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Ziegelman Brings Funyuns' New Brand Manager To Life
Ziegelman Brings Funyuns' New Brand Manager To Life

Chicago Director Larry Ziegelman ate Funyuns as a kid, but probably didn't predict his involvement in the brand's latest campaign with Stu, The Brand Manager. ...

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Call Sheet
Teitel, Dec Teaming Up for Feature
Teitel, Dec Teaming Up for Feature

A new feature film, THE WAREHOUSE, will celebrate the Godfather of House Music, Grammy Award winner Frankie Knuckles (1955-2014), and Chicago’s legendary Warehouse after-hours club, ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Christine Dudley Answers Five Questions
Christine Dudley Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Christine Dudley, the new director of the Illinois Film Office answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Chris Roe
Beyond the Spot: Chris Roe

In this episode of Beyond the Spot, Chris Roe, VP/Creative Director at Onion Labs in Chicago, talks to BTS about what it means to be ...

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Filmmaker Focus
X-MEN Executive Producer and Co-Writer Tom DeSanto

"Hugh Jackman had submitted on old school VHS tape from London with a full man-perm because he was playing Curly in OKLAHOMA on the West ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas
Only In Texas

2 NEW TV PILOTS SET TO SHOOT IN DALLAS: Pilot season is currently in full swing, and we have just got word that Dallas, TX ...

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Loading Doc
SotU May Begin Inroads, but U.S. Is Still at ZERO WEEKS
SotU May Begin Inroads, but U.S. Is Still at ZERO WEEKS

After the State of the Union Address, I asked Ky Dickens, director of ZERO WEEKS, why the United States is so far behind most of ...

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Street Legal
Did EMPIRE steal P. Diddy’s life story? P. Diddy Seems to Think So
Did EMPIRE steal P. Diddy’s life story? P. Diddy Seems to Think So

The rumors are spreading: P. Diddy (also known as Puff Daddy, Diddy, and Sean Combs for those that can’t keep up) has accused producer Lee ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Honorary Joseph Mantegna Boulevard
Honorary Joseph Mantegna Boulevard

I drove past Morton East High School a couple of weeks ago, and I noticed one of my classmates had a street named after him. ...

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On The Move
Aldo Gagliardi New Lapiz EP
Aldo Gagliardi New Lapiz EP

Aldo Gagliardi is the new executive producer at Lapiz in Chicago. He brings to the niche agency 15 years experience working with iconic brands including ...

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Trailer Park
True/False Hit ALMOST THERE at Midwest Independent Film Festival Tuesday
True/False Hit ALMOST THERE at Midwest Independent Film Festival Tuesday

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will present the "hilarious, heartbreaking and haunting” (Post-Tribune) documentary ALMOST THERE at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: THE WAREHOUSE Launch Party + Frankie Knuckles Foundation Benefit
PHOTO BOOTH: THE WAREHOUSE Launch Party + Frankie Knuckles Foundation Benefit

To kick-off THE WAREHOUSE film production, producers Bob Teitel, Billy Dec, Joe Shanahan and Randy Crumpton hosted a launch party and Frankie Knuckles Foundation (FKF) ...

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