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Sep
2021
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Chicago Sci-Fi Pilot to Shoot This Winter, Led by Swinford, Sievers, Williams; Cinespace’s Pissios to EP

There is a new sci-fi franchise in the works in Chicago, with a highly touted ensemble of homegrown talent at its core and an all-star Executive Producer set to support. Wizdom is a futuristic fast-paced anti-hero drama rooted in a super-stylized world, boundless in possibility, and augmented with strategic visual effects to bring that compelling universe to life. Co-creator and lead actor Ashton Swinford (pictured...
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18
Jul
2022
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Chicago Pilot ‘I Didn’t Mean to Go Mental’ Moves into Post Production After Successful Shoot

The cast and crew of I Didn’t Mean To Go Mental are still soaring following a successful shoot this Summer. “It was the biggest dream of mine coming true right in front of my eyes,” writer and co-creator Carly Glenn shared with SCREEN. “I had to keep pinching myself on set! What a cast. What a crew.” Let’s hear from the cast and crew, alongside...
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8
Jun
2022
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Comedy Pilot Filming in June Teams Former Asst and Boss Duo Carly Glenn and Amy McIntyre

Right before the world shut down in March of 2020, Carly Glenn was Amy McIntyre’s associate at McIntyre’s company, Beeline Reps. Despite the end of their working relationship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Glenn and McIntyre remained close friends; so close, they even developed a TV show together.  I Didn’t Mean To Go Mental, written by Glenn and co-created with McIntyre, is set to shoot...
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29
Mar
2022
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Chicago Sci-Fi Pilot ‘Wizdom’ Wraps, Powers Ahead to Post [Exclusive BTS Photos]

The exciting new sci-fi pilot Wizdom has wrapped production at Cinecity Studios in Chicago and is now in post and picking up steam. SCREEN has exclusive behind-the-scenes photos, and a way for you to help this project power through to completion. Wizdom was written by Chicago filmmakers Ashton Swinford (Red Flag, Basic Witches) and Zack Sievers (Golden Voices, Desafío Candente). This Chicago-powered sci-fi thriller was...
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13
Jan
2022
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Chicago-Powered Sci-Fi Pilot ‘Wizdom’ to Shoot in February; Pissios to Exec Produce

A thrilling new sci-fi pilot is arriving in Chicago in 2022. Thieves test their limits to survive each heist. Motorcycles race faster than the speed of light. Home cooked drugs enable users to bend the order of the cosmos. This is the world of Wizdom, which is set to film February 21st – 25th at CineCity Studios, with an exterior shoot the week prior in Gary,...
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24
Dec
2021
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Brand New Chicago-Made Christmas Movies to Add to Your Holiday Watchlist

Christmas is here, and there are plenty of Chicago-made movies for you to enjoy in cozy comforts of your home this weekend. And not just those classics from twenty years ago, we’re talking about Chicago Christmas productions that were made this year. Here’s a fabulous foursome for you and your family over the holidays… One of the Most Watched on Disney+ Set in Chicago, made...
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25
Nov
2021
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Thanksgiving Premiere for Chicago Indie ‘The Christmas Pitch’ as ‘Hamilton’ Star Leads Cast

Santa is coming to town for Thanksgiving and he’s playing matchmaker. The Christmas Pitch, produced by Illinois production and distribution company, Questar Entertainment, is now available for your holiday viewing pleasure on Amazon Prime and Vudu. The diverse cast is led by Joseph Morales, who assumed Lin-Manuel Miranda’s role of Alexander Hamilton for the Chicago run and national tour, and Alexa Maria Huerta (The Chi,...
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22
Apr
2021
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Full Cast and Crew Announced for Chicago Feature Now Filming

Santa is coming to town and he’s playing matchmaker. The Christmas Pitch, produced by Illinois production and distribution company, Questar Entertainment, is currently filming in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The feature began filming on April 14th, in the Downtown Loop district at Franklin and Madison, and will be making its way through the Chicagoland suburbs, including Oak Park, Evanston, and Glen Ellyn, over the next...
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2
Apr
2021
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Screen Exclusive: HAMILTON Star to Lead Chicago Feature

After a sold-out national tour of Hamilton, Joseph Morales is lighting up the screen as the male lead in the Christmas rom-com, The Christmas Pitch. Morales, who assumed Lin-Manuel Miranda’s role of Alexander Hamilton for the Chicago run and national tour, is joined by rising star Ramona Edith Williams (Independent Spirit Award Nominee Saint Frances) in a supporting role, and Alexa Maria Huerta (The Chi,...
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