SPOTLIGHT

LET'S GET TOASTY! HILARIOUS NEW AD FROM 11 DOLLAR BILL AND PIGGYBACK
your first look at five promising productions for 2022
exclusive: jan and brian hieggelke announce next feature film project
NEW PICS FOR YOU TO ENJOY IN SCREEN'S PHOTO BOOTH COLUMN
STRIKE AVERTED! IATSE & AMPTP AGREE TO DEAL, HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
CHICAGO FIRE CELEBRATES 200TH EPISODE, WE'VE GOT THE PICS
GREENLIGHT FOR FX SERIES IN CHICAGO, LED BY SHAMELESS STAR

HEADLINES

Tandem, The Colonie Imagine What’s Holding You Back

What would it be like if we could see someone holding themselves back? In a new three-spot series, PSE&G engaged Tandem and The Colonie to help KSVAGENCY imagine what might…

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Strike Averted! IATSE & AMPTP Reach Deal On New Film & TV Contract

The Chicago/Midwest film and television production community can breathe a sigh of relief as negotiators from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have reached a deal for a new…

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Series Order for FX Comedy ‘The Bear’ Led By ‘Shameless’ Star Jeremy Allen White

FX is keeping Shameless vet Jeremy Allen White in Chicago with a series order for the Windy City-set restaurant comedy The Bear. The pilot filmed in town this past July…

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Alex/October To Screen At La Femme Film Festival Tonight

With a return to in-person film festivals, the Los Angeles-based Dances With Films marked the world premiere of ALEX/OCTOBER, a drama that deals with addiction, depression, suicide and redemption. The…

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COLUMNS

CALL SHEET

Strike Averted! IATSE & AMPTP Reach Deal On New Film & TV Contract

The Chicago/Midwest film and television production community can breathe a sigh of relief as negotiators from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have reached a deal for a new…

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

Tom Dernulc Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do the Avengers, baby back ribs, and… the return of Alf have in common? They are all center stage today as VFX Artist Tom Dernulc from The Colonie dives…

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ON THE MOVE

Optimus Promotes Zach Scheitlin

Optimus today announced that Zach Scheitlin has been promoted to Audio Engineer. Scheitlin’s elevation bolsters an already formidable audio team under the leadership of Senior Audio Engineer Marina Killion, and drives the department…

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LOADING DOC

Documentary Emmys Tonight, with ‘Finding Yingying’ Among Nominees; Director Jenny Shi Talks with SCREEN

The Documentary Emmy Awards Ceremony is set for tonight, Wednesday, September 29th, at 7 pm Central, and Chicagoans have reason to watch and cheer this evening. Jiayan “Jenny” Shi and…

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HERStory

Oak Park Community Stands Strong with Social Change Film ‘Gray Area’

Tarleton/Dawn Productions and Kelley and Ryan Kitley announce that the film, Gray Area, will premiere at the Lake Street Theatre on October 25, 2021. Gray Area was almost entirely funded by the Oak…

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TRAILER PARK

Alex/October To Screen At La Femme Film Festival Tonight

With a return to in-person film festivals, the Los Angeles-based Dances With Films marked the world premiere of ALEX/OCTOBER, a drama that deals with addiction, depression, suicide and redemption. The…

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FILMMAKER FOCUS

Chicago Company Crafts VFX for ‘The Matrix Resurrections,’ ‘Work In Progress’

As The Matrix Resurrections trailer continues to break the internet, with well over 50 million views worldwide, the film has also shined a light on a highly touted VFX artist…

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PHOTO BOOTH

Chicago Fire Celebrates 200th Episode, We’ve Got the Photos

October 20 is going to be a huge date for all fans of Chicago Fire as it will mark the 200th episode of the mothership of Dick Wolf’s popular One Chicago franchise….

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