Catfish's new $150,000 studio

Catfish Music partner Joel Raney After nearly a year

BBDO replaces Gant with auto expert

BBDO Chicago is gearing up for a new creative regime, it appears ? and most likely a new business blast ? with the arrival of the not inconsiderable talents of Marty Orzio as the agency’s new creative chief. He replaces Phil Gant, the well-liked BBDO Chicago’s creative chief, who spent almost 20 years at the a

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CROSSROADS IS PRODUCING the latest batch of Illinois Lottery commercials ? a package of three ? for DDB/executive producer Joel Goldsmith. Crossroads’ Chuck Bennett directs, Bob Yeoman lenses and Mike LaBellarte’s Outsider will edit. Casting by O

Neuberger at Grammys push airing of HDTV 5.1 surround sound

By Dan Page REELCHICAGO.COM Music Editor

Field's "Baseball As America" videos put visitors in box seats

This is the Position Menu, one of six enabling visitors to find a subject. By selecting a particular position, a scorecard is presen

Vision Blu connects urban filmmakers

“If aliens came down and turned on the television to find out what we’re like, what are they going to see?” broadcaster and producer Darryl Dennard asks his attentive audience. “BET.” Dennard gets a laugh, but his serious point is not lost. He pauses to let the
 

Dot-com mockumentary gets Vanguard Cinema video release

Brett Singer (left) and Simeon Schnapper, director-producers of “Dot,” now

Vision Blu connects urban filmmakers

“If aliens came down and turned on the television to find out what we’re like, what are they going to see?” broadcaster and producer Darryl Dennard asks his attentive audience. “BET.” Dennard gets a laugh, but his serious point is not lost. He pauses to let the

Optimism over Mindsight future

Mindsight/Meacham Road has not gone out of business (as recklessly reported elsewhere) and partner Dan Niccolai is optimistic about the future of the 10-year old full-service company. That’s despite partner Larry Kane’s filing of Chapter 11 reorganization for the benefit of creditors the end of January. In defense of the action, said Niccolai, “We d
 

Neuberger at Grammys push airing of HDTV 5.1 surround sound

By Dan Page REELCHICAGO.COM Music Editor

Palatine screenwriter rolls out new Web site writing feature

Moviebytes’ Frederick Mensch of Palatine. Palatine screenwriter and com

BBC doc on Army-JROTC model

Cong. Bobby Rush interviewed for the doc, with associate producer Pat Lofthouse. The model of Chicago’s high schools and mil
 

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