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21
Apr
2022
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Ohio, Kansas, Iowa Festivals Crack Top 50 List

Did your favorite film festival crack the Top 50? Moviemaker Magazine has released its annual list of ’50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee,’ and there are quite a few festivals in the Midwest and between the coasts that made the grade. Here are a few that might be worth a roadtrip this year, including one happening right now… Moviemaker spends months researching the best...
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21
Apr
2022
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Wild Gift adds Director Jordan Fein

Production and content company Wild Gift adds Director Jordan Fein to its roster. He has  worked with such clients as Grey, BBDO, McCann, Verizon, Volvo, Land Rover and Squarespace. Fein is a visual storytelling and documentary director who specializes in authentic  and stylized character-driven projects and films.   Fein is a Texas-born, three-time Cannes Award winning Director based in New York. He is an alumnus of the NYU...
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20
Apr
2022
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Camp Lucky Drives Post For Magnolia Series ‘Van Go’

Dallas-based Camp Lucky builds on its collaboration with Magnolia Network providing post production on season two of Van Go. In the series, Austinite and Chewy Design Co. owner Brett Lewis renovates vans into tiny homes on the road, innovating creative solutions and tackling the many challenges that come with custom outfitting each vehicle for his clients’ lifestyles. As it did for the inaugural season, Camp Lucky handled all aspects...
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18
Apr
2022
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Executive Producer Matt Nelson Joins Yessian New York

Matt Nelson is bringing his executive producer expertise to Yessian’s New York Studio. The music maestros also have studios in Detroit, Los Angeles and Hamburg. Nelson brings a wide range of marquee experience to the squad, including score production for M. Night Shyamalan and a string of Sundance and SXSW faves. “I’m most excited to have a more visible role both in terms of the...
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13
Apr
2022
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World Premiere Announced for Chicago Film ‘The West Virginian Starfish’

Multiple Hats Productions in partnership with Dune Grass Pictures announces that their new short film drama, “The West Virginian Starfish,” will hold its world premiere on April 22nd as part of the 17th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival. The film is based on an award-winning screenplay written by Hyten Davidson who also co-directed the film with local director Tommy Martin. Starring Broadway veteran Christopher Gurr (The...
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12
Apr
2022
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BREAKING: Illinois Film Production Tax Credit Expanded; ‘Gamechanger’ for IL & Chicago Industry

It’s time to celebrate a massive win for the Illinois production industry. Effective July 1, 2022, the Illinois Film Production Tax Credit program will officially be expanded, implementing the new provisions provided in the Illinois Production+ legislation championed by the Illinois Production Alliance. The IPA legislative team along with their coalition partners, The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and The Motion Picture Association worked til dawn in advocacy...
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12
Apr
2022
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Lindsay Tyler Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

Lindsay Tyler has been a mainstay in the Chicago advertising community for over two decades, with tenures at FCB Chicago and Havas. Lindsay recently joined the team at Whirlpool as Executive Producer and was kind enough to stop by SCREEN for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: What’s that TV show you’re a little embarrassed to admit you love...
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12
Apr
2022
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Chicago’s Next Comedy TV Series? ‘Fat Jesus’ Wins Pitch-A-Thon; Meet the Winner Kyle Leland [Exclusive]

Is Chicago’s next great comedy television series right around the corner? The Pitch-A-Thon initiative, powered by Denver/West Coast-based SeriesFest, Second City, and IFA Chicago is dedicated to discovering and nurturing the most promising independent episodic creators. The winner of the inaugural Chicago Pitch-A-Thon has been announced. Fat Jesus from Kyle Leland was chosen by a panel of experts and SCREEN is here to bring you...
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12
Apr
2022
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Your First Look at Season Finale for ‘Power Book IV: Force’ This Sunday

Chicago is Tommy’s town now. And the finale is here for the first season of Power Book IV: Force. The series filmed in and around Chicago throughout 2021. Executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp, the series has shattered ratings records for Starz and has been renewed for a second season. The season finale debuts this Sunday, April 17th. So what...
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12
Apr
2022
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Production Veteran Kate Smith Returns to Flavor as Executive Producer

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the return of production veteran Kate Smith in the role of Executive Producer. The announcement was made by Flavor’s Managing Director Neal Cohen and Executive Creative Director Brian McCauley. Previously a Producer for Flavor, Smith spent the past year as Senior Producer with Carbon developing high-profile brand campaigns, including BBH...
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