Companies seek qualified candidates for new jobs

Reel Chicago is again posting job opportunities. Allied Vaughn, The History Makers and ColumbiaCollege are seeking qualifiedcandidates for their new positions. 

The Mill expanding into its own West Loop building

When The Mill makes its unprecedented move into its four-story, 22,000-sq. ft. building sometime in late summer, it will be the larges

Ch. 11 airs first locally-produced kids shows in ages

Kelli and Estlin Feigley Dreaming Tree Films’ upcoming show has the distinction of being WTTW/11’s only locally-produced children’s series to air among its 12 hours of weekday and 12 hours of weekend shows.

It’s been 100 years since Chaplin filmed at Essanay

  This January marks the 100th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s historic month in Chicago, where he shot his first one reel comedy at

Producer Richardson joins Cutters from New York shop

After a 15 year absence including 11 years working for a bicoastal editorial company, producer Heather Richardson decided it was time to come home.  On Jan. 5 she joined Cutters Studios as one of two producers on the editorial side.  

Hyundai car shoot for Korea lights up LaSalle St.

A rugged Chicago and Korean production crew braved the freezing cold last Monday and Tuesday nights to work on a massive commercial shoot in the heart of the Loop for a 2015 Hyundai Sonata Turbo
 

Davidov edits health care ‘shell game’ doc in NOLA

Chicago filmmaker Ilko Davidov is storming into 2015 like a polar vortex.

Cancer Society is DDB’s first new ad business of 2015

FIRST NEW AD BUSINESS of the year was announced by DDB Chicago, which has succeeded The Martin Agency on creative duties f

Chicago-shot “Empire” bows as season’s top new show

That sound clinking champagne glasses you hear is coming from the deservedly ecstatic producers, cast and crew of “Empire,” which bowed on Fox network Wednesday night to a 3.8 rating and 9.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen ratings.
 

Y&R promotes Smallwood and Mufson to co-ECDS

Young & Rubicam starts the New Year with departures and promotions. New co-executive creative directors and a new global talent director were announced to succeed two executives who left the agency over the holidays.

Second video doc in school closings series to screen

Installment two of “The School Project: Chicago Public Schools Close,” a series that examines public education after the fallout from the city’s 2013 historic closing of 49 schools, premieres Jan. 22 at the Logan Center at 6:30 p.m., free and open to all.

Community engages in film to save Ebola orphan lives

Chicago freelance creative director, John Siebert, formerly a longtime DDB Chicago GCD/CD, enliste
 

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