In The Spotlight

Do Something Huge

A moving new :60 commercial from Susan G. Komen portrays the exact moment the fight against breast cancer becomes personal. “Do Something Huge” from Dallas-based agency Slingshot, offers a glimpse into the lives of those who are learning or have ...

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HEADLINES

51st Chicago Television Award Winners Announced
51st Chicago Television Award Winners Announced

The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards honored the finest television productions and commercials from around the world on Wednesday, April 23, 2015. Special honors ...

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Griffen Launches BOYBAND Series
Griffen Launches BOYBAND Series

Bands have always been subject to behind-the-scenes drama. But Colleen Griffen is facing a slightly different problem: After assembling a crew of actors, Griffen finds ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
Cars.com Gets The Right Resolution
Cars.com Gets The Right Resolution

Each year the team at Cars.com gathers for a three-day companywide summit. With 1,500 employees present they talk about the nuts and bolts of sales ...

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Call Sheet
Griffen Launches BOYBAND Series
Griffen Launches BOYBAND Series

Bands have always been subject to behind-the-scenes drama. But Colleen Griffen is facing a slightly different problem: After assembling a crew of actors, Griffen finds ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Five Questions with Nicole Poull
Five Questions with Nicole Poull

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Nicole Poull, Associate Producer at R/GA (which was named Agency of the Year by Ad Age ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Chris Roe
Beyond the Spot: Chris Roe

In this episode of Beyond the Spot, Chris Roe, VP/Creative Director at Onion Labs in Chicago, talks to BTS about what it means to be ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton

One of the great animators of our time, two-time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton, met up with SCREEN's Mike McNamara for this week's Filmmaker Focus. ...

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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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Loading Doc
Loading Doc
Loading Doc

Curtis Matzke is raising finishing funds for his aptly named doc FIRST FEATURE which follows a young director, Thomas Reilly-King, on his 5-year quest to ...

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Street Legal
What Every Independent Film Producer Should Know About SAG-AFTRA
What Every Independent Film Producer Should Know About SAG-AFTRA

“There is this perception in the independent film community that working with SAG-AFTRA is either too expensive or there is too much paperwork. I believe ...

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Adventures in Advertising
The American Advertising Federation
The American Advertising Federation

I am on the recommended speaker list for the American Advertising Federation for my speech about creativity. I was first asked to speak by a ...

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On The Move
Craig Leffel Joins Filmworkers for Color Projects
Craig Leffel Joins Filmworkers for Color Projects

Veteran colorist Craig Leffel will pursue color work through Filmworkers while continuing as executive producer of his boutique creative studio Big Spoon Industries, which he ...

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Trailer Park
FIRST FEATURE Heads Into Post
FIRST FEATURE Heads Into Post

Curtis Matzke is raising finishing funds for his aptly named doc FIRST FEATURE which follows a young director, Thomas Reilly-King, on his 5-year quest to ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: 51st TV Awards
PHOTO BOOTH: 51st TV Awards

The 51st Chicago International Film Festival TV Awards took place on April 22 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. Honorees included Whitehouse Post, Jay Levine, ...

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