DePaul Cinema’s loss of Irvine, Benedyck is UC’s gain

When DePaul University husband-and-wife academics Matthew Irvine and

Music Box first theatre stop for Swanberg’s hit indie

KRIS SWANBERG’S SUNDANCE HIT indie drama “Unexpected,” will start its limited theatrical release at the Music Box Theatre,

LA pro holds first time film/tv writing seminar here

LA-based screenwriter/producer Jeff Schimmel brings his unique two-day “

CCO Taylor quits Energy BBDO for ‘personal reasons’

ENERGY BBDO'S MARK TAYLOR'S abrupt departure as chief creative officer was announced by president/CEO Tonise Paul at an office meeting Friday, who cited his leaving for unexplained “personal reasons.”

Chicago Public Media votes for SAG AFTRA membership

The first union contract between members of radio’s Chicago Public Media

Leviathan adds 3 new high-level staffers, promotes 3

THREE NEW AT LEVITHAN are producer James Turek, who earlier had spent

Call for indies to screen on new Fandependent site

Given the extraordinary output of indie films in search of an audience, filmmakers Ben Hicks and Jerry Tran have created Fandependent Films an online indie distribution platform that

Fresh Films’ feature intros teens to films’ tech side

Kelli and Estlin Feigley’s Dreaming Tree Films non-profit division,

Big Deahl-RPG merger offers ‘powerhouse of services’

After decades in Chicago as one of the foremost table top companies in the US, Big Deahl Productions’ has merged its Chicago studio into Resolution Productions Group (RPG), in anticipation of the owners move to Los Angeles.

“The Cockups” tickets again available after sell-out


ASB hosts fitness class for deskbound agency staffers

FOR THOSE AGENCY STAFFERS who are desk bound and work long hours (i.e., everyone) Loop-based

NBC's 'First Dates' filming in River West until August 5

NBC’s latest doc reality show, “First Dates,” began shooting the 8-episode, one-hour series Friday through Aug. 5 at upscale MK restaurant in River W  Copyright © 2015.  All rights reserved.