass Road Show, in association with C-U Broad Comedy! We're jumping over to the Rose Bowl Tavern to see Broad Comedy producer Michelle Lore!

This episode will be viewable on the last Saturday in June.

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April 20, 2022
via
Earth-217

The 420 festivities return to The Chase & Shep Show & it features the familiar faces of Gela Rediger & Randy Phillips!

Visit chaseandshep.com for more content under their brand-new banner, Earth-217!

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April 2, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

COUNTY PARK PODCAST: EPISODE 4 | April 2, 2022 | It's Rick's birthday! Join Abe in celebrating with Ranger Rick Salem on this April edition of the County Park Podcast!

March 26, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM | Chris Hightower Productions | Neil St. Blues - Champaign, Illinois

FUNNY ASS ROAD SHOW: DRE BURNS THE BRAND | From Neil St. Blues in Champaign, Illinois, in association with Chris Hightower Productions, Camp Nostalgic Studios TM presents: Dre Burns the Brand!

March 14, 2022
via
Randymation Studios

Take another trip along with Camp Nostalgic, through the lens of Randy, Randy, and Randy! Here is a hilarious peek into some of the upcoming sketches being released later this year from Randymation Studios.

March 13, 2022
Chesapeak Valley County Park

update: He still doin'!

What a fun time it was when Camp Nostalgic did a recent video shoot out by Bobber Pond! The crew was shocked to even see Big Bass there! But for those of us who've known him for years, we had a good feeling that he'd be fishing.

 

photos by: Steph Galella

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March 9, 2022
Chesapeak Valley County Park

We often wonder what this guy is up to...

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NEXT UP on Camp Nostalgic's Funny Ass Road Show, in association with Chris Hightower Productions! We're skipping across town, over to Neil St. Blues, to see Dre the Brand!

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February 10, 2022
Camp Nostalgic: Studio South
- Memphis, Tennessee

We are speeding towards NEW content, from two different parts of the country! It was a blast to have musician Samantha Rae visit Camp Nostalgic: Studio South to lend her voice for an upcoming character!

 

Alex Duquette & Steph Galella are doing a fantastic job in both music and photography. It warms our hearts to have such a solid team. | photo by Steph Nicole Photography

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February 5, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

COUNTY PARK PODCAST: EPISODE 3 | February 5, 2022 | Ranger Rick Salem, and his ranger-support Abe, return with a February rundown of various activities at the Chesapeak Valley County Park!

January 29, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM | C-U Comedy | Fireside Event Space - Westville, Illinois

FUNNY ASS ROAD SHOW: KYLE FIELDS | From the Fireside Event Space in Westville, Illinois, in association with Champaign-Urbana Comedy, Camp Nostalgic Studios TM presents: Kyle Fields!

January 17, 2022
Fireside Event Space -
Westville, Illinois

This past weekend, Camp Nostalgic visited C-U Comedy, at the Fireside Event Space, in Westville, Illinois, to film a pilot for an upcoming stand up comedy series! 

Our first feature is Kyle Fields!

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January 7, 2022
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

STUDIO UPDATE NO. 4 | Dave & Gela Rediger ring in the new year with more glimpses into the projects of Camp Nostalgic Studios ™!

January 6, 2022
via
Rosalina Designed cups and More - Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

Introducing..Camp Nostalgic: The Cup!

This stainless steel purple glitter tumbler & ink pen were made by the awesome Jazmin of Rosalina Designed cups and More and now are proudly displayed in our studio!

Want a personalized tumbler!? Contact Jazmin, and browse her variety of items.

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December 21, 2021
Art by
Gela Rediger | Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

You've seen our documentaries & our latest rock show. But in 2022, Camp Nostalgic will also return to its roots.

Yep, some of our closest, longest friends, will all be back in a variety of comedic sketches! New characters, new stories..under a completely NEW brand: Camp Nostalgic Studios TM.

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December 21, 2021
Rebelsfare Collective
 - Oakwood, Illinois

This year, two studios came together to make some fantastic art! Both Gela & Dave are very grateful for Dustin. His trust has been an absolute blessing to us. This is only the beginning.

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December 20, 2021
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM | Rebelsfare Collective | The Big Easy of Danville - Danville, Illinois

A CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH REBELSFARE COLLECTIVE | December 20, 2021 | Thank you, Danville, and a merry Christmas to all! Camp Nostalgic proudly brings to you: A night of music with Dustin Danger and the acts of Rebelsfare Collective, LIVE from The Big Easy of Danville!

December 8, 2021
AJ in the AM
| 88.7 WPCD FM Parkland College Radio - Champaign, Illinois

HUGE thanks to both Alicia & Jarod of "AJ in the AM" on 88.7 WPCD FM for playing the bands appearing at Camp Nostalgic Studios TM presents: A Christmas Show with Rebelsfare Collective at The Big Easy of Danville!

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December 5, 2021
The Big Easy of Danville
- Danville, Illinois

Camp Nostalgic Studios TM, Rebelsfare Collective, & The Big Easy of Danville invite you to A Christmas Show! Friday, December 10th.

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December 4, 2021
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

COUNTY PARK PODCAST: EPISODE 2 | December 4, 2021 | Ranger Rick Salem is back, along with his "ranger support", Abe, to recap the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday and to announce the December activities around the Chesapeak Valley County Park.

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October 17, 2021
Laugh Factory
 - Chicago, Illinois

Dave & Gela went up to the Chicago Laugh Factory over the weekend to film part of "Setting Up Camp: Chris Hightower"!

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October 15, 2021
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C-U Comedy - Champaign, Illinois

Camp Nostalgic had so much fun helping usher in this brand new venue for Champaign-Urbana Comedy! The Arrowhead Lanes event, this past Friday, was a wondeful night of laughs!

Visit www.cucomedy.com today to book your tickets for C-U Comedy's next stand-up comedy event!

October 12, 2021
Art by
Gela Rediger | Camp Nostalgic Studios TM - Champaign, Illinois

"Why would you ever need to storyboard for a podcast..? Animated Project Number 2 in the works." - Gela Rediger

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October 11, 2021
Art by
Randy Phillips (Randymation Studios)

Here's a groovy piece from one of our favorite artists, and Camp Nostalgic's most lovable character-actors, Randy Phillips!

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October 11, 2021
Kickapoo State Park
 - Oakwood, Illinois

We had a blast on the set of "Chase and Shep's Summer Camp of Horrors" (chaseandshep.com) this past weekend! 

Big thanks to both creators for inviting us out and also for appearing on Camp Nostalgic soon!

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October 9, 2021
Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign, Illinois

We were happy to have independent director, Chase Todd, visit the studio today! (chaseandshep.com)

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September 28, 2021
Art by Gela Rediger | Camp Nostalgic Studios 
TM - Champaign,