Red Line Tap, the dive bar / music venue in Rogers Park, on Oct. 29 is hosting a “Halloweed” movie and music night, featuring the Chicago-made feature “Scrapers: A Comedy for Romantic Stoners,” followed by live bands Animal City, and
TWO MORE EMMY NOMINATIONS (apologetically overlooked in last week’s listing in ReelChicago). Feature-length doc “Chicago’s True Nature: The Forest Preserves of Cook County,” that aired on WYCC/20 and that took a year to produce and shoot, wa
Navy Pier celebrates its 100 anniversary this year and its colorful history — from under-used shipping terminal, to military training center, to university, to rough-edged concert venue, to top tourist attraction — will be told in WTTW/11’s special Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m.
“Navy Pier is one place everyone in Chicago has visited, but experienced i
Master classes on documentary filmmakers by the experts — Kartemquin filmmakers, founder / artistic director Gordon Quinn, director Dinesh Sabu and director of editing / senior editor Leslie Simmer — is being presented Oct. 28-29 by DePaul’s School of Cinematic Arts for “Verite,” and it’s free and open to all.
“Madigan: Power. Privilege. Politics.,” the 60-minute doc about Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan, has been heavily booked on Downstate TV stations and movie theatres, but to date has not been scheduled for any Chicago airings or theatrical screenings.
ArcLight Cinemas in Lincoln Park on Monday, Oct. 24, will present Women in Entertainment to Chicago for the first time, as an extension of the Los Angeles’ ArcLight Women in Entertainment (WIE) program, with panels comprised of local leading fil
The 2016 Chicago/Midwest regional Emmy nominations were announced this week simultaneously in Chicago and Milwaukee this week – more than 200 recognitions in 41 categories of broadcast programming.
Winners will be announced at the 58th annual Emmy Awards ceremony Dec. 3 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, 540 N. Michigan.
Highland Park-based Bitter Jester Creative garner
Like so many filmmakers, Bob Hercules of Media Process Group, a company acclaimed for its many award-winning TV documentaries, labored over a narrative feature screenplay on and off for many years.
Now, after a total of 10 years in the works, his comedy, “Waiting for the Clash,” will be o
Award-winning documentary director Ky Dickens joined STORY for exclusive national commercial representation. Recent credits include projects for McDonald’s, Tylenol, Huggies, Kohler and the Illinois Lottery. She is currently working on a project f