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charlieuniformtango Says Live Like It’s Spring

charlieuniformtango recently partnered with Publicis North America for a beautiful national and timely commercial for TruGreen Lawn Care. Released last month to coincide with the first stirrings of Spring weather and the urgings of homeowners for a green lawn, charlieuniformtango's ...

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HEADLINES

October's Aldi Vid Honored
October's Aldi Vid Honored

A documentary-style video crafted by Chicago-based October Production + Post has been honored by the Web Marketing Association’s Internet Advertising Competition (IAC). Created for Aldi, ...

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Doc CORNERSTONE Picked For Dallas African Film Fest
Doc CORNERSTONE Picked For Dallas African Film Fest

Award-winning director Debi Lang has announced the CARING FOR THE WORLD FILMS documentary CORNERSTONE has been selected to be screened by The African Film Festival. ...

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Call Sheet
PATRIOT Renewed for Season Two... But Where Will It Shoot?
PATRIOT Renewed for Season Two... But Where Will It Shoot?

Amazon has renewed its genre-bending spy drama Patriot for Season Two, guaranteeing the further adventures of creator-writer-director Steven Conrad’s Tavner family. The pickup follows the ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
LeoB's Middleton Answers Five Questions
LeoB's Middleton Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our POPULAR weekly feature, Leo Burnett Associate Producer Mike Middleton answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Julie Scott
Beyond the Spot: Julie Scott

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Julie Scott, VP and General Manager of The Onion Labs talks to Beyond the Spot about good ...

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Loading Doc
Loading Doc: Movie Palaces, Man-Aliens and Microcosms
Loading Doc: Movie Palaces, Man-Aliens and Microcosms

Chicagoan April Wright is in post-production on her latest project about film exhibition, currently titled GOING ATTRACTIONS: THE STORY OF AMERICA’S MOVIE PALACES. After her ...

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On The Move
Seed adds Kristina Perreault
Seed adds Kristina Perreault

Director Kristina Perreault will be joining the roster at Seed Media Arts, the company announced this week. “We are overjoyed to have Kristina as a ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: Midwest Independent Film Festival Presents THE VIEW FROM TALL
PHOTO BOOTH: Midwest Independent Film Festival Presents THE VIEW FROM TALL

The Midwest Independent Film Festival presented the Chicago-made critics pick THE VIEW FROM TALL on Tuesday April 4th at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema. THE INVESTORS ...

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Filmmaker Focus
The New BETWEEN TWO FERNS? Introducing BETWEEN TWO SUCCULENTS...
The New BETWEEN TWO FERNS? Introducing BETWEEN TWO SUCCULENTS...

There's a new show on YouTube. There may only be one episode. And it's R-rated. The show is BETWEEN TWO SUCCULENTS (no not Between Two ...

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Trailer Park
VC Launches Second Season
VC Launches Second Season

It's like SHARK TANK with laughs. The second season of VC, Chicago-made comedy web series about venture capital, is underway. Starring Brad Armacost and Luke ...

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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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