In The Spotlight

FCB Develops VR Experience For Jack Daniels

The Jack Daniel Distillery, in partnership with FCB/RED and The Mill, released this week a fully immersive 360-degree virtual reality experience that artfully displays the timeless craftsmanship of America's first registered distillery. This new technology transports fans of Jack Daniel’s ...

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HEADLINES

Optimus Director Hall Helming Feature
Optimus Director Hall Helming Feature

Optimus commercial director Logan Hall is leaping to the big screen with his feature film directorial debut ANIMATOR, shooting in Chicago through the end of ...

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Female Filmmakers Night Coming Up Tuesday
Female Filmmakers Night Coming Up Tuesday

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival presents its annual Female Filmmakers Night on Tuesday, August 2nd at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North ...

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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
Optimus Director Hall Helming Feature
Optimus Director Hall Helming Feature

Optimus commercial director Logan Hall is leaping to the big screen with his feature film directorial debut ANIMATOR, shooting in Chicago through the end of ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Daily Planet's Sara Wolfson Answers Five Questions
Daily Planet's Sara Wolfson Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Sara Wolfson, producer at Daily Planet, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? If so, ...

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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
Jared Leto v. TMZ: The Copyright Battle Continues
Jared Leto v. TMZ: The Copyright Battle Continues

Late last year, TMZ got their hands on a video of Jared Leto bashing Taylor Swift. Leto didn’t like the bad press he received from ...

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On The Move
Mill Chicago adds Brian Smego as Executive Producer, Mill+
Mill Chicago adds Brian Smego as Executive Producer, Mill+

Brian Smego has joined The Mill in Chicago as Executive Producer for Mill+, its creative studio focused on originating, developing and directing content from concept ...

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Trailer Park
First Look: WHO GETS THE DOG?
First Look: WHO GETS THE DOG?

Alicia Silverstone and Ryan Kwanten star in the heartfelt romantic comedy WHO GETS THE DOG?, about what happens when puppy love goes to the dogs. ...

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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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