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Cannes Selects Chicago-Made Feature
Cannes Selects Chicago-Made Feature

The Cannes Film Festival turns 70 this year, and in this anniversary edition, with star-driven films featuring Nicole Kidman, Adam Sandler, and Julianne Moore commandeering ...

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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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ELECTRIC DREAMS Starts Filming This Week
ELECTRIC DREAMS Starts Filming This Week

PHILIP K. DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS begins shooting in Chicago on Wednesday. The production will be headquartered at Chicago Studio City and it looks like the ...

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Sony's Miyamoto Joins Chicago Feature
Sony's Miyamoto Joins Chicago Feature

In an industry that once seemed to favor New York & Los Angeles, Midwest screenwriter Ken Miyamoto has been hired on to write for Justin ...

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Call Sheet: Seda, Stone and Swanberg
Call Sheet: Seda, Stone and Swanberg

The Illinois Film Office's Louis Ferrara confirms production on the faith-based feature CANAL STREET is underway, and there are several familiar faces in this cast, ...

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Billy Dec Finds His Director
Billy Dec Finds His Director

The Chicago-based production company Elston Films and its co-founder Billy Dec are moving ever closer to production on their first feature. The team has announced ...

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The Call Sheet: Swank + Shannon, Soul Sessions and Spirals
The Call Sheet: Swank + Shannon, Soul Sessions and Spirals

Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and Blythe Danner are heading to Chicago to star in WHAT THEY HAD, a drama from writer-director Elizabeth Chomko. Robert Forster ...

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What to Watch at SXSW This Week
What to Watch at SXSW This Week

If you're heading to Austin for South by Southwest (SXSW) this weekend, here are some Midwest-made productions and panels you must fit into your jam-packed ...

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