CPS school dilemma screening and discussion Saturday

With the CPS making daily headlines, “The School Project” doc series couldn’t be more timely.  Now the fifth episode, produced by Media Process Group, on Chicago public education will screen at a special screening a

Lots of filming ahead to replace canceled “Sirens”

There’s no third season shooting in Chicago for USA Network’s quirky comedy hal

Havas hires Anderson as creative director of design

Chicago–based artist, designer, photographer and NoPattern Studio founder Chuck Anderson

Sommer’s doc focuses on Illinois organic farm family

Beginning last September, award-winning documentarian Ines Sommer of Sommer Filmworks, kept farmers’ grueling dawn-to-dusk hours filming a farming family on their 12-acre organic in Central Illinois.

Skillicorn heads new DK Studios for agency content

Roy Skillicorn, who built a big, Chicago-based bicoastal production company, has been hired by Digital Kitchen to launch and lead its new DK Studios

New Swanberg indie opens Chicago Film Critics fest

Filmmaker / actor Joe Swanberg will present his latest indie comedy, “Di
 

Filmworkers reps colorist Leffel for Midwest work

Veteran colorist Craig Leffel signed with Filmworkers for representation of color correction projects in the Midwest,

Eugene Park’s “Chicagoland Shorts” premieres at Facets

“Chicagoland Shorts” is a series of the best non-mainstream shorts culled from local film festivals, micro- and niche-cinema and film schools premiering at Facets Cinematheque, April 25-27.

Carvajal’s hybrid “Apehood” video gets Webby nod

Nelson Carvajal’s “Apehood,” a hybrid movie trailer that combines characters from “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” with the setting from “Boyhood,” has been nominated for a
 

NoiseFloor hosts big CIMMfest opening night party

BIG PARTY TONIGHT hosted by Corey Coken and Jamie Vanadia’s NoiseFloor to celebrate the open

“The Blexicans” sitcom pilot gets set to shoot here

The pilot for “The Blexicans,” a half-hour sitcom series being directed here by Bill Duke for Red Dove Media, gets underway April 27 for five days at Cinespace and in the surrounding Little Village neighborhood.

CIMMfest rocks with cool retro movie showcases

Chicago’s spring showcase, CIMMfest 7, kicks off Thursday with spectacular music, films and kick ass concerts including a number of tantalizing Old School looks back at the punks, the pioneers and the punters that started it all.
 

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