In The Spotlight

Radar Studios’ Director Fischer Honored

Radar Studios, Director Neal E. Fischer won this year’s Best Director of a Short at the Chicago Comedy Film Festival (CCFF), which took place this past weekend. Known for his work on the micro-budget feature DEAD GIRLS and recent web ...

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HEADLINES

'Give a Shi*t' Pop-Up Raises $20K
'Give a Shi*t' Pop-Up Raises $20K

The 'giveashi*t' pop-up shop raised $20,000 last week for Streetwise vendors, surpassing the total from last year ahead of this Thursday's party at Daily Planet ...

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October's Recipe For Nutrient-Dense Foods
October's Recipe For Nutrient-Dense Foods

While it’s not CHEF’S TABLE, a recent piece out from Fleishman Hillard by Chicago-based October Production + Post teases the benefits of cooking with nutrient-dense ...

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Call Sheet
Comedy Central Gives Green Light to SOUTH SIDE
Comedy Central Gives Green Light to SOUTH SIDE

Some good news for Chicagoans on the heels of their beloved Cubs' exit from the playoffs... Comedy Central has given a series order to SOUTH ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Canice Neary Answers Five Questions
Canice Neary Answers Five Questions

He once bowled a 256 and filmed one of the all-time Baseball greats. Today, Canice Neary, Senior Vice President and Executive Creative Director at Laughlin ...

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Loading Doc
LOADING DOC: Harold Washington, Skateboarders Crashing Adulthood and Life Lessons
LOADING DOC: Harold Washington, Skateboarders Crashing Adulthood and Life Lessons

Documentary director and editor Joe Winston (WHATS THE MATTER WITH KANSAS) recently appeared on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight to discuss his feature doc work in progress ...

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On The Move
Keith Munley Promoted to charlieuniformtango Austin Executive Producer
Keith Munley Promoted to charlieuniformtango Austin Executive Producer

Keith Munley has been promoted to Executive Producer of charlieuniformtango, Austin, Lola Lott, charlieuniformtango principal/CEO, announced today. Munley joined charlieuniformtango in Austin in 2008 as ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: Newcity Film 50 + Music Box Films + CIFF Reception
PHOTO BOOTH: Newcity Film 50 + Music Box Films + CIFF Reception

Reception celebrating the publication of Newcity's Film 50 issue, as well as Music Box Films' upcoming film presentations at the Chicago International Film Festival, with ...

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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
CHASING THE BLUES Set for World Premiere at Chicago International FF
CHASING THE BLUES Set for World Premiere at Chicago International FF

The world premiere is set for CHASING THE BLUES, the latest production from the Chicago-based studio, at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival (October 12-26, ...

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Street Legal
STREET LEGAL: BABY DRIVER's Big Rights Problem
STREET LEGAL: BABY DRIVER's Big Rights Problem

Picture this: your heist movie has Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey in it. You chose the music even before the actors. You have spent millions ...

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