Troika’s 4th film penned by best - selling author

In December, director Luke Jaden finished production on “King Ripple,” a post - apocalyptic thriller about four friends who unwittingly fall prey to a blood curdling villain

Desire to work with cars drove producer’s LA move

In only two weeks after she moved to Los Angeles from Chicago, Monica Zaffarano, owner of A Zaffarano Productions

Office-less Havas Chicago Village officially launches

Havas Worldwide has officially opened its newly 81,000-sq. ft. office-less Havas Chicago Village, renovated at a cost of $18 million that incorporates all of

Lead roles set for NBC’s “Chicago Med” spinoff series

OLIVER PLATT (“The Big C”) is the latest lead actor to join the ensemble cast of “Chicago Med,” the upcoming

Tandem’s online GrubHub spot earns TV airing

The five online spots that Tyler Jay’s Tandem, Inc. produced and directed for GrubHub and Seamless generated enough buzz to convince the meal ordering service to move one of them, 

Sarofsky’s fun, animated approach to beverage video

An animated 60-second video for Mike’s Hard Lemonade, a flavored malt beverage, was created by Sarofsky Corp. for Tris3ct’s client Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co. and launched on YouTube and
 

Quriosity captures the outdoors in Camping World spots

Camping World, the top source for everything RV and camping necessities and the outdoors, on Feb. 24 launches its “Say Hello” with three spots and a web video shot over four days in the scenic mountain ranges of Phoenix, Arizona

ComEd videos show teens creative career potentials

For client ComEd, multicultural agency Carol H.

CSN to hear best selling novelist at March 8 meeting

Bestselling novelist and writing instructor Mary Carter of Chicago’s famous The Writer’s Loft, will tackle the tricky key element of conflict in storytelling in her presentation at the March 8 meeting of
 

WTTW to program Spiffy Pictures kids series

Within the space of one month, WTTW/11 has announced a second locally-produced children’s series that’s scheduled to air nationally on PBS, starting Nov. 25.

Bill Duke to direct, EP the “Mahalia Jackson” movie

Actor / director Bill Duke has signed to direct and executive produce “The Mahalia Jackson Story,” a music biopic of the woman who rose from her scrubwoman’s knees to become the world’s greatest gospel singer. 

Book tells how city won and lost film capital crown

CHICAGO WAS THE FILM CAPITAL of the world 100 years ago, according to an excellent new book, “
 

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