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Big Wins for Chicago Pilots, DelPurgatorio
Big Wins for Chicago Pilots, DelPurgatorio

Major wins for Chicago to report this week, with a Chicago commercial director and filmmaker winning a huge competition from PROJECT GREENLIGHT and Clive Barker, ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Havas Chicago's Dani Jackson Answers Five Questions
Havas Chicago's Dani Jackson Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular weekly feature, Dani Jackson, Senior Integrated Producer at Havas Chicago, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Most famous ...

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Loading Doc: Tattoos, A Recluse and Sexual Revolution
Loading Doc: Tattoos, A Recluse and Sexual Revolution

I have seen three works-in-progress this summer that embody Chicago’s well deserved reputation for outstanding non-fiction filmmaking. All three call attention to distinct points of ...

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On The Move
Minnesota's Committee Films Signs Director Todd Grabe
Minnesota's Committee Films Signs Director Todd Grabe

Committee Films has expanded its talent offerings with Director/Editor/Creative Todd Grabe. He already wrapped his first project at the Minneapolis production company, a spot for ...

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PHOTO BOOTH: Female Filmmakers Night at the Midwest Independent Film Festival
PHOTO BOOTH: Female Filmmakers Night at the Midwest Independent Film Festival

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival presented its annual Female Filmmakers Night on Tuesday, August 1st at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Tender Jewish Drama MENASHE Co-Producer Melanie Zoey
Tender Jewish Drama MENASHE Co-Producer Melanie Zoey

MENASHE is now in theaters and receiving critical raves across the country. Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. ...

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Trailer Park
Watch BROWN GIRLS Trailer Then Binge First Season
Watch BROWN GIRLS Trailer Then Binge First Season

Yet another web series out of Chicago has been picked up for development to series. BROWN GIRLS writer Fatimah Asghar and director Samantha Bailey have ...

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Street Legal
IMDb Fights Back on Age Censorship Law
IMDb Fights Back on Age Censorship Law

As of January 1, 2017, entertainment employment service providers like IMDB are required to remove age and birthday information upon request of their subscribers. Assembly ...

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