Did C-K fire the client, or did Panera cut them off?

CRAMER-KRASSELT CHAIRMAN /CEO Peter Krivkovich candid internal memo Wednesday telling the staff why the agency fired two-year old clien

Leviathan’s noir titles gleam in Starz' “Power” series

Credit Leviathan for design and production of the film noir main titles for Starz new original series, “Power,” produced by rapper 50 Cent (formally

Optimus pairs up with Nice Shoes to offer new services

Chicago’s Optimus is connecting the talents and services of New York’s Nice Shoes, an industry-leading color grading and finishing studio, with Chicago agencies, remotely, a timely move expected to save finishing time and mo

Indiana CD creates, directs dark, Dunes-set TV pilot

Thad Donovan, president/creative director and producer Carly Smith of Northwest Indiana’s Smith Donovan Marketing Communications, make their first film this summer,

JBTV studio rocks with weekly web and TV concerts

Jerry Bryant’s long-running JBTV hosted a concert featuring nationally renowned hometown duo, Local H, on

Parks pioneer Jens Jensen doc gets double exposure

The doc, “Jens Jensen the Living Green,” the story of the pioneering conservationist who created many neighborhood Chicago parks, gets a rare simulcast June 19. WTTW/11 will air it, while an audience watches

Michigan’s film incentives to remain at $50 million

For a few nervous weeks, it looked like Michigan’s $50 million in film incentives would be chopped down, again, as Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2015 budget called for a cutback to $25 million — a fraction of the $52.1 billion he planned in overall spending.

Wachowskis’ ‘Jupiter Ascending’ to open in 2015

Just six weeks ahead of its scheduled July 16 release, Andy and Lana Wachowski postponed the opening of their sci-fi epic, “Jupiter Ascending,” eight months hence to Feb. 6, 2015.

Tullman one of Music Dealers’ 4 new tech execs

Howard Tullman, CEO of 1871, the Chicago-based entrepreneurial hub for digital startups, is one of Music Dealers’ four new senior appointments in forwarding its goal of “being positioned as the dominant player in the music lic

11 Dollar Bill is Bridges Media’s new post division

The first project for Bridges Media’s new post division, 11 Dollar Bill, is edit

New Stir Post Audio bows with 3 studios and LA mixer

A new concept in audio post that the partners believe will stir things up opened Monday in two different locations and with a female engineer/sound designer at the helm of one studio bringing her LA vibe to the city’s audio post business.

12 accept $100K in grants for social change projects

TWELVE WORTHY FILMMAKERS were awarded $100,000 in grants from Th

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