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2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: Holiday Cocktail Party at Chicago Recording Company

The holiday cheer is in full swing and the cocktails are here to help ease the chilly winter temperatures. The award-winning sound studio Chicago Recording Company welcomed friends into its home for some smiles and socializing earlier this month. Here are some exclusive photos from the festivities, courtesy of SCREEN’s Dan Patton… And be sure to check out Dan’s latest article about CRC’s latest Grammy-winning...
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18
Dec
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: Rise and Shine Hosted by IFA Chicago, Mezcla Media Collective and Sisters in Cinema

Calling all womxn and nonbinary professionals in film! This week, IFA Chicago changed it up with their regular brunch series by making it a happy hour event. The not-for-profit proudly co-hosted this event with their friends from Mezcla Media Collective and Sisters in Cinema. Filmmakers assembled at Thursday, December 16th at IFA Chicago’s headquarters on the Cinespace Film Studios campus. Networking, short film watching, and...
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15
Dec
2021
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David Fincher, Michael Fassbender Movie ‘The Killer’ Films in Chicago This February

The Killer is on his way. SCREEN broke the news back in August that the latest David Fincher drama The Killer would be filming in Chicago, and now it appears those dates are set. Sources tell SCREEN the film is expected to shoot in Chicago from February 18th through March 18th. Fincher’s thriller rests on the shoulders of Academy Award nominated actor Michael Fassbender. Here’s...
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15
Dec
2021
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‘The Power of the Dog’ Leads Chicago Film Critics Awards with Honors for Campion, Cumberbatch

The Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) today announces their 2021 award winners. Claiming the organization’s top honors is Jane Campion’s masterful THE POWER OF THE DOG, which earned a leading seven awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Best Supporting Actor (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Original Score. Kristen Stewart was named Best Actress for her role as Princess...
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15
Dec
2021
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Sundance Selects Chicago Short ‘Close Ties to Home Country’

Over 10,000 films submitted, only 59 are selected. Close Ties to Home Country, a short comedy produced and filmed in Chicago, is heading to the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The prestigious Park City lineup is set to screen live and in-person January 20-30. But first, SCREEN has an exclusive chat for you with the film’s producer, Felicia Ferrara. “Some people will laugh. Some will cry,”...
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15
Dec
2021
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The Unofficial ‘Loudest Show in the Industry,’ the AMP Awards for Music & Sound, Is Back Live and In-Person in 2022

It’s back! The unofficial ‘loudest show in the industry,’ better known as the AMP Awards for Music & Sound, has announced its return as a live, in-person event in 2022. The show will rock the stage in a triumphant return to Sony Hall in New York City on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The announcement was made by Georg Bissen of MetaTechnik, National President of the...
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15
Dec
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: Holiday Happy Hour at Camera Ambassador

Holiday cheer is in the crisp Chicago air and December party season is underway! Owner Erica Duffy and the fine folks at Camera Ambassador hosted a Holiday Happy Hour on Tuesday, December 14th. The team welcomed friends and filmmakers into their Chicago headquarters at 2425 West 14th Street. Holiday refreshments and cheerful conversations were had by all. Congrats to filmmaker Benito Douglas, who found a...
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14
Dec
2021
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Megan St. John Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

The holidays are here and so is an entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN! This week, Hike Creative Founder and Producer Megan St. John stopped by and shared stories of the inimitable Ed Sheeran, holiday retail he**, and the best advice ever. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met? MEGAN: I got to meet Ed Sheeran during a commercial shoot...
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14
Dec
2021
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Carbon Conjures Up Animated Adventure Film ‘Repeater’ for Vienna’s OFFF DACH Festival

Are you ready for an animated adventure? From creative production studio Carbon comes ‘Repeater,’ the vibrant animated Title Film to this year’s OFFF Dach creativity and design festival in Vienna. With original live-recorded orchestra music and sound design from Antfood, it’s a tale of non-conformity and rejection that builds to a kaleidoscopic ceremony and the uplifting power of finding your place.  “We were hugely excited...
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14
Dec
2021
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‘Laverne & Shirley’ Legend Cindy Williams to Star in One-Woman Show ‘Me, Myself & Shirley’ in April

Cindy Williams will take the Studebaker Theater stage in her one-woman show Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only: Friday & Saturday, April 1 & 2 at 7:30 pm  and Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now and available at  www.MeMyselfandShirley.com for $45 & $65.  The legendary star of the iconic comedy series Laverne & Shirley...
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