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Help Chicago Students Take Their Film To Festivals
Help Chicago Students Take Their Film To Festivals

For the last ten years, Chicago Filmmaker John Mossman has run a six-week program that connects students from the city’s high schools with creative professionals ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Luz Agudelo Answers Five Questions
Luz Agudelo Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running column, Luz Agudelo, executive producer at Onda, answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your favorite day ...

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Call Sheet
RODRIGO QUINTEZ Debuts Today
RODRIGO QUINTEZ Debuts Today

Have you met Rodrigo Quintez? You will today. “Rodrigo Quintez: Quality Children’s Entertainer” is a twenty episode comedy web series from writer/director Kenneth Yoder set ...

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Filmmaker Focus
THE SUMMIT Screenwriter Mark Monroe
THE SUMMIT Screenwriter Mark Monroe

The New York Times calls THE SUMMIT "a pulse-pounding success." This Sundance jury winner (now on VOD) reveals the unfolding mystery of how eleven climbers ...

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Only in Texas
BOYHOOD, ROOSTER TEETH Breaking Records
BOYHOOD, ROOSTER TEETH Breaking Records

LINKLATER’S BOYHOOD OPENS TO IMPRESSIVE BOX OFFICE NUMBERS AND DELIGHTS CRITICS: Richard Linklater’s “12-years-in-the-making” film BOYHOOD opened last weekend to record numbers within the indie ...

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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
Lotteries
Lotteries

I did the first Illinois Lottery Newspaper Ad. I did it with Betty Thomas, one of the members of my Second City Touring Group. I ...

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Trailer Park
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Opens July 25th
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Opens July 25th

The latest from Joe Swanberg, HAPPY CHRISTMAS, was filmed in Chicago's Lincoln Square and features the accomplished cast of Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber ...

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On The Move
Daily Planet Adds Michael Gabriele
Daily Planet Adds Michael Gabriele

Daily Planet Productions has added Michael Gabriele to their team as Producer/Director. Gabriele will be using his agency experience (Element 79, DDB, and Havas Worldwide) ...

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Photo Booth
Photo Booth: Midwest Independent Film Festival
Photo Booth: Midwest Independent Film Festival

For today's PHOTO BOOTH, check out photos from the Chicago Premiere of THE STARFISH THROWERS. There was another capacity crowd on Tuesday August 5 at ...

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