Go behind the scenes of city’s history-rich archives

October is National Archives Month and if that doesn’t sound as exciting, say, as celebrating October’s National Popcorn Poppin’

Onion Productions offers new rental stage space

In the relatively short three years since The Onion uprooted its New York offices and moved to Chicago, the media company started two new networks and Onion Productions to produce video content for its growing networks.

Chicago’s top docmakers speak at Doc Summit weekend

The London-based 2015 Documentary Summit returns to Ch

Jaffe’s Big Teeth are smiling over 10th anniversary

Elise and Gregg Jaffe are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their Big Teeth Productions with a party next we

12 shorts screen in MWFF annual Ad Community program

“Grace and Fortune,” a comedy short written by Lapiz SVP/ECD Fabio Seidl, is one of a dozen short films by some 30 filmmakers to screen at the Midwest Independent Film Festival’s annual 

Tyler Jay provides full service to Grub Hub spot

TYLER JAY’S TANDEM, INC. conceptualized and produced another in the series of Grub Hub sp

Spike Lee returns to Chi for CRC “Chiraq” recording

It was a very long day for two Chicago Recording Company engineers on a recent Friday when they recorded ADR for Spike Lee’s “Chiraq” feature, based on an ancient Greek anti-war comedy that fil

AICP reports state’s huge 2014 gain from spots

It looks like Chicago/Illinois’ spot production market is vastly bigger than has been officially reported in the past, according to AICP’s just-released 13th annual Survey of the Commercial Production Industry activity in 2014.

Ogilvy wins Morton Salt account in 5 agency review

OGILVY IS THE NEW AGENCY for Chicago-headquartered Morton Salt, whose iconic logo and “Umbrella girl

Downstate film festival features 40 homegrown shorts

Champaign-Urbana filmmakers command the screen Sunday, Oct. 4 when the 6th Annual New Art Film Festival presents some 40 short films at the Art Theatre Co-op in Champaign.

WTTW airs Davies’ amazing “25,000 Mile” journey doc

A documentary about the impossible journey taken by a Swiss endurance athlete running around the world over five years will debut on WTTW/11 Thursday, Sept. 24 before airing on 330 public television stations.

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