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11
May
2021
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STORY’s Ky Dickens Captures the Art of the Sandwich for Land O’Frost and Merge

In a new spot for Land O’Frost’s Bistro Favorites and Chicago agency Merge, STORY director Ky Dickens shows that, when it comes to sandwiches, beauty is in the eye of the maker. The spot features a woman and a man preparing sandwiches in split screen, each applying special touches and ingredients to produce a personal masterpiece. The spot has fun with the split screen set...
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11
May
2021
10

Creative Director Ian Bradley Joins Carbon; Marvel, Spider-Man, HBO Highlight Resume

Ian Bradley has joined creative studio Carbon’s growing team of designers and directors. With deep roots in graphic design, Ian has art directed for key studios across the US including Nathan Love, Psyop, and The Mill. He joins Carbon from Framestore, where he was Creative Director and Head of Design.  “I love Ian’s storytelling style,” says Carbon ECD Liam Chapple. “The characters he creates and...
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10
May
2021
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Winners Announced for Cinema Chicago’s CineYouth Festival

CineYouth Festival, presented by Cinema/Chicago, announced award winners for its expanded 2021 edition, comprising films accepted for the pandemic-preempted 2020 edition plus a new slate of films submitted for the 2021 festival. These include Best Drama winners She Who Wasn’t Tamed (2020) by 19-year-old Saleh Kashefi of Iran and The Pleasure of Killing Bugs (2021) by 21-year-old Leonardo Martinelli from Brazil. Best Animation went to The Quiet by 20-year-old Radheya Jegatheva of Australia. Best International was awarded to No...
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10
May
2021
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Smash Success for Chicagoan O’Neil and the Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival

Live and in-person film festivals are back! Located in a quaint Victorian town in the Pocono Mountains of Eastern Pennsylvania, The Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival (JTIFF) recently wrapped its 4th annual event at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House. Following CDC guidelines, the founders, Todd Morris & Jocelyn O’Neil, held a live and in-person only festival after being shut down last year due to...
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30
Apr
2021
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Accomplished Editor John Dingfield Comes Home to Cutters

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the return of Editor John Dingfield to its roster. The announcement was made by Cutters Studios President/Managing Director Craig Duncan and Managing Editor Grant Gustafson. Since launching his career with Cutters back in 2000, Dingfield has established himself as a go-to editor for comedic and storytelling campaigns of the highest order. Crafted alongside creative industry leaders...
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26
Apr
2021
8

Duplass Brothers, HBO Bring Series to Illinois

HBO has a new comedy series, and all signs point to filming in Illinois this summer. But no, not in Chicago. In the small town of Lockport, Illinois, 30 miles outside of the city. Last July, HBO gave a series order to SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE, a comedy starring and executive produced by PATTI CAKE$ star Bridget Everett. Production was delayed due to the national pandemic, but...
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26
Apr
2021
2

FCB and Sarofsky Serve Up Festive Spots for Bud Light Chelada Campaign

A new festive campaign featuring the refreshed visual identity of Bud Light Chelada from global, award-winning and integrated marketing communications company Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB) has recently debuted across all media. The campaign’s vibrant, masterfully executed “Cheliamos” and “Ingredient Explosion” spots were produced in Chicago by one-stop cross-media production company Sarofsky. Let’s take a look at the 30-second spot “Cheliamos”… To crack open the celebration, FCB...
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26
Apr
2021
2

Iowa, Michigan, Kansas Fests Make Top 50 List

Every year, one of the most highly anticipated and coveted honors for film festivals is MovieMaker Magazine’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee. A number of superb film festivals peppered throughout the Midwest landed on the list. Here is a quick roll call and shout out to those festivals, along with MovieMaker Magazine’s commentary on each. For Moviemaker’s complete list, click here. And now,...
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26
Apr
2021
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11 Dollar Bill Produces “The Tattooed Torah,” an Animated Children’s Film about the Holocaust

The Tattooed Torah, now available for screening on the USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness website, is an animated short based on the children’s book by Marvell Ginsburg. Like the book, the film is meant to educate children about the Holocaust through the true story of a small Torah that was confiscated by the Nazis during World War II yet miraculously survived. Narrated by Ed Asner, the...
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22
Apr
2021
1

37th Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces Winners of Audience Choice Awards

The 37th Chicago Latino Film Festival announced today the winners and runner-ups for the Audience Choice Awards. The Audience Choice Award for Best Feature went to The Heist of the Century, Argentinian director Ariel Winograd’s heist comedy about the most famous and audacious bank robbery in Argentina’s history starring Guillermo Francella (The Secret in Their Eyes) and Diego Peretti. The Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary went to Negra, Eritrean-Mexican director Medhin Tewolde Serrano’s...
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