City parks venue for director Suffredin’s homeless doc

Since homeless people often gather and seek sanctuary in parks, it is fitting that @home, a feature-length doc about the homeless, directed by Susanne Suffredin for The Kindling Group

Live musicians record score for DXL men's wear spot

In this age of electronic music and music licensing, Greg Allan’s Sonixphere went retro for its long-time client, The Richards Group of Dallas.  Not only was Sonixphere’s score for Richards’ client Destination

Hesser’s doc wins top prize at its first fest entry

 LOVE IS A VERB, Terry Spencer H

Corgan stars in TV series about his wrestling league

SMASHING PUMPKINS’FRONTMAN

Cutters wins AICE’s Best of Chicago, 2 other awards

Cutters Studios and its design division Flavor were among four post houses that came away with top awards from the AICE Awards gala presentation in New York last Friday – one of them being “Best of Chicago” for an IBM spot edited by Michael Lipper

Cineverse bows as successor to Fletcher Cameras

It’s official. Cineverse is the bright new name of what had been VER Digital since its purchase of 28 year old Fletcher Cameras last January.  The new name is the brainchild of VP Tom Fletcher and appears ove
 

VFX Churchill Studios a new Filmworkers division

After 17 years at Filmworkers, Rob Churchill is now officially a brand. When he suggested to Filmworkers' president Reid Brody that he needed people so they could handle several projects simultaneously, Brody agreed and created the Churchill Studio.

Tres bien! Four local filmmakers to appear at Cannes

Four Chicago filmmakers will have visible places at the Cannes Film Festival, May 14-25 as speakers and to premiere their films in front of an international audience gathering for screenings, workshops, conferences and, but of course, networking in the South of Fr

Dean Gonzales joins Beast; assistant Glover to editor

Ace editor Dean Gonzales, who honed his craft in LA for 15 years, joined Beast Editorial, saying Beast “seemed like a perfect fit,” with its national network, support staff and larger representation for the variety of work he does. 
 

Digital Cinema Society to hold 4K status presentation

VER Digital Cinema’s first event since purchasing Fletcher Cameras is a May 19 meeting of the Digital Cinema Society Chicago about fast moving 4K technology at Fletcher Cameras’ former space at 1000 N. North Branch. 

Michael Antonnuci lands big position at Disney in LA

NOTHING HAD BEEN HEARD from executive producer Michael Antonnuci since December, 2012, w

Swiatek brothers win $1K in TMBG music video contest

Leo Burnett senior copywriter Paul Swiatek and his brother, Mike, an LA director, working collaboratively cross-country, won the “Am I Awake” online music video contest, based on the song by
 

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