Final Cut, the London-headquartered post house with branches in New York and Los Angeles, is launching its Chicago office Thursday, Jan. 26 at a party expected to be well attended by the advertising community.
Hosting the party will be executive producers Sarah Roebuck, from LA and Eric McCasline f
Six of John Hughes’ iconic teen films are coming back to life, literally, at The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest, which also is recreating scenes that were part of the original film.
The upcoming June 22-25 celebration of all things Hughes will take place at the John and Nancy Hughes Theatre at the
While many car campaigns targeting African Americans skew toward adventures in urban settings, Toyota long-time multicultural agency, Burrell Communications, is showing audiences how to discover — or re-discover — the great outdoors.
Last Friday the IFO / DCEO released its year-end summary of revenues from 2016 statewide film productions, stating they were $499 million, from 345 projects.
Becoming half-billion dollar film market is indeed exciting, especially given the previous, so-so year-end tallies. ReelChicago, however, believes the total should be at least
Last week’s freezing rain didn’t deter some 50 enthusiasts from a Jan. 11 gathering at Chicago Studio City’s (CSC) Stage One to hear an informed discussion about applications of fast-rising virtual reality (VR) in business, health care and social entertainment videos.
By Sabrina Medora of Tom, Dick & Harry
Jan 19, 2017
Empathy is a powerful emotion that advertising often taps into. With the rise of reality experiences — virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360-immersive videos — brands are now finding new ways to create consumer empathy to make their point.
These immersive reality experiences have the ability to place users in someone else’s shoes and connect them to causes in a very real
Chicago-based screenwriter and actor, Harry Bauer, has just launched his zany four-part webseries, “Mad Scientists Consortium” on YouTube.Each 5-7 minute webisode takes a semi-dark and comical look at five Chicago-based mad scientists hell bent on world domination, or in their case, starting with Illinois, Wisconsin and parts
Venerable sound designer Bryen Hensley joined post audio facility NoiseFloor on Monday, Jan. 16, after a dozen years as lead sound designer at Resolution Production Group.
He becomes 12-year old Noise Floor’s fourth sound designer, alongside co-owners Coken and Jamie Vanadia and Stosh Tuszynski.
Proving its success as a unique “ecosystem for the arts” Fort Knox Studios in Portage Park expects 2017 to deliver major expansion, accelerated growth, stability and excitement with the opening of Fort Knox Studios Nashville.