Columbia senior Lerchen directs his second feature

January’s upcoming slate of entertainment projects looks like a good omen for Chicago 2015 production, as two indie films and a TV pilot, so far, are scheduled to get underway this month.

WTTW to premiere Suffredin’s “@home” homeless doc

IN ADVANCE OF ITS BROADCAST PREMIERE Dec. 17 on Ch. 11, Kindling Group, the production company behind Susan

Guests coming from all over for tonight’s AICP Show

Tonight’s 26th annual AICP Show will be bursting with creative energy as more than 1,000 guests (as of 9 a.m.) from Michigan Avenue, Los Angeles and across the country will the socialize with people they do business with, meet new folks and reunite with old friends. If you haven’t bought tickets y

Bill Duke to direct “The Blexicans” sitcom pilot here

Director Bill Duke (Sister Act 2, A Rage in Harlem) begins production here the end of January on the pilot for the half-ho

“Scandal” stars to produce indie film here in spring

TV veteran Tom Verica turns his considerable talent from hit network television series to features, when he makes his feature directorial debut with indie “Building Bridges,” scheduled to film in the Chicago area next spring.

Jane Byrne, patron saint of Chicago’s film industry

Before Mayor Jane Byrne, there was no Chicago film industry. That was mainly because Mayor Richard J. Daley notoriously hated movies.  Didn’t want them m

Filmmaker twins win “Dumb & Dumber To” video contest

Twin filmmaking brothers Billy and Matt Flanagan transformed their lifelong admiration for the comedy “Dumb & Dumber” into a video that solidified their rank among the movie’s biggest fans by

Cast your online vote for MIFF’s “Best of Midwest”

The judges have admirably performed in naming some 20 films and filmmakers they deem worthy of competing for the “2014 Best of the Midwest” showcased by the

DePaul frosh a partner in Troika music/feature firm

Last October, Luke Jaden joined forces with producer Cort Johns and composer

SCC’s PSAs offer home owners mortgage help

With meeting mortgage payments a struggle for many Americans, the Making Home Affordable ad campaign encourages homeowners not to give up hope because free resources are out

SCC David Selby to receive CAF’s Silver Medal Award

DAVID SELBY, SCC MANAGING PARTNER / PRESIDENT is the recipient of the Chicago Ad Federation’s

Agencies unite to raise $500K for inner city club

Agency organizers of the Off the Street Club’s Holiday Luncheon Dec. 4 at the Swissotel anticipate raising $500,000 to sustain OSTC for the year ahead. With 19  Copyright © 2014.  All rights reserved.