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Draftfcb Becomes FCB
Draftfcb Becomes FCB

In a move meant to "simplify" its name, Draftfcb has dropped the "Draft" and become, in most markets, simply "FCB." In a press release issued ...

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Gigi Pritzker Lands $50M For New Film Projects
Gigi Pritzker Lands $50M For New Film Projects

Gigi Pritzker and her film and television company OddLot Entertainment have landed $50 million in financing from JPMorgan Chase and Comerica for up-coming productions. “We're ...

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Mark Taylor New CCO At Energy BBDO
Mark Taylor New CCO At Energy BBDO

Energy BBDO announced today that Mark Taylor will be joining the agency as its new Chief Creative Officer effective April 7. Mr. Taylor, an award-winning ...

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Chicagoan Harold Ramis Dead At 69
Chicagoan Harold Ramis Dead At 69

News this morning that long-time Chicago director Harold Ramis, whose credits include GHOSTBUSTERS, STRIPES and GROUNDHOG DAY, among many others, has died of a rare ...

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OKRP Nabs Big Lots Account
OKRP Nabs Big Lots Account

Leading national discount retailer Big Lots has awarded Chicago agency O’Keefe, Reinhard & Paul (OKRP) its agency of record account following a review. Known for ...

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2013 Sets Record For Chicago Production
2013 Sets Record For Chicago Production

Film and commercial production in the city of Chicago increased 20 percent in 2013, setting another record. According to the Chicago Film Office at the ...

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Energy BBDO Will Produce First National TV Campaign For King's Hawaiian
Energy BBDO Will Produce First National TV Campaign For King's Hawaiian

King’s Hawaiian, the family-owned business popular for its original Hawaiian foods made with Aloha Spirit, has named Energy BBDO as its creative agency partner, effective ...

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HOOP DREAMS Turns 20 At Sundance
HOOP DREAMS Turns 20 At Sundance

Sundance Institute announced that the newly restored Hoop Dreams (1994) will screen in the From the Collection program at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, 20 ...

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