MIFF displays indie “Bests” at annual awards night

INDIE FEATURE “ANIMALS” was the big Best of the Midwest Awards Tuesday night, hosted by Midwest International Film Festival, winning for Best Feature, Best Director,

How men use Wahl home grooming tools in 13 videos

Picture Show Films’ “Real Guys, Real Grooming” campaign for Wahl internationally-sold line of men’s facial trimmers and clippers rolls into its second month of airing on sports and other shows gea

Leviathan’s MSI exhibit tells of science behind beauty

Chicago conceptual design firm Leviathan recently unveiled nearly a dozen interactive attractions designed to help make the Museum of Science and Industry’s “

Chinese crew heads down Route 66 with local rentals

Following on the wheels of the Cadillac commercial that filmed here for the Chinese market a few weeks ago, was a Chinese crew over the Thanksgiving weekend that shot opening scenes for a feature vignette that winds along the 2,450 mile Chicago-LA Historic Route 66.

Scheer shares insider info at Saturday script seminar

Media goddess Laurie Scheer is back in Chicago to share he

Nightingale intros Follow Focus screenings Dec. 7

“The Ladies Almanack,” a feature length experimental narrative film by local filmmaker Daviel Shy, will inaugurate Nightingale Cinema’s unique Follow Focus scr
 

CRC’s new sales director is music man Dave Dakich

THE PERFECT MATCH: Chicago Recording Company and sales rep Dave Dakich have teamed up to make beautiful music together, figuratively speaking.  Da

Stuart wins court okay to pursue Local 727 law suit

The lawsuit filed on behalf of Teamster 727 member Anne Stuart, a commercial driver, charging the union with sex discrimination, 

Cadillac spot for China films here as typical US city

Three Chinese admen from McCann Erickson Shanghai were in Chicago last week supervising Accomplice Media’s two-day shoot for Cadillac’s 2015 XTS luxury seda
 

Columbia senior Lerchen directs his second feature

January’s upcoming slate of entertainment projects looks like a good omen for Chicago 2015 production, as two indie films and a TV pilot, so far, are scheduled to get underway this month.

Delpurgatorio's latest horror short heads for the fests

Vitamin Pictures creative director Danny Delpurgatorio has wrapped his second horror short, “a psychological horror thriller dealing with mental illness,” he says, that will head for the festival route in January.

WTTW to premiere Suffredin’s “@home” homeless doc

IN ADVANCE OF ITS BROADCAST PREMIERE Dec. 17 on Ch. 11, Kindling Group, the production company behind Susan
 

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