Feldmann rests on mattress laurels

Retail expert Shirley Feldmann with stuffed Serta sheep promoted in one of the spots Retail expert Shirley Feldm

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DAVE CARLSON’S Bucktown Pictures has formed a strategic alliance with sales rep Tom Buyssler’s Hi Road Productions, with an eye towards expanding its commercial work. Bucktown is a full service house that recently produced two Insight.com spots that aired during

Lending into first year of 3 year, $900,000 PBS documentary

Nomadic Pictures’ Tod Lending Tod Lending makes no little plans. The socially-minded filmmaker is e

Lending into first year of 3 year, $900,000 PBS documentary

Nomadic Pictures’ Tod Lending Tod Lending makes no little plans. The socially-minded filmmaker is emb

Kung-fu feature 7 years in production close to finish

By Ruth L Ratny Martial arts superstar Ho-Sung Pak, known to combat fiends, stars in the fantasy “Boo

Message board a sounding board of expert praise for Grammy audio

Perhaps the only thing richer than the 5.1 Surround Sound of the recent HDTV Grammy awards telecast is the chorus of praise that the shows’ producers have been hearing since the Feb. 23 show aired. Even before the show was over, industry experts were rushing to their computers to express their appreciation of the show’s first
 

DDB's Chicago post commitment to boost the market by millions

DDB Chicago’s commitment to work exclusively with Chicago editors and post houses for its hundreds of national commercials could infuse as much as $10 million into the business-dry industry. Grant Hill, the agency’s broadcast chief, said the agency has already begun the shift. By April local post houses should be humming with editin

ABC and AFTRA seek diversity with national talent search here

The ABC Talent Showcase in conjuction with National AFTRA is coming to Chicago in search of diversity among actors for national television shows. Local SAG, AFTRA and Actors Equity members have until March 15 to get their headshots in for this first-time opportunity. The Sho

Doc flies on History Channel

Restored P-38 fighter lost in the ice in 1942.
 

Krause's work cut out for him

JWT president Barry Krause New J. Walter Thompson president Barry Krause M

Distributor financing urban filmmaker's new horror film

America’s first serial killer was buried face down. H. H. Holmes, known as Dr. Death , was America’s first known serial killer, convicted and executed for a string of murders in South Side Englewood in the late 19th Century. “I’m playing with the idea that he wants to be turned over,”

Casting director helms ghost story in feature debut

Windy City Films director Tony DeGuide.
 

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