In The Spotlight

FCB's New Work For Iconic Radio Flyer

For almost 100 years, kids have used their creativity to take them on new adventures, explore new spaces and make believe. Radio Flyers help fuel that imagination. Here’s a charming little spot for the Chicago company from Chicago's FCB for ...

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HEADLINES

Yessian, Divot 'Hit It Big' for LPGA
Yessian, Divot 'Hit It Big' for LPGA

The newest LPGA spot, “Hit It Big”, features Olympian and superstar golfer Lexi Thompson. The ad showcases the athleticism and work ethic of the new ...

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What's Shooting
What's Shooting

Several local production companies have completed shoots outside of the city in recent weeks, while others are working on local projects. October took a three-man ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
Chicago Roaring at Cannes
Chicago Roaring at Cannes

As the week of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity comes to a close, Chicago has certainly been spotlighted as a top award-winning talent destination ...

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Call Sheet
Call Sheet: Birthday Suits and Summer Shoots
Call Sheet: Birthday Suits and Summer Shoots

PUT ON YOUR BIRTHDAY SUIT Holli Hopkins McGinley, Ed Flynn and Aemilia Scott of Recursive Pictures are looking to film their debut feature BIRTHDAY SUIT ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Carbon VFX's Phil Linturn Answers Five Questions
Carbon VFX's Phil Linturn Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Phil Linturn, Executive Producer at Carbon VFX Chicago, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Lewis Williams
Beyond the Spot: Lewis Williams

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Lewis Williams, chief creative officer at Burrell, talks about what drew him into advertising and what continues ...

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Filmmaker Focus
FOR GRACE Directors Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski
FOR GRACE Directors Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski

“An essential film for anyone with a dream and the will to pursue it” - Toronto Film Scene Tuesday, February 2nd is a monumental day ...

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Loading Doc
Loading Doc: We Want Harold!
Loading Doc: We Want Harold!

WE WANT HAROLD! Director Anton Seals and producer Nicole Bernardi-Reis are in preproduction on a documentary about Harold Washington, Chicago’s first and only African-American mayor. ...

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Street Legal
Cirque du Soleil’s Steel Dream is a Legal Nightmare for Justin Timberlake
Cirque du Soleil’s Steel Dream is a Legal Nightmare for Justin Timberlake

Cirque du Soleil sued Justin Timberlake last week, alleging that the singer, along with his writers, producers and recording company, “sampled” a portion of Cirque’s ...

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On The Move
Whitehouse Adds Deb Schimmel, Promotes
Whitehouse Adds Deb Schimmel, Promotes

Whitehouse Post recently announced two staffing moves: the addition of editor Deb Schimmel to their Chicago roster and the promotion of James Dierx to editor. ...

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Trailer Park
Chicago Comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY Premieres Tuesday June 7th
Chicago Comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY Premieres Tuesday June 7th

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will present the Chicago Premiere of the comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY on Tuesday, June 7th at ...

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Photo Booth
Photo Booth: The Mill Chicago's Grand Opening & Showcase
Photo Booth: The Mill Chicago's Grand Opening & Showcase

The Mill Chicago celebrated its move to the West Loop/Fulton Market area last week with a Grand Opening and Showcase of their new, expanded studio. ...

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Only in Texas
ONLY IN TEXAS: HBO, AMC Shooting Statewide
ONLY IN TEXAS: HBO, AMC Shooting Statewide

AMC’S TEXAS DRAMA “THE SON” TO SHOOT IN CENTRAL TEXAS: The AMC network has ordered the Texas drama straight to series for 10 episodes. Based ...

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Adventures in Advertising
An Observation
An Observation

My wife is good at dropping hints when she wants me to do something. She plans far ahead. In April she asked if I was ...

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