Daily Planet Productions is looking to sell out its 750 custom-designed, hand-printed T-shirts at a one-day Pop Up Shop in order to help provide shelter to StreetWise vendors who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness.
Out of the 58 category winners at the 58th Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards held last Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, 11 were production/non-broadcast companies whose programs aired on local television.
Among those non-station golden statuette awardees was post house Cutters Studios.
“OPEN TABLES,” the 2015 improv feature from award-winning director/actor Jack C. Newell, is now available on iTunes and Video On Demand. The romcom uses the foodie scene as a backdrop for stories of love lost
The concept of Chicago writer / director Michael Glover Smith’s second indie drama, “Mercury in Retrograde,” grew out of a scene from his firstfeature comedy / drama, “Cool Apocalypse, ” in 2015.
This gave him,
The classic Neapolitan favorite, “Funiculi, Funicula” is not what you’d expect to hear on a holiday campaign, but it’s remarkably effective as the musical sound track for Chicago-based Groupon’s first holiday campaign via agency O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul (OKRP).The idea for using the rollicking song came from agency CCO Matt
The city and country have been on a sales tax frenzy, passing legislature to tax soda drinks, plastic bags and bottled water to help plug budget deficits. So what’s next?
Well, Ald. Brian Hopkins of the 2nd Ward sees dollars signs around parking meters. He wants the city to make film and TV productions pay for lost parking revenue when they park on city&
Car company Lexus and the LA office of Chicago-based ad agency, Walton Isaacson, bring a live version of their Latin music focused webseries, “RPM: Reengineering Popular Music” to popular Chicago club Revel tonight at 7 p.m.
“RPM En Vivo” w
“In Bed With” is a new web performance-music series developed by two Leo Burnett creatives and edited by The Colonie, featuring singer/songwriters, artists and groups that plays on Vimeo and other internet sites (see below.)
The “Bed” in the provocative title isn’t what you might think. It refers to th
PARTICIPANT MEDIA’S $25 MILLION FEATURE, “Captive State,” will lead off movie production in Chicago in 2017, having opened an office, production, wardrobe and construction mill space at Cinespace.
The sci-fi epic was co-written and will be
Visions of Light, Joe Farris’ equipment rental and crewing company in Carol Stream, has expanded into lighting and grip rentals, providing camera, lighting, grip, sound and crews under a single roof.
The expansion came about to give its mostly corporate and sports clientele “a more customized and complete inventory,” says Farris, a DP / gaffer for the