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11
Jan
2022
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Whitehouse Post Promotes Steve Kroodsma to Editor

Continuing their tradition of cultivating exceptional editorial talent, Whitehouse Post proudly promotes Steve Kroodsma to their Chicago roster. Born and raised in Michigan, Kroodsma zeroed in on editing early while attending film school at Columbia College in Chicago. “Even as a film student with little-to-no understanding of the advertising industry in Chicago, I knew that there was an air of prestige around Whitehouse,” says Kroodsma. “I...
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11
Jan
2022
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Detroit Native Jeffrey DeChausse Joins Diverse Roster of Storytellers at Wondros Collective

Wondros Collective continues to enhance its diverse roster with the addition of Director Jeffrey DeChausse. DeChausse is an award-winning creative who has directed and produced over 200 commercials, documentaries and short films for some of the biggest brands in their respective categories. His successful track record takes shape from notable collaborations with Apple, Lexus, Toyota, Budweiser and Jeep, among many others.  “We are very excited to...
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7
Jan
2022
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Directors Steve Conry and Christian Schultz find the heart of the Electric Forest Music Festival

Directors Steve Conry and Christian Schultz recently released this heartfelt documentary that celebrates the 10 year anniversary of world famous music festival, Electric Forest. Electric Forest is co-produced by Madison House Presents and Insomniac Events who gave Conry and Schultz carte blanche to document the festival through their own eyes. Although the film was meant to be a 10 year anniversary, this directing duo saw...
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5
Jan
2022
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Sundance Cancels In-Person Festival, Moves Forward with Virtual Fest

Here we go again? Hopefully not. And while it’s not the best start for 2022, it’s likely the right decision… and there is hope ahead (see below). Just two weeks before it was to be held in Park City, Utah, the Sundance Film Festival is canceling its in-person festival and reverting to an entirely virtual edition due to the current coronavirus surge. Festival organizers announced...
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5
Jan
2022
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AICP Announces New Leadership; Mehling First Woman Elected Chairperson of the National Board

The AICP National Board of Directors elected a new leadership slate at its 2021 year-end meeting. Lisa Mehling, Owner/President of CHELSEA, was elected Chairperson and Tabitha Mason-Elliott, Partner/Head of Production, at BARK BARK was elected Vice Chairperson. Additionally, Robert Fernandez, CEO of Moxie Pictures, was re-elected Treasurer. Mehling previously held the post of Vice Chairperson, and is the first woman to be elected Chairperson of...
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5
Jan
2022
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René Steinkellner Joins 11 Dollar Bill Chicago as Executive Producer

Continuing to grow its leadership team, 11 Dollar Bill has appointed René Steinkellner as Executive Producer at its Chicago studio. Steinkellner, who served as Executive Producer at FCB, Lord+Thomas, Chicago for 12 years, will lead post-production, business development and client relations.  Steinkellner knows 11 Dollar Bill well, having worked with the studio on several recent projects as a freelance producer. She brings deep experience in...
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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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24
Dec
2021
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Slamdance Cancels In-Person Fest, Goes Virtual; Sundance Moving Forward

There are two major festivals that kick off the new year, and one of them will now be going virtual-only. Is this is harbinger of decisions to come for centerpiece American festivals across the country? Due to concerns around the Omicron variant, and for the safety of its staff, filmmakers, and audience, the Slamdance Film Festival will forgo the in-person portion of its hybrid event...
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