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HEADLINES

‘Justified: City Primeval’ Wraps in Chicago Thurs, Heads to Miami for Brief Shoot

Filming for the highly anticipated FX series Justified: City Primeval is going smoothly, and is set to wrap in Chicago this Thursday, August 18th. Sources tell SCREEN the production will…

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Season Two Renewal Expected for Filmed-In-Chicago Amazon Series ‘Paper Girls’

Critics have been saluting the new Amazon series Paper Girls, but the question still looms: Will there be a Season Two? Sources tell SCREEN that answer is likely a yes….

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Two Projects Announced for Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen Fund for AAPI Voices at Kartemquin Films

Two talented and vital Midwest voices are about to be amplified. Kartemquin Films is pleased to announce the first two projects supported by the Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen Fund for…

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Clare Cooney Directorial Debut ‘Departing Seniors’ Now Filming in Chicago

Following a series of tremendously successful short film forays, Clare Cooney is making her feature film directorial debut. The project is currently underway in her longtime artistic home of Chicago….

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COLUMNS

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

Five Questions with Indie Film Investor Mark Glassgow of Chicago Media Angels

The investor collective Chicago Media Angels has supported quite a few Illinois independent features in recent years, including SXSW pick Come As You Are and critics’ picks Once Upon a…

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CALL SHEET

‘Justified: City Primeval’ Wraps in Chicago Thurs, Heads to Miami for Brief Shoot

Filming for the highly anticipated FX series Justified: City Primeval is going smoothly, and is set to wrap in Chicago this Thursday, August 18th. Sources tell SCREEN the production will…

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POWER BOOK IV: FORCE

‘Power Book IV: Force’ Line Producer Rich Lederer Talks Season Two

Name a show that’s filmed in Chicago in the past twenty years and there’s a pretty good chance Rich Lederer was a part of it. Now, the veteran of everything…

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AD COMMUNITY

Emmy Winner Jane Lynch, OKRP, STORY Lead the Way to Mercury Award Win for Illinois Office of Tourism

Illinois is in the middle of everything and this week, it is in the middle of earning impressive awards for the state’s latest tourism campaign. Directed by Emmy winner Jane…

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ONE CHICAGO

New Seasons of ‘Chicago Fire’ ‘Chicago Med’ ‘Chicago PD’ Begin Filming This Week

OneChicago is back! Fresh off a thrilling trio of season finales, followed by a summer break to recharge, the beloved Dick Wolf #OneChicago triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and…

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HERStory

Clare Cooney Directorial Debut ‘Departing Seniors’ Now Filming in Chicago

Following a series of tremendously successful short film forays, Clare Cooney is making her feature film directorial debut. The project is currently underway in her longtime artistic home of Chicago….

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PHOTO BOOTH

PHOTO BOOTH: Camera Ambassador’s Cam Jam!

Camera Ambassador recently hosted its Cam Jam at its Studio, and SCREEN has some fabulous photos for you. The soiree offered the opportunity to unwind with other filmmakers, creatives, and…

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ON THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

Big NYC Win for Michael Glover Smith’s ‘Relative’ As Theatrical Expands through Chicago, Midwest

A Chicago indie is celebrating a prestigious win in New York as its theatrical run heats up in the final months of summer. Michael Glover Smith’s fourth feature film, the…

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PILOT SEASON

ABC Says No to ‘This Is Us’ Exec Producer’s Pilot ‘Insight’

Hopes were high for a new ABC franchise coming to Chicago, but it looks like that moment will have to wait. The Disney-owned network has decided not to move forward…

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Johnny Depp Pops Up in Cinematic Trailer for ‘Sea of Dawn’; Quriosity Teams Up with Buddha Jones

Holding the poor hapless bill collector, Anselm Rodriguez, by the collar (and firmly under his spell), Phillip the Shopkeeper – played artfully by none other than Johnny Depp – spins yarn after yarn about…

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