SPOTLIGHT

SHOWTIME SERIES BEGINS FILMING IN CHICAGO THIS MONTH
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TAYLOR KINNEY TAKING LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM CHICAGO FIRE
YES CHEF! THE BEAR WINS AGAIN!
AD WORLD NEWS: MEET CARBON'S NEW EXEC PRODUCER
SUNDANCE 2023 IS HERE! WHO AND WHAT TO SEE THIS WEEK...
CHICAGOLAND FILMMAKERS EARN SLAMDANCE PREMIERE, HERE'S YOUR FIRST LOOK
CASTING DIRECTOR ANSWERS FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

HEADLINES

‘Chicago Fire’ Star Taylor Kinney Taking Leave of Absence from the Show

ChiHards received some stunning news today. Taylor Kinney, a fan favorite who plays Kelly Severide on Chicago Fire, is taking a break from the NBC drama. Kinney has starred as…

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Lena Waithe Series ‘The Chi’ Begins Filming Season 6 in Chicago January 24

The new year is in full swing and television production is picking up in the Windy City. Critically acclaimed Showtime series The Chi will get to work on Season Six…

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Drama Reaches New Heights in ‘Fire’ ‘Med’ ‘PD’ This Wednesday, Here’s Your First Look

The tension continues to rise in the firehouse, police station, and emergency room this week. The Dick Wolf triumvirate of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD brings its loyal…

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Heading to Sundance? Join SCREEN at the 12th Annual Monday on Main Street

The Sundance Film Festival is back in-person and kicks off this week. If you are making the trek to Park City this month, here is a soiree for you to…

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COLUMNS

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

Casting Director Jessica Lyons Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do the X-Men, Pushing Daisies, and the best restaurant ever have in common? They’re all right here as Chicago-based Casting Director Jessica Lyons of O’Connor Casting stopped by for…

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CALL SHEET

Lena Waithe Series ‘The Chi’ Begins Filming Season 6 in Chicago January 24

The new year is in full swing and television production is picking up in the Windy City. Critically acclaimed Showtime series The Chi will get to work on Season Six…

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AD COMMUNITY

Casting Director Jessica Lyons Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do the X-Men, Pushing Daisies, and the best restaurant ever have in common? They’re all right here as Chicago-based Casting Director Jessica Lyons of O’Connor Casting stopped by for…

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ONE CHICAGO

‘Chicago Fire’ Star Taylor Kinney Taking Leave of Absence from the Show

ChiHards received some stunning news today. Taylor Kinney, a fan favorite who plays Kelly Severide on Chicago Fire, is taking a break from the NBC drama. Kinney has starred as…

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POWER BOOK IV: FORCE

Emmy Nominated Showrunner Courtney A. Kemp Headlines IFA Chicago Event Tuesday

Power Book IV: Force fans, your Tuesday night plans are set. Join IFA Chicago this Tuesday, September 13th, as they sit down with Emmy-nominated showrunner, Courtney A. Kemp, creator of…

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HERStory

Casting Director Jessica Lyons Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do the X-Men, Pushing Daisies, and the best restaurant ever have in common? They’re all right here as Chicago-based Casting Director Jessica Lyons of O’Connor Casting stopped by for…

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PHOTO BOOTH

PHOTO BOOTH: Holiday Hurrah Hosted by Chicago Acting in Film Meetup

Raffle prizes, auction items, a $1,000 grand prize, and awards for the most creative holiday attire were all on tap as the Chicago Acting In Film Meetup NFP (CAFM) wrapped…

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ON THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

Heading to Sundance? Join SCREEN at the 12th Annual Monday on Main Street

The Sundance Film Festival is back in-person and kicks off this week. If you are making the trek to Park City this month, here is a soiree for you to…

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PILOT SEASON

Your First Look at Comedy Pilot ‘I Didn’t Mean to Go Mental,’ Led by Carly Glenn and Amy McIntyre

The trailer premiere is here for a brand-new Chicago-made pilot. Right before the world shut down in March of 2020, Carly Glenn was Amy McIntyre’s associate at McIntyre’s company, Beeline…

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BEST AD WE SAW THIS WEEK

Quriosity, Kenneth Yoder Bring the Laughs for Lunchables in New Campaign

Sitting on the pedestal in a contemporary, all-white art gallery is a sculpture of a small locomotive engine; the media used isn’t stone or bronze but crackers, cheese and cold…

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