In The Spotlight

Shark Attack

Man-eating sharks turn cuddly in a new campaign for La Quinta. Filmworkers and Churchill Studio provided the inspired CG magic for Swim in which a businessman is dropped into a dive tank filled with blood-thirsty sea creatures. The campaign was ...

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HEADLINES

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THINK SMALL Directors Amanda Speva and Mark Pallman are in production on a documentary about miniatures, and the artisans and craftspeople who create them. Currently ...

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Cap Gun Collective’s Matt Abramson Answers Five Questions
Cap Gun Collective’s Matt Abramson Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature Cap Gun Collective’s Executive Producer Matt Abramson answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
One Local Band Will Win Free Music Video Production
One Local Band Will Win Free Music Video Production

It will be quite a break for one local band. Big Teeth Productions, a Chicago creative production company, is giving away a free music video ...

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Call Sheet
HENRY GAMBLE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY Bows in NYC Tonight
HENRY GAMBLE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY Bows in NYC Tonight

It’s a big night for the Chicago-made HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY as the feature makes its New York premiere at the prestigious BAMcinemaFest this evening. ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Cap Gun Collective’s Matt Abramson Answers Five Questions
Cap Gun Collective’s Matt Abramson Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature Cap Gun Collective’s Executive Producer Matt Abramson answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Amber Tisue
Beyond the Spot: Amber Tisue

In the latest installment of our regular feature BEYOND THE SPOT, Amber Tisue, Senior Sound Designer/Mixer at Stir Post, explores how to talk about sound, ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Starz Series POWER Star Omari Hardwick
Starz Series POWER Star Omari Hardwick

You know Omari Hardwick as the star of the Starz series POWER, which premieres its second season this weekend. Before Omari landed in the national ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas: Pilots, Leftovers & Willie Nelson
Only In Texas: Pilots, Leftovers & Willie Nelson

HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS COMING TO AUSTIN FOR 2ND SEASON: Fans of the HBO series THE LEFTOVERS will see some different settings in its sophomore season, ...

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THINK SMALL Directors Amanda Speva and Mark Pallman are in production on a documentary about miniatures, and the artisans and craftspeople who create them. Currently ...

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Street Legal
Street Legal
Street Legal

Free Lawyers, Free Resources, and Lots of Networking: How to Make the Most of Chicago’s Independent Film Community Lawyers are expensive, agents are picky, and ...

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Adventures in Advertising
The Art of Voice-Casting Part II
The Art of Voice-Casting Part II

Northwestern University has a distinguished school of Oral Interpretation. I know people who have a degree in Oral Interpretation. Hearing voices in your head when ...

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On The Move
SPLICE Adds Ryan Markley To VFX Team
SPLICE Adds Ryan Markley To VFX Team

SPLICE has added VFX Artist Ryan Markley to its graphics team. He has film credits that include DELIVER US FROM EVIL, THE EXPENDABLES and THE ...

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Trailer Park
HENRY GAMBLE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY Off to Auspicious Start
HENRY GAMBLE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY Off to Auspicious Start

Chicago-made HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY is set for its New York premiere at the prestigious BAMcinemaFest Thursday, June 25th. The PARTY is off to an ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: Free Spirit Media FOCUS Gala
PHOTO BOOTH: Free Spirit Media FOCUS Gala

Thursday offered an incredible night, celebrating youth voice, opportunity, and the ecosystem of youth, alums, staff, board, family, and wonderful supporters that fuel Free Spirit ...

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