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Jul
2022
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Chicago Pilot ‘I Didn’t Mean to Go Mental’ Moves into Post Production After Successful Shoot

The cast and crew of I Didn’t Mean To Go Mental are still soaring following a successful shoot this Summer. “It was the biggest dream of mine coming true right in front of my eyes,” writer and co-creator Carly Glenn shared with SCREEN. “I had to keep pinching myself on set! What a cast. What a crew.” Let’s hear from the cast and crew, alongside...
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18
Jul
2022
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It’s Christmas in July as Chicago-Made ‘Christmas with Felicity’ Theatrical Premiere Arrives

Following its holiday premiere on AMC+, Christmas with Felicity will have its big screen debut in the community where filming took place. Presented by Sock Monkey Museum, Christmas in July is here on Saturday, July 30 at Brothers’ Field, an outdoor venue in the heart of Historic Downtown Long Grove. Attendees can take photos on the red carpet and mingle with the cast and crew. Star Sarah Brooks,...
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14
Jul
2022
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Filmed-In-Chicago FX Series ‘The Bear’ Renewed for Season Two

The beef will be back! FX has renewed “The Bear” for a second season soon after Season 1 premiered all at once on Hulu. More great news for the Chicago and Illinois television production community, here’s the lowdown… The show filmed throughout the Windy City earlier this year, starting in February and wrapping on March 31st. The Bear was created by Christopher Storer (Ramy) and...
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12
Jul
2022
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Leo Burnett Chicago Earns Emmy Nomination for ‘The Lost Class’ Anti-Gun Violence Campaign

A powerful anti-gun violence message helmed by Leo Burnett Chicago earned an Outstanding Commercial Emmy nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, announced today. The winner of the Outstanding Commercial Emmy will be announced during the awards ceremony on Sept. 12. Let’s take a look at the Chicago-made campaign and the other nominees… Leo Burnett’s nominated campaign “Change the Ref: The Lost Class”...
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12
Jul
2022
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OneChicago Is Back! Filming Begins July 19th for ‘Chicago Fire’ ‘Chicago Med’ ‘Chicago PD’

The highly successful Dick Wolf #OneChicago triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med, which has led the historic resurgence of the Chicago production industry over the past decade, is back on the beat this Tuesday, July 19th. Cinespace Film Studios and their expansive stages are home to all three #OneChicago series when they’re not on location. As with past seasons, the OneChicago shows...
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12
Jul
2022
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Chicago Screenwriter Brett Neveu Teaming Up with Oscar Nom Michael Shannon for ‘Eric LaRue’ [Exclusive Interview]

Two Chicago powerhouses will be teaming up for a promising project this August. Two-time Academy Award Nominee Michael Shannon and Joseph Jefferson Award winning playwright Brett Neveu will be collaborating on the independent feature film Eric LaRue. SCREEN sat down with Brett Neveu for an exclusive look at the upcoming collaboration. Michael Shannon will make his directorial debut with Eric Larue, which is based on...
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12
Jul
2022
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HighDive, Cutters Team Up for Hilarious ‘Jurassic World’ Jeep Campaign Behind-The-Scenes Sketches

Blockbuster Jurassic World: Dominion has wowed millions of cinephiles across the globe this summer, but few have seen these hilarious behind-the-scenes vignettes. The “Filming With Real Dinosaurs” supershorts are a treat from the recent Jeep campaign crafted alongside the famous franchise. The four 30-second sketches also marked the directorial debut for HighDive Creative Director Katie Bero. Let’s dive in and enjoy this laugh-loaded yet practical...
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12
Jul
2022
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Filmed-In-Chicago Amazon Series ‘Night Sky’ Canceled

Superb performances from Oscar winners Sissy Spacek and J.K. Simmons were not enough to secure a second season of Amazon’s sci-fi series Night Sky. The news comes a month and a half after all eight Season 1 episodes of the drama co-produced by Amazon Studios and Legendary Television were released May 20. Night Sky filmed in Chicago throughout much of 2021. The first two episodes...
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