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
Assistant engineer Jordan Stalling told his colleagues at Particle Audio that he wasn’t going to enter the 2016 International Camp Kuleshov trailer contest this year because he felt he wouldn’t have the time to create an entry.
He was going to be the best man at his brother’s upcoming out-of-town wedding and needed
The production crew for Flow Motion Media worked for days setting the stage for “Space Hustler,” their latest music video, building a spaceship complete with a cockpit and cryogenic sleep tube.
The spaceship is on a corner of Fort Knox Studios’ massive 160,000-square-foot sound/stage facility. On the second level of the st
THE FEATURE “SOARING” is the latest project of producer Joe Orlandino of Atlas Media Group, working with writer Amy Danford-Klein, a former corporate pilot who wrote the screenplay as a tribute to the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs)
The assets of Chicago-headquartered sync music licensing company Music Dealers, which suddenly went out of business last July owing countless global artists on its roster, have been acquired by BrandSpins of Las Vegas.