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Periscope Wraps Cinespace Expansion Following Two-Year Hot Streak
Periscope Wraps Cinespace Expansion Following Two-Year Hot Streak

This week Periscope Post & Audio celebrates its second anniversary with a major expansion on the Cinespace Chicago campus. But partners Michael Nehs and Jonathan ...

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Call Sheet
Chicago Pilots Heating Up
Chicago Pilots Heating Up

The highly competitive New York TV Festival (NYTVF) considers thousands of the best pilots from all over the world for its annual festival. This year, ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Michael Nehs Answers Five Questions
Michael Nehs Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Michael Nehs, owner of Periscope Post, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your favorite day ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Shirley Portee
Beyond the Spot: Shirley Portee

In the latest installment of our regular feature BEYOND THE SPOT, Shirley Portee, Executive Producer at Burrell chats about the strength of just being yourself, ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Starz Series POWER Star Omari Hardwick
Starz Series POWER Star Omari Hardwick

You know Omari Hardwick as the star of the Starz series POWER, which premieres its second season this weekend. Before Omari landed in the national ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas
Only In Texas

SLASH WRAPS SHOOTING IN AUSTIN: Texas writer/director Clay Liford just wrapped principal photography in Austin on his indie feature, SLASH. Starring Hannah Marks (NECESSARY ROUGHNESS) ...

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Loading Doc: Posers & Video Game Junkies
Loading Doc: Posers & Video Game Junkies

POSER: 100 DAYS OF FITNESS Chicago director Kenneth Yoder put himself in front of the camera to explore the culture of bodybuilding in his new ...

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Street Legal
Nobody Puts Your Old 401(k) in the Corner: Parody or Trademark Infringement?
Nobody Puts Your Old 401(k) in the Corner: Parody or Trademark Infringement?

Did this title make you think of the 1987 film, DIRTY DANCING? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for 28 years, the answer is ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Risky Business
Risky Business

One of the first feature films I auditioned for was Risky Business. I auditioned to play the admission’s director for an Ivy League school. Since ...

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On The Move
Dictionary Films Expands Roster with Tabletop Director and DP Michael Ognisanti
Dictionary Films Expands Roster with Tabletop Director and DP Michael Ognisanti

Dictionary Films has signed accomplished director and director of photography Michael Ognisanti to its directorial roster, the company announced today. Ognisanti has been on the ...

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Trailer Park
Illinois Indie FULL FRAME World Premiere August 4th
Illinois Indie FULL FRAME World Premiere August 4th

The Midwest Independent Film Festival will host the World Premiere of Illinois indie FULL FRAME on Tuesday, August 4th at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema. This ...

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PHOTO BOOTH: Chicago Creatives Cocktail Party
PHOTO BOOTH: Chicago Creatives Cocktail Party

Chicago Creatives Cocktail Party was hosted at Rockit Bar and Grill on Tuesday, August 25th. This event consists of a happy hour (or two) of ...

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