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Pet Focus Groups

“Pet Focus Group,” a series of digital films featuring pets at a focus group round table, is the latest work from O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul that showcases the quality brands Big Lots offers like Purina®, American Kennel Club®, and Whiskas®. ...

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HEADLINES

BAM Studios Expands Facility
BAM Studios Expands Facility

Chicago-based BAM Studios has spent the summer making additions to its location at 1 E. Erie in the city's River North neighborhood and they're now ...

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ORANGE Writer In Town Friday
ORANGE Writer In Town Friday

Nick Jones, staff writer on the Netflix hit ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and playwright of THE COWARD, now playing at Stage Left Theatre, will ...

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Resolution's Team Scores Big at 48 Hour Fest
Resolution's Team Scores Big at 48 Hour Fest

The team from Resolution Productions Group won big at this year's 48 Hour Festival Chicago, nabbing five awards including Best Directing for their film, FACES. ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Dennis Ryan Answers Five Questions
Dennis Ryan Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running features, Dennis Ryan, chief creative officer at Olson answers Five Questions With Screen. SCREEN: What's your favorite ...

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Call Sheet
SHAMELESS Goes for Emmy Tonight, Shoots This Week
SHAMELESS Goes for Emmy Tonight, Shoots This Week

It's a busy week for SHAMELESS. First things first, Chicago natives William H. Macy and Joan Cusack go for the series' first Emmy tonight, with ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Piersanti and Hittman Talk IT FELT LIKE LOVE
Piersanti and Hittman Talk IT FELT LIKE LOVE

IT FELT LIKE LOVE offers a stunning debut from newcomer Gina Piersanti and an auspicious debut from director Eliza Hittman. SCREEN's Mike McNamara caught up ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas
Only In Texas

LINKLATER’S THAT’S WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT IN PRE-PRODUCTION: The highly anticipated sequel (of sorts) to Richard Linklater’s famed 1993 cult hit DAZED AND CONFUSED is ...

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BROADCASTING BURRELL: Jonathan Ashley first worked with Tom Burrell, a hugely successful Chicago advertising executive, on a freelance project while he attended Howard University. Several ...

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Street Legal
Employee v. Independent Contractor: Why It Matters
Employee v. Independent Contractor: Why It Matters

“When I first started out, I didn’t know anything about copyright and I was working as an employee in a full-time position without a contract,” ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Same Message Politics
Same Message Politics

Once again it is election time. Both candidates for Governor are sending the same generic message out to the public. “We Need To Get Illinois ...

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Trailer Park
HOGTOWN Debuts at Black Harvest Film Festival
HOGTOWN Debuts at Black Harvest Film Festival

The Black Harvest Film Festival is underway and coming up tonight and Monday is Daniel Nearing’s new film HOGTOWN, the second in a trilogy begun ...

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On The Move
Yessian Adds Gold To West Coast Operation
Yessian Adds Gold To West Coast Operation

Yessian Music, the global music and sound design house, has added David Gold as executive producer of West Coast operations, the company announced. Gold will ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: HAPPY CHRISTMAS at Midwest Independent Film Festival
PHOTO BOOTH: HAPPY CHRISTMAS at Midwest Independent Film Festival

The tenth anniversary season of First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival hosted a screening of the Sundance hit HAPPY CHRISTMAS at Landmark's Century ...

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