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

United Center, Bulls, Blackhawks Draft Leviathan
United Center, Bulls, Blackhawks Draft Leviathan

Earlier this summer, the United Center Joint Venture (UCJV) opened the doors of its brand new, 10,000-square-foot Madhouse Team Store in the United Center's east ...

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charlieuniformtango and The Richards Group Team Up for Dr Pepper
charlieuniformtango and The Richards Group Team Up for Dr Pepper

charlieuniformtango and The Richards Group have been having some fun with new social media campaigns for Dr Pepper. In the works are two campaigns, “Real ...

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COLUMNS

Call Sheet
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
The Mill's Mikey Pehanich Answers Five Questions
The Mill's Mikey Pehanich Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular weekly feature, Mikey Pehanich, who was promoted to colourist at the Mill Chicago earlier this summer, answers Five ...

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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
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
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
DAVE MADE A MAZE at Facets Aug 18-24
DAVE MADE A MAZE at Facets Aug 18-24

"Wildly inventive on a micro-budget scale... an impressively crafted feature that's full of frequent surprises" —Hollywood Reporter Click here for tickets to see DAVE MADE ...

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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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