By

Andrew Schneider

22
Oct
2021
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Another Country Names Tim Konn Managing Director

It’s always inspiring to see a company promoting from within its own ranks, and such is the case at premier post-production audio house Another Country. Founder and Cutters Studios Partner John Binder and his colleagues worldwide are proud to announce the promotion of Another Country’s Executive Producer Tim Konn to the position of Managing Director. “Working with Tim is always an outstanding experience,” Binder began....
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5
Oct
2021
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Sarofsky Adds Telly Winner Tom Pastorelle as Senior Editor

A Chicago company is continuing to gain momentum and grow its already-impressive roster heading into the new year. One-stop cross-media production company Sarofsky is adding Telly Award winner Tom Pastorelle to its full-time staff as Senior Editor. The news was announced by company Principal and Executive Creative Director Erin Sarofsky, and Executive Producer Steven Anderson. “We are so thrilled to be adding Tom to our team,” Erin...
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28
Sep
2021
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charlieuniformtango Teams Up with Hold Fast Co., Bill and Todd for Johnsonville Sausage

Are you a Tongsman? You’ll find out right now as charlieuniformtango teamed up with new Milwaukee-based agency Hold Fast Co., and newly formed creative alliance, Dallas-based “Bill and Todd” (comprised of Bill Milkereit, writer and Todd Tucker, art director – both 20+ year veterans of The Richards Group), on a new campaign for Johnsonville Sausage just in time for the Southern tailgating season. The campaign,...
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17
Sep
2021
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8th Annual Black Alphabet Film Festival Returns to Chicago this November

“Together Again.” That’s the goal as many film festivals and small businesses reopen around the country and welcome people back through their doors. And it’s also the theme for one of the longest running Black LGBTQ/SGL film festivals in the world. The Black Alphabet Film Festival(BAFF) will be returning to Chicago this November, November 5-7, 2021 at the University of Chicago’s Reva and David Logan...
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15
Sep
2021
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Whitehouse Post Boosts Leadership with Five New Partners and New Executive Director of Post Production

It’s always exciting to share news of a company growing their team from within and promoting their own through the leadership ranks. Venerable editorial company Whitehouse Post announces the advancement of five key employees to partnership roles, and a new Executive Director of Post Production, as they continue to evolve and build for an exciting next chapter of the company. Editors Heidi Black, Charlie Harvey, and Adam...
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25
Aug
2021
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Optimus Promotes Dave Buehrle to Executive Producer | Head of Production of One at Optimus

From Michigan to LA to Chicago, from Indiana Jones and Fast and Furious to top level commercial clients across the globe. Dave Buehrle’s career has taken yet another leap today as leading production and post house Optimus announced the promotion of Buehrle to executive producer, adding this title to his head of production role. As EP | Head of Production, Buehrle will lead Optimus production arm One at...
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25
Aug
2021
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Becky Smialek Ascends to Executive Producer Role for Cutters Editorial Detroit

A jump from New York City to her hometown of Detroit has now led to a leap to Executive Producer for Becky Smialek. Cutters Studios is very proud to announce the promotion of Smialek to EP of Cutters Editorial Detroit. The announcement was made this week by Cutters Studios President/Managing Director Craig Duncan and Cutters Studios Detroit CEO Steve Wild. Meet Becky Smialek Based in...
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24
Aug
2021
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Motion Graphics Designer Brian Stevens joins Hootenanny

It’s always a pleasure to announce new hires here in Chicago’s advertising and commercial production community. Screen is thrilled to share that Chicago post house Hootenanny’s design department is growing with the addition of Brian Stevens. Brian is a motion designer capable in a variety of design and animation styles, including 2D, 3D and hand-drawn.  He is well-trained in fine arts and has been tinkering...
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17
Aug
2021
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Cannes Lions Award and Vimeo Staff Pick Further Mission for Awareness in Series from Sarofsky and Strang

It was quite an accomplishment for the filmmakers from Sarofsky, Kartemquin Films, Museum + Crane, their partners at digital-native agency closerlook, and global immunology company argenx, when the first installment of their original unbranded documentary series was invited to premiere at the 2020 Chicago International Film Festival. Directed by Ben Strang (“BEAST,” SXSW Jury Award) and shot remotely during the pandemic, “A Mystery to Me”...
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5
Aug
2021
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Director Kevin Smith of STORY Creates a Crime Drama with a Funny Twist for Gumout

A clandestine meeting between a pair of shady characters under a dank freeway overpass leads to an unexpectedly hilarious result in a new spot for Gumout directed by Kevin Smith of STORY. Conceived by Cramer-Krasselt (C-K), the clever ad is set up to look like a scene from a gritty TV crime drama as a craggy-faced older man hops into a younger man’s car and...
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