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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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12
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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12
May
2022
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Elevated Films Chicago Kicks Off Season Thursday

Go big or go home. That’s the mantra as Elevated Films Chicago will be taking 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. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by the film program at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and...
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12
May
2022
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Carbon Grows Colorist Roster with Electrifying New Talent Bree Brackett

Creative Studio Carbon has promoted Bree Brackett to colorist. Brackett is making her mark straight out of the gate with campaigns for Adidas, AT&T, eBay, Gap and Nike, to name a few.  Bree joins Carbon’s growing roster of colorists at the ready to work with clients across studios in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, as well as remote connections worldwide. “We’re building a team of exceptional colorists at Carbon, bringing instinct...
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11
May
2022
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Anthony Bourdain Series Heads to Cannes Film Market with Chicago’s Questar and California Pictures

Chicago-based Questar Entertainment is partnering with California Pictures this Spring to bring a large catalog of Questar originals, travel content, and independent films and TV to the 75th Cannes Film Market.  Among the titles presented include 2022 new release, The Christmas Pitch, Anthony Bourdain A Cook’s Tour and Top Chef All Star, Rick Bayless’ Mexico One Plate at a Time, which will both be offered for the first time internationally....
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May
2022
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VMLY&R Group Executive Producer Melissa Barany Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do Mary Poppins, Van Morrison and the Best Summer Vacation Ever have in common? They’re all here as VMLY&R Group Executive Producer Melissa Barany stopped by for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: If you could play any superhero in a major motion picture, who would it be? Why? MELISSA: Not a typical “Marvel” answer, but...
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11
May
2022
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rEvolution Acquires Detroit-Based Centigrade to Broaden Industry Expertise

rEvolution, the world’s largest independent sports marketing agency, has acquired Detroit-based integrated marketing agency Centigrade. The acquisition bolsters rEvolution’s current roster of global clients, joining others in the automotive, motorsports and lifestyle categories including Continental Tire, General Tire, Lucas Oil and Polaris. Specializing in marketing communications, public relations, experiential activation and motorsports, Centigrade boasts Lamborghini, Lotus, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, RECARO Automotive, Charge Enterprises and Hagerty...
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10
May
2022
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Cleveland, Michigan Filmmakers Among Sundance Institute Fellows

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the names of the mediamakers selected for the new Humanities Sustainability Fellowship, a year-long program providing 20 U.S.-based under-resourced nonfiction mediamakers whose work and livelihood have been grossly affected by the pandemic with direct, unrestricted stipends to supplement their income. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), each Fellow will receive $60,000 in installments over the course of 12 months,...
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