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2022
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Marvel’s ‘Ironheart’ Targets June Start, Taps Chicago’s Sam Bailey to Direct, Coogler to EP

SCREEN broke the news last fall that the Marvel Studios series Ironheart was likely to film in Chicago in 2022, and it appears that time may be approaching. Sources tell SCREEN the Marvel series is expected to begin filming this June in Atlanta and Chicago. Meanwhile, Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has joined the project as Executive Producer. And in even bigger news for Windy...
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May
2022
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Chicago Critics Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners

The Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA), the Chicago-area print, online and broadcast critics group that celebrates the art of film and film criticism, today announces the Audience Award winners following the 9th Chicago Critics Film Festival. Audiences selected Closing Night feature presentation I LOVE MY DAD as winner of the Audience Award for narrative features; the film screened to a sold-out crowd as the festival wrapped up on May...
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20
May
2022
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‘Early Edition’ Reboot Scrapped at CBS

Chicagoans and 90’s TV aficionados were excited to hear that a reboot of the CBS classic series Early Edition was in the works. However, CBS has decided not to move forward with its gender-flipped Early Edition reboot project after completing the pilot. Alice Eve, whose credits include the series Star Trek Into Darkness and Belgravia, had been tapped as the lead in this new vision...
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20
May
2022
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Doc10 Film Festival Is Here! SCREEN’s Exclusive Chat with the Programmers

Doc10 is Chicago’s only all-documentary film festival and provides a one-of-a-kind experience for its audiences, reaching thousands of local cinephiles over the last several years. The festival runs through this Sunday, May 22nd, and SCREEN chatted with the programmers of this fine fest to bring you a quick preview as you snap up your tickets for this weekend. Now in its 7th year, Doc10 has firmly set its...
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20
May
2022
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AMP Awards Announces 2022 Shortlist

The judges’ work is done, the Curatorial Committee has weighed in and now the finalists have been unveiled, as the 2022 AMP Awards for Music & Sound has today published its Shortlist on LinkedIn. Winners will be revealed and celebrated with a live, in-person awards gala set for Tuesday, May 24 at Sony Hall in New York City. Tickets are now on sale and available...
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14
May
2022
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PHOTO BOOTH: Elevated Films Chicago Kickoff

Go big or go home. That was the mantra as Elevated Films Chicago took over the 17th floor Town Hall – which also happens to be an NBA-sized basketball court – for its Season Kickoff at 167 Green Street in the River West neighborhood of Chicago. This year, Elevated Films Chicago is ramping up its mission to raise awareness for independent film and create opportunities...
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12
May
2022
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‘This Is Us’ EP Kay Oyegun’s ABC Pilot ‘Insight’ Now Filming in Chicago; Emmy Nom Joins Cast

SCREEN reported earlier this Spring that a promising ABC pilot is heading to Chicago, and filming for that hourlong drama is now underway. This Is Us executive producer and episode writer-director Kay Oyegun (pictured left) is at the helm of this potential new franchise for ABC. Sources tell SCREEN the pilot is expected to film in the Chicagoland area through June 3rd. And there are...
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May
2022
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Salt-N-Pepa, Prysm Studios Bring the Right Rhythm to New Checkers Campaign

Checkers teamed up with Prysm Studios and Fitzco to deliver a new spot that has us tapping our toes. This is just one ad in an ongoing campaign featuring Checkers’ iconic everyday heroes. These vignettes are equal parts hilarious and effective, each ad bookended with a different sandwich from the brand. For an extra splash of 90s nostalgia, Checkers and Prysm thought the iconic song...
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May
2022
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Your First Look at ‘Paper Girls’ from Amazon; Plus: Will There Be a Season Two?

The anticipation for the first season of Amazon Prime series Paper Girls is building. And so are the questions. When will the first season premiere? Will there be a Season Two? Amazon released the first sneak peek at the series. SCREEN has that for you here, as well as some insight into the prospects for Season Two. Let’s dive in… First things first, here is...
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