Talent Partners, Inc. the 25-year old advertising business company best known for talent payment and negotiations, will expand mightily next September when it takes over the entire 14th floor in the Wrigley Building.
The company will move from its longtime, 20,000 sq. ft. of
Since Animated Storyboards opened its seventh international branch in Chicago last May, its opening staff of five has swelled to a dozen and could further expand by the time its first anniversary rolls around.
Co-managing directors Wes Mallgren, in charg
It took docmaker Tod Lending of Nomadic Films five days and nights to travel from Chicago to reach his remote island filming destination off the Republic of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, including “eight hours of a nightmare car ride off road,” he says.
Two proposed documentaries about the crisis in Chicago public education received prestigious MacArthur Foundation Grants. They were among 18 projects that shared $2 million in funding the Foundation awarded to films covering a range of important contemporary social issues.
While Jordan Freese, a production engineer at Resolution Production Group, had spent a decade in corporate IT jobs before landing in the production industry and three years satisfying his passion for filmmaking, it only took Barbara Sharres 24 hours to book his film at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Move over New York and Los Angeles! For years, Chicago was either not ranked in any MovieMaker magazine’s many annual “Best” lists, or barely hanging onto the bottom rung of listings ladder.
This year, however — yes, dreams do come