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2022
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Executive Producer Matt Nelson Joins Yessian New York

Matt Nelson is bringing his executive producer expertise to Yessian’s New York Studio. The music maestros also have studios in Detroit, Los Angeles and Hamburg. Nelson brings a wide range of marquee experience to the squad, including score production for M. Night Shyamalan and a string of Sundance and SXSW faves. “I’m most excited to have a more visible role both in terms of the...
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13
Apr
2022
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World Premiere Announced for Chicago Film ‘The West Virginian Starfish’

Multiple Hats Productions in partnership with Dune Grass Pictures announces that their new short film drama, “The West Virginian Starfish,” will hold its world premiere on April 22nd as part of the 17th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival. The film is based on an award-winning screenplay written by Hyten Davidson who also co-directed the film with local director Tommy Martin. Starring Broadway veteran Christopher Gurr (The...
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12
Apr
2022
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BREAKING: Illinois Film Production Tax Credit Expanded; ‘Gamechanger’ for IL & Chicago Industry

It’s time to celebrate a massive win for the Illinois production industry. Effective July 1, 2022, the Illinois Film Production Tax Credit program will officially be expanded, implementing the new provisions provided in the Illinois Production+ legislation championed by the Illinois Production Alliance. The IPA legislative team along with their coalition partners, The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and The Motion Picture Association worked til dawn in advocacy...
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12
Apr
2022
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Lindsay Tyler Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

Lindsay Tyler has been a mainstay in the Chicago advertising community for over two decades, with tenures at FCB Chicago and Havas. Lindsay recently joined the team at Whirlpool as Executive Producer and was kind enough to stop by SCREEN for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: What’s that TV show you’re a little embarrassed to admit you love...
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12
Apr
2022
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Chicago’s Next Comedy TV Series? ‘Fat Jesus’ Wins Pitch-A-Thon; Meet the Winner Kyle Leland [Exclusive]

Is Chicago’s next great comedy television series right around the corner? The Pitch-A-Thon initiative, powered by Denver/West Coast-based SeriesFest, Second City, and IFA Chicago is dedicated to discovering and nurturing the most promising independent episodic creators. The winner of the inaugural Chicago Pitch-A-Thon has been announced. Fat Jesus from Kyle Leland was chosen by a panel of experts and SCREEN is here to bring you...
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12
Apr
2022
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Your First Look at Season Finale for ‘Power Book IV: Force’ This Sunday

Chicago is Tommy’s town now. And the finale is here for the first season of Power Book IV: Force. The series filmed in and around Chicago throughout 2021. Executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp, the series has shattered ratings records for Starz and has been renewed for a second season. The season finale debuts this Sunday, April 17th. So what...
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12
Apr
2022
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Production Veteran Kate Smith Returns to Flavor as Executive Producer

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the return of production veteran Kate Smith in the role of Executive Producer. The announcement was made by Flavor’s Managing Director Neal Cohen and Executive Creative Director Brian McCauley. Previously a Producer for Flavor, Smith spent the past year as Senior Producer with Carbon developing high-profile brand campaigns, including BBH...
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12
Apr
2022
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VSA Partners Helps Rare Air Media Launch Collection of Michael Jordan NFTs

Non-Fungible Tokens, or NFTs, are creating tremendous opportunities for creators and collectors of art, memorabilia, and other digital assets. Now Rare Air Media, producer of Michael Jordan’s 1998 visual autobiography For the Love of the Game, is getting into space, too. The company is working with Chicago brand strategy and design firm, VSA Partners, to design, develop, and market a range of NFTs on the...
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12
Apr
2022
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New Episodes of ‘Fire’ ‘Med’ ‘PD’ Coming Up Wednesday, Here’s Your First Look at #OneChicago

The Dick Wolf triumvirate of Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD brings its loyal #OneChicago fans a round of brand new episodes this Wednesday, April 13th. So what can you expect from this trio of Windy City bands of heroes? Here is a quick rundown of the new episodes set to premiere. Chicago Med Opens the Night at 7 p.m. Central “Judge Not, For...
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12
Apr
2022
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The Full Slate of World Premieres at Chicago Latino Film Festival, Including ‘Bye Bye Chicago’

As the countdown for the 38th Chicago Latino Film Festival, presented by Corona Extra, begins, organizers unveiled the list of films that will receive their World, North American, U.S. and Midwest Premieres at the Festival. Led by the locally produced Bye Bye Chicago, the Festival this year will feature two World Premieres, five North American Premieres, ten U.S. Premieres and ten Midwest Premieres. The Festival,...
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