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26
Jul
2022
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Chicago Pilot ‘Inferno’ Lands on RokuChannel; SCREEN Interview with Creator Wendy Roderweiss

It’s been a sensational summer so far for Wendy Roderweiss. Her Chicago-made pilot Inferno has been snapped up by RokuChannel, and hope is high for the future of the series. Wendy also has a new feature film project coming together nicely. Wendy graciously stopped by SCREEN to tell us all about it… SCREEN: Wendy, congratulations on the news! What does this new relationship with Roku...
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26
Jul
2022
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West Coast Premieres at LA Shorts, Cordillera for Chicago Film; ‘Walking Dead’ ‘Chicago Med’ Stars Lead Cast

The prolific festival run continues for Chicago-made short film After (A Love Story). The dramatic piece launches its West Coast leg this week, with a Los Angeles Premiere at the Oscar Qualifying L.A. Shorts International Film Festival. After then presents its Nevada Premiere at the Cordillera Film Festival, which is headed up by former Chicagoan Emily Skyle Golden. “The greatest reward for making this film...
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26
Jul
2022
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Senior Director and Head of Production Otto Linwood Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do Chris Rock, John Legend, and the best season in Miami of Ohio football history have in common? They’re all right here as Senior Director and Head of Production at Whirlpool Corporation Otto Linwood stopped by for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: What is your most prized possession? OTTO: I personally value experiences and memories over...
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26
Jul
2022
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‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Chicago Fire’ Stars Lead Lakefront Pictures Upcoming Feature ‘The Unseen’

OneChicago and Breaking Bad fans will see some familiar faces in the latest feature film from Chicago-based Lakefront Pictures. Chicago Fire star Christian Stolte and Breaking Bad mainstay RJ Mitte (pictured here) lead the cast of The Unseen, which has now wrapped filming and will forge ahead into post-production. Writer, producer, and actor Jennifer Karum (pictured above with Mitte) stopped by SCREEN for an exclusive...
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26
Jul
2022
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Chicago Southland International Film Festival Set for July 29th; Social Justice Issues In Focus

Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) presented by Governors State University (GSU) is hosting its inaugural Summer Showcase event on July 29. The festivities will be hosted at Governors State University’s Hall of Governors campus with the subsequent reception hosted in Engbretson Hall. This year’s event will celebrate filmmakers who have chosen to highlight social justice issues through cinema. Presented in collaboration with the university’s...
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26
Jul
2022
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Elevated Films Brings ‘Hypochondriac’ to Chicago; Jennifer Reeder to Moderate Q&A

Elevated Films brings the drama this evening, with Hypochondriac, screening tonight, Tuesday July 26th, on the lawn at Lathrop, next to the Chicago river. Click here for your tickets for the festivities. Bring your own beer and beverages and your picnic setup for the lawn. Elevated Films will also have some drinks and snacks for purchase.  The schedule for this evening goes as follows… 7:00PM:...
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21
Jul
2022
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Faith-based Anthology Film “God’s Not Here” to host Red Carpet Screenings in Rockford July 23 and Naperville July 26th

It’s a big weekend for Illinois talents Matthew Cichella and Arianna Lexus. God’s Not Here, the first ever faith-based feature film anthology, produced by Matthew Cichella‘s Never Submit Entertainment, will host a Red Carpet event in Rockford, IL on July 23rd at the RPL Nordlof Center and a second Red Carpet screening on July 26th at the Hollywood Palms in Naperville, Illinois. The film stars...
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18
Jul
2022
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October Start Date for Apple TV Series ‘Dark Matter’ in Chicago; ‘Obi-Wan’ Star Joel Edgerton Leads Cast

The highly anticipated new series from Apple TV+ and Sony Pictures Television appears to have zeroed in on its start date, its city, and its series lead. Sources tell SCREEN the TV adaptation of Blake Crouch’s novel Dark Matter will begin filming in Chicago on October 17th and will continue through March of 2023. The epic sci-fi series will consist of nine episodes, and production...
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18
Jul
2022
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New Seasons of ‘Chicago Fire’ ‘Chicago Med’ ‘Chicago PD’ Begin Filming This Week

OneChicago is back! Fresh off a thrilling trio of season finales, followed by a summer break to recharge, the beloved Dick Wolf #OneChicago triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med has begun filming once again. Here’s the quick lowdown on where the three casts and crews will be hard at work this week… Chicago Med to the Northwest Filming for the new season...
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18
Jul
2022
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Daily Planet’s Michael Gabriele Explores a Brilliant New Artform in 360-Degree Film ‘Flowing with Fire’

Flow is a state of mind. And when you’re in flow, you’re expressing the deepest parts of you. Such is the message at the heart of Flowing with Fire, the new 360-degree documentary short from director Michael Gabriele and Chicago production company Daily Planet, centers on a group of artists who engage in a hypnotic form of dance combined with pyrotechnics. Viewers, equipped with virtual reality...
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