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five questions with screen: casting director brittani ward
Newell's Comedy Monument Debuts This Week

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Digital Debut for Newell’s Comedy MONUMENTS Today

Variety said it best with its recent rave of Chicago filmmaker Jack C. Newell’s feature Monuments, declaring that the film “proves there’s still some life — and death and afterlife…

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AMC Series Full Speed Ahead Into Second Season in Chicago; Michael B. Jordan Exec Producing

The Summer of 2021 is shaping up to be one of the busiest for television production in Chicago history. One of the latest series to land in town is forging…

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A Fully Vaxxed Sundance: Will Other Festivals Follow Suit?

The Sundance Film Festival declared today they will be requiring all participants attending the Festival, or Sundance-affiliated events, in person in Utah to be fully vaccinated. This move will likely…

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An Entire Movie in One Shot: An Ambitious Endeavor in Milwaukee

Capturing a single complete scene in one shot is quite an achievement. Capturing an entire feature length film in one shot is nothing short of historic. A single 91-minute take…

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COLUMNS

CALL SHEET

AMC Series Full Speed Ahead Into Second Season in Chicago; Michael B. Jordan Exec Producing

The Summer of 2021 is shaping up to be one of the busiest for television production in Chicago history. One of the latest series to land in town is forging…

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

Casting Director Brittani Ward Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do Jason Statham, Ludacris, and Wilson Phillips have in common? They are all center stage on the page today as Chicago-based Casting Director Brittani Ward, whose casting credits include…

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ON THE MOVE

Tommy Smith joins Carbon as VFX Supervisor; Grammy, Clio, Cannes Lion Wins Highlight Resume

A prodigious talent, Tommy Smith is excited to join creative studio Carbon as VFX Supervisor. He’s welcomed by a team of stellar artists, many of whom he has worked with over his…

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LOADING DOC

Lisa Trifone Joins Kartemquin Films; 15 Yr Career Includes Sundance, Music Box Films

With over fifteen years of experience in the independent film industry and a lifelong love of the movies, Lisa Trifone has built a career across a varied list of job…

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HERStory

International Screenwriters’ Association To Present Virtual Table Read of Grand Prize Winning Script, Directed by Emmy Award Winner Mary Lou Belli

Join the International Screenwriters’ Association on August 13th for a virtual table read of the Grand Prize-winning script for the 2021 Table Read My Screenplay Competition: The Surveillance of Ordinary Things…

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TRAILER PARK

Digital Debut for Newell’s Comedy MONUMENTS Today

Variety said it best with its recent rave of Chicago filmmaker Jack C. Newell’s feature Monuments, declaring that the film “proves there’s still some life — and death and afterlife…

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FILMMAKER FOCUS

An Entire Movie in One Shot: An Ambitious Endeavor in Milwaukee

Capturing a single complete scene in one shot is quite an achievement. Capturing an entire feature length film in one shot is nothing short of historic. A single 91-minute take…

Read More

PHOTO BOOTH

‘Meaning and a Lack Thereof’ A Triumph Over the Pandemic

A group of young Chicagoans scored a win for the creative community by hosting a gallery premiere and artists’ exhibition called Meaning and a Lack Thereof earlier this month in…

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