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Optimus Adds Editors Emily Hayes, Ben Winter
Optimus Adds Editors Emily Hayes, Ben Winter

Production and post house Optimus has announced that it has promoted both Emily Hayes and Ben Winter to Editor. The two have proven themselves with ...

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Rob Churchill Partners in New Venture, With Cutters Studios' Flavor
Rob Churchill Partners in New Venture, With Cutters Studios' Flavor

Creative production studio Flavor are very proud to announce the addition of Rob Churchill to their Chicago staff in the position of VFX Director. The ...

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NBC Pilot ORDINARY JOE Shoots in March
NBC Pilot ORDINARY JOE Shoots in March

NBC is expected to begin shooting the pilot ORDINARY JOE in Chicago in mid-March. One very notable Executive Producer on the project is Matt Reeves, ...

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Record $560 Million Year for Illinois, Chicago Film Offices
Record $560 Million Year for Illinois, Chicago Film Offices

As we head into the new year, The Chicago and Illinois Film Offices are celebrating a record 2019 for television, film and media production activity ...

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Burrell, NBC Star Hawkins, Quriosity Team Up with McDonald's
Burrell, NBC Star Hawkins, Quriosity Team Up with McDonald's

The focus of McDonald's Black & Positively Golden effort is to uplift communities through education, empowerment and entrepreneurship. It tells stories of truth, power and ...

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McKenzie Chinn Selected for Geena Davis' Bentonville Fellowship
McKenzie Chinn Selected for Geena Davis' Bentonville Fellowship

Eight female filmmakers have been selected to take part in an inaugural development program with Geena Davis' Bentonville Film Foundation, as part of an initiative ...

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Director Josh Cohen Signs with Minimal
Director Josh Cohen Signs with Minimal

Chicago-based boutique production company Minimal Productions has added Brooklyn-based commercial director Josh Cohen to their creative roster. Cohen is a multi-disciplinary director, writer, and designer. ...

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Chicago Filmmakers Join New Travel TV Project
Chicago Filmmakers Join New Travel TV Project

Film has become more comforting than entertaining. Our screens are window frames and galleries to the world. Do you ever notice that you want to ...

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