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Sep
2021
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Fran Drescher, Joely Fisher Win SAG-AFTRA National Elections

From The Nanny to the President. SAG-AFTRA members have elected The Nanny star Fran Drescher president and Golden Globe nominee Joely Fischer secretary-treasurer. Their two-year terms began immediately upon the certification of the ballot count late Thursday.  As for the turnout from SAG-AFTRA voters, a total of 122,154 ballots were mailed. Of the total number of votes, 32,362 were returned, equating to a return of...
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2
Sep
2021
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Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 7 World Premiere Run at Siskel Thru September 8th

It’s time to get out to the theater… the newly reopened theater at the Gene Siskel Film Center, that is. Full Spectrum Features (FSF) is pleased to announce the films and filmmakers selected to take part in Chicagoland Shorts Vol. 7, an annual short film collection featuring boundary-pushing, emerging filmmakers from around Chicago. The premiere run of this lineup will take place at the Gene...
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25
Aug
2021
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Spider-Man Trailer Shatters Avengers Endgame’s Viewership Record

With movie theaters across the globe fighting to regain their footing and their audiences, the prospects of Spidey swooping in to save the day this December look promising. The trailer for the new Spider-Man blockbuster dropped this week and sent the Twitterverse, the Marvel Universe, and most other universes into hysteria, shattering viewership records all along the way. Variety reports the teaser trailer for Spider-Man:...
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25
Aug
2021
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Emmy Winner Korey Miller Joins Quriosity Roster

Quriosity Founder Qadree Holmes has added an Emmy winner to his renowned roster of directors. Holmes’ Chicago-based, minority-owned creative diversity boutique is excited to announce that Korey Miller has joined the talented lineup of commercial and creative content directors.  A Texas native, Miller’s current work includes content for advertising agencies and top brands including Tostitos, Toyota, Mary Kay, BLK EYE Vodka, and Gold’s Gym. Korey...
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25
Aug
2021
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Filmscape Takes Over Cinespace Chicago August 28-29

Are you a filmmaker, cinematographer, producer, editor, key grip, gaffer, or content creator or any genre or community? If so, your weekend plans are set. Filmscape is excited to announce a hybrid model of online and in-person events for their 2021 show taking place this weekend on the Cinespace Lot August 28 and 29. A nonprofit based in Chicago, Filmscape was founded with the goal...
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24
Aug
2021
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FCB Chicago Executive Producer Stacy Miller Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

The best sushi on the planet, epic karaoke, and the best birthday present ever! It’s all here for you as FCB Chicago Executive Producer Stacy Miller stops by for an entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN! SCREEN: Best birthday present ever? STACY: This one is easy to answer. My best birthday gift was from my older brother and sister-in-law. The year my father passed...
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19
Aug
2021
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Multi-Media Production Studio Taylor James Takes On Sonia Reps

Multi-media production studio Taylor James is now represented by Sonia Blum (pictured here) of SoniaReps in the Midwest. This marks the latest partnership for Taylor James, established innovators in CGI, VFX, automotive and future technology. The addition of Taylor James rounds out Sonia Reps’ robust offering of VFX companies to the Midwest market.   “I’m excited to join forces with Taylor James and add their impressive VFX chops and CG...
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17
Aug
2021
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January February New Target for Sam Raimi Horror Thriller to Shoot in Chicago

What better way for Chicago to kick off the new year than with a major horror thriller produced by a genre legend? SCREEN reported recently that Sam Raimi, director of the Spider-Man trilogy and the cult horror Evil Dead franchise, will be among the notable producers on a new genre thriller for Paramount titled Be My Eyes. Initially this feature was slated to start shooting...
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