In The Spotlight

Finding the Love

STORY’s Ky Dickens has directed a new campaign for Nestlé Purina’s Beneful where real dog owners — and real dogs — discuss what they love about the healthy, “grain-free” dog food. Conceived by Deep Focus, New York and Lapiz, Chicago, ...

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HEADLINES

What the WPP Move Means For Chicago
What the WPP Move Means For Chicago

The advertising holding company WPP Group announced plans late last week to consolidate the Chicago offices of its agencies in a new headquarters building that ...

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FCB's Jenina Nuñez Answers Five Questions
FCB's Jenina Nuñez Answers Five Questions

Running a half marathon? Meeting Al Roker? FCB's new head of communications in Chicago answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever ...

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Call Sheet
FREELANCERS ANONYMOUS Shoots This Month, Stars TRANSPARENT's Billings
FREELANCERS ANONYMOUS Shoots This Month, Stars TRANSPARENT's Billings

The fast and fun new LGBTQ comedy feature FREELANCERS ANONYMOUS is currently shooting in Chicago, and they have lured a Chicago native back home to ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
FCB's Jenina Nuñez Answers Five Questions
FCB's Jenina Nuñez Answers Five Questions

Running a half marathon? Meeting Al Roker? FCB's new head of communications in Chicago answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever ...

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Loading Doc
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
STORY Signs Comedy Director Ron Lazzeretti
STORY Signs Comedy Director Ron Lazzeretti

Award-winning comedy director Ron Lazzeretti has joined STORY. A native Chicagoan, Lazzeretti has broad experience as a commercial director and agency creative director with credits ...

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Photo Booth
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
ROGERS PARK World Premiere Set for October 19th
ROGERS PARK World Premiere Set for October 19th

One of more than 150 films on the big screen at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival's is the hyperlocal, universally relevant ROGERS PARK, making ...

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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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