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2022
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René Steinkellner Joins 11 Dollar Bill Chicago as Executive Producer

Continuing to grow its leadership team, 11 Dollar Bill has appointed René Steinkellner as Executive Producer at its Chicago studio. Steinkellner, who served as Executive Producer at FCB, Lord+Thomas, Chicago for 12 years, will lead post-production, business development and client relations.  Steinkellner knows 11 Dollar Bill well, having worked with the studio on several recent projects as a freelance producer. She brings deep experience in...
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24
Dec
2021
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Brand New Chicago-Made Christmas Movies to Add to Your Holiday Watchlist

Christmas is here, and there are plenty of Chicago-made movies for you to enjoy in cozy comforts of your home this weekend. And not just those classics from twenty years ago, we’re talking about Chicago Christmas productions that were made this year. Here’s a fabulous foursome for you and your family over the holidays… One of the Most Watched on Disney+ Set in Chicago, made...
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24
Dec
2021
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February March Shoot for Chicago-Bound FX Series ‘The Bear’

Here is yet another stocking stuffer of good news for the Chicago television production industry. SCREEN reported back in October that the FX comedy series The Bear had received a series order, and now we have the shoot dates. The Bear is expected to film in Chicago from February 14th through March 31st, and production offices are already open at Cinespace Film Studios. The first...
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24
Dec
2021
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Slamdance Cancels In-Person Fest, Goes Virtual; Sundance Moving Forward

There are two major festivals that kick off the new year, and one of them will now be going virtual-only. Is this is harbinger of decisions to come for centerpiece American festivals across the country? Due to concerns around the Omicron variant, and for the safety of its staff, filmmakers, and audience, the Slamdance Film Festival will forgo the in-person portion of its hybrid event...
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21
Dec
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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