In The Spotlight

NHL Taps Cutters For Stanley Cup Final

The latest creative work out of Cutters Studios is this spot for the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals, "Spelling." From creative shop Baby Bear’s Porridge, the spot draws on star power: Bobby Orr. Brett and Bobby Hull. Wayne Gretzky. As these ...

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HEADLINES

Yessian Nabs Two Gold Lions at Cannes
Yessian Nabs Two Gold Lions at Cannes

While Cannes hasn't yet wrapped up, Yessian Music has two reasons to celebrate, nabbing Gold Lions for their work for CLEAR Butoh "Bridezilla" and "Bullish ...

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charlieuniformtango Celebrates Summer for Walgreens
charlieuniformtango Celebrates Summer for Walgreens

With summer in full swing, Walgreens turned to GSD&M and charlieuniformtango to help celebrate the arrival of the season with a "message" for moms (and ...

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Call Sheet
Baseball Comedy Pilot Shoots This Month
Baseball Comedy Pilot Shoots This Month

What better time and place for a baseball comedy pilot than summertime in sunny Chicago, a city still basking in the championship glow of its ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
11 Dollar Bill's Lisa Effress Answers Five Questions
11 Dollar Bill's Lisa Effress Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular weekly feature, Lisa Effress, managing director at 11 Dollar Bill in Boulder, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Julie Scott
Beyond the Spot: Julie Scott

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Julie Scott, VP and General Manager of The Onion Labs talks to Beyond the Spot about good ...

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Loading Doc
Loading Doc: Manlife, Love and Lady Parts
Loading Doc: Manlife, Love and Lady Parts

"Sometimes you need the funniest person in the room to hit home what's really important," says Chicago-based director Ruth Leitman, about her new feature documentary ...

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On The Move
Optimus Audio Continues Growth, Promoting Marina Bacci to Sr. Audio Engineer and Ben Treimer to Audio Engineer
Optimus Audio Continues Growth, Promoting Marina Bacci to Sr. Audio Engineer and Ben Treimer to Audio Engineer

Optimus has announced that it promoted Marina Bacci to senior audio engineer and Ben Treimer to audio engineer. Optimus Audio – comprised of Bacci, Treimer ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: 24th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival
PHOTO BOOTH: 24th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival

The Chicago Underground Film Festival screened 102 eclectic films during the five day celebration May 31-June 4 and featured nightly afterparties with entertainment ranging from ...

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Filmmaker Focus
The New BETWEEN TWO FERNS? Introducing BETWEEN TWO SUCCULENTS...
The New BETWEEN TWO FERNS? Introducing BETWEEN TWO SUCCULENTS...

There's a new show on YouTube. There may only be one episode. And it's R-rated. The show is BETWEEN TWO SUCCULENTS (no not Between Two ...

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Trailer Park
Watch BROWN GIRLS Trailer Then Binge First Season
Watch BROWN GIRLS Trailer Then Binge First Season

Yet another web series out of Chicago has been picked up for development to series. BROWN GIRLS writer Fatimah Asghar and director Samantha Bailey have ...

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Street Legal
IMDb Fights Back on Age Censorship Law
IMDb Fights Back on Age Censorship Law

As of January 1, 2017, entertainment employment service providers like IMDB are required to remove age and birthday information upon request of their subscribers. Assembly ...

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