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11
Dec
2020
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A Christmas Carol Like No Other

You’ve seen the Charles Dickens holiday classic but you have certainly never seen it like this. Hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes and a live original score will come together to tell an imaginative re-invention of this cherished holiday classic, presented by the critically acclaimed collective better known as Manual Cinema, through December 20th. Screen spoke with Manual Cinema co-founder Sarah Fornace about the stunning...
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18
Nov
2020
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Evelyn Brown Answers Five Questions

Wonder Woman vs. Hulk, SEX AND THE CITY, and the greatest musical genius you’ve never heard of. All that and more as Yessian Senior Producer Evelyn Brown answers Five Questions with SCREEN… SCREEN: What gift is at the top of your wish list this holiday season? EVELYN: A solid black Gibson Hummingbird. SCREEN: If you could be any superhero, who would you be? EVELYN: This...
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18
Nov
2020
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Sarofsky, Kartemquin Films Team Up for A MYSTERY TO ME

The filmmakers behind “A Mystery to Me,” a new documentary series that aims to raise awareness of the rare neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis (MG), are very proud to detail their innovative production approach behind the heartfelt project. Following last month’s debut as part of the Chicago International Film Festival, the series will premiere on MG-United.com, an online resource for people affected by MG. Directed by...
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12
Nov
2020
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Amazon Debut for Illinois-Indiana Indie Feature

Illinois-Indiana indie THE MISADVENTURES OF MISTRESS MANEATER is riding a successful festival run into its worldwide digital release on Amazon, and here is your first look at the feature from director C.J. Julianus and actor-writer Lorrisa Julianus. The film recently won best comedy feature at the Mile High Film Fest, earned an award of excellence at The IndieFEST Film Awards, and was a finalist at...
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12
Nov
2020
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Fox, NBC Pilots In Production in Chicago

Great news heading into the holidays. Two network pilots that had been scheduled for this past Spring are now in full swing in Chicago. The NBC pilot ORDINARY JOE is currently filming at Cinespace, and it will be immediately followed by the FOX pilot THE BIG LEAP. Here is the latest on both projects… NBC Pilot Filming Now, CHICAGO FIRE Star Returns! SCREEN reported last...
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5
Nov
2020
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Colonie Creative Director Jennifer Moody Answers Five Questions

That day you met Shakira, Guilty pleasure TV, and the Best Halloween costume ever… The Colonie Creative Director Jennifer Moody stopped by this week for Five Questions with SCREEN. Enjoy! SCREEN: As we say our final goodbyes to Halloween 2020, what is your favorite Halloween costume ever? JENNIFER: In the mid-nineties I went to the Halloween parade as a “web site” which involved wearing a...
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5
Nov
2020
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Michael Shannon Headlines Debut Feature for Seth Savoy

ECHO BOOMERS, the director debut for Chicago filmmaker Seth Savoy, will make its hometown premiere this Tuesday, November 10th, in a special night at the drive-in, hosted by Elevated Films Chicago, Music Box Theatre, and Chi-Town Movies. Chicago actor and Academy Award Nominee Michael Shannon headlines the cast, alongside Patrick Schwarzenegger and Alex Pettyfer, in this millential “economic revenge” crime thriller. Updated 4-1-21: Click here...
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5
Nov
2020
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Your First Look at Milwaukee Adventure Film

A very personal short film, made in Milwaukee, is enjoying quite a jumpstart to its festival run, including two fests this weekend. Fresh off its World Premiere at the prestigious Milwaukee Film Festival, the epic adventure film, entitled CRABS!, will land at the Studio City Film Festival in Los Angeles, as well as the Louisville International Film Festival, playing virtually this weekend. SCREEN spoke with...
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23
Oct
2020
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CRC EP Rose Razal Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

This week, Chicago Recording Company Executive Producer Rose Razal grabs the mic for a round of Five Questions with SCREEN… SCREEN: Your favorite Halloween costume ever? ROSE: One of my favorite holidays is Halloween. I was a zombie nun with a bunch of friends. This was years before the Walking Dead and general zombie craze. Making the costumes from scratch and putting everyone’s make-up on...
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22
Oct
2020
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Starz POWER Spinoff Series Lands in Chicago

The next major franchise to land in Chicago is here. The popular Starz franchise POWER will be sending its highly anticipated spinoff series POWER BOOK IV: FORCE to the Windy City, with Chicagoans in key roles across the board. Born and raised in Chicago, POWER star Joseph Sikora (pictured here with Omari Hardwick, whose character James “Ghost” St Patrick was killed in the POWER season...
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