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5
Aug
2021
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How to Destroy a Planet for Marvel Studios’ ‘Loki’

In the third episode of Marvel Studios’ episodic series Loki, the characters Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) find themselves on a doomed alien moon orbiting a planet on the verge of total collapse. The location sets the stage for a photorealistic look at celestial destruction, but it also tells the story of humanity’s future at a glance. Created by Oscar-winning VFX studio Digital Domain, It’s...
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4
Aug
2021
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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 by Susan Brunig. This script is a fun and heartwarming story of a middle-aged, suburban housewife who decides to run away and end it all until she stumbles upon an unplugged community of creative misfits and...
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4
Aug
2021
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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 long career. “I joined Carbon because I love the way they work. I can utilize my wide range of skills across both 2D and 3D,” says Tommy. “I also joined because I love the energy...
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3
Aug
2021
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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 — in the quirky indie dramedy.” You can now see for yourself as Monuments is out today on digital platforms across the planet, including Apple TV, Amazon Prime, and Google TV. Click here to rent...
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3
Aug
2021
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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 ahead into filming its second season immediately after wrapping its first. The highly anticipated AMC drama 61ST STREET, which received its greenlight back in October of 2019, is filming two seasons in succession, with production...
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3
Aug
2021
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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 impact the greater festival community, both nationally and abroad, as these mandates from iconic festivals the likes of Sundance often blaze the trail for national and regional festivals alike to follow suit. Rather than paraphrase,...
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3
Aug
2021
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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 is at the heart of Ben Eisner’s latest feature film SHAIAH AND WILL, which just wrapped an incredibly ambitious shoot in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is now heading into post-production. In a SCREEN Magazine Exclusive, Eisner...
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3
Aug
2021
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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 Marvel Studios series The Punisher, The Defenders, and Iron Fist, stopped by for Five Questions with SCREEN… SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met? BRITTANI: Working as a casting director, I’ve met many famous people...
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3
Aug
2021
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Benji Compston Named Head of Business Development At SYN

Syn is excited to announce that Benji Compston has been named Head of Business Development. Benji is instrumental in developing projects, from sonic branding to original music, with global teams including those based at Syn’s headquarters in Tokyo. In addition to his primary role in sales and business development, he has also contributed creatively to projects for clients including Sony, Nikon, Aoki and Square Enix....
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27
Jul
2021
15

Breaking Down Ted Lasso and Its Smashing Success

The new season of hit comedy Ted Lasso is off and running, and audiences are once again in love with the charming and uplifting show, led by Chicago comedy scene and Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis, whose Windy City roots include tenures at iO Chicago, ComedySportz, and The Second City. Whether you’ve seen Apple TV’s half-hour comedy or not, SCREEN has a special treat...
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