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25
Mar
2021
6

CW Series Chooses Chicago

A cult sci-fi series is making a comeback, and it will be shooting in Chicago. The CW has given a straight-to-series order to THE 4400, a reimagining of the 2004 USA Network drama. It hails from RIVERDALE co-executive producer Ariana Jackson and Anna Fricke, who successfully rebooted WALKER, TEXAS RANGER for the CW. Sources tell SCREEN the series is expected to film in the Chicagoland...
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25
Mar
2021
2

Trailer Premiere for Josh Hope’s New Feature

Director Josh Hope teams up with SHAMELESS star Ethan Cutkosky, actor Brad Hunt (MAGNOLIA, THE BRIDGE), Golden Globe and Emmy-winning composer Roger Neill, Dreamworks veteran Lisa Freberg, and a stellar Chicago cast and crew to bring you his latest feature. Here is your first look at ALEX/OCTOBER, a Screen Magazine exclusive: In ALEX/OCTOBER, a sad man and a bored girl form an unusual relationship after...
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24
Mar
2021
2

HERStory: Rogers & Hahn’s Must-Watch Sci-Fi Short

The dynamic duo of director-actor Sadie Rogers and producer Grace Hahn has much to celebrate this week as their stunning sci-fi short film HOW IS THIS THE WORLD? releases worldwide this week on DUST, the popular sci-fi platform powered by Gunpowder & Sky. This Chicago-made award-winning drama has already attracted over 50,000 views in just under 24 hours. SCREEN spoke with Rogers about the film,...
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24
Mar
2021
1

Director Tyler Davis Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

Chance the Rapper, Jason Sudeikis, and the best dinner of your life. It’s all here today as Tessa Films commercial director, actor, and Second City alum Tyler Davis answers Five Questions with SCREEN… SCREEN: Yes it’s March already but we have to ask: what is your New Year’s Resolution for 2021? How’s it going so far? TYLER: I’m notoriously bad at resolutions (keeping them, making...
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24
Mar
2021
1

Directing Duo Joins charlie uniform tango

Texas-based charlieuniformtango will now be representing directing team Andy Mahr and Ashton Rodgers, charlieuniformtango principal and CEO Lola Lott informed SCREEN today. “We’re thrilled to be able to share Andy and Ashton’s award-winning directing abilities with our clients,” Lott said to SCREEN. “For years, I’ve been impressed with the beautiful visual content they’ve crafted for brands all over the globe. It’s so exciting to be...
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21
Mar
2021
24

$100,000 Digital Production Fund Now Open

Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to announce the 2021 call for applications for the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund (CDMPF), a grant designed to support Chicago-based filmmakers and digital media artists whose work encourages social change. The fund will award up to $100,000 in cash grants to support locally-made, web-based digital media projects.  The application window will be open from March 15 to April 23, 2021....
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19
Mar
2021
21

11 Dollar Bill Brings Dazzling Display to NYC

11 Dollar Bill is working with JD Sports to let New Yorkers know there’s a new brand in town. The post-production and design studio, with locations in Chicago and Boulder, Colorado, has been collaborating with the high-end athletic specialty retailer on an array of attention-grabbing video content for its flagship U.S. outlet in Times Square in New York City.  The content centers on JD Sports’ trendy athletic footwear...
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19
Mar
2021
3

Executive Producer Keith Munley Answers Five Questions with Screen

Beverly Hills 90210, Andre3000, and a trip back to the 1994 NBA Finals! We are steeped in 90’s nostalgia as Texas-based charlieuniformtango Executive Producer Keith Munley stopped by for Five Questions with SCREEN… SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met? KEITH: We’ve had a lot of actors and actresses come through the shop over the years for voice over record, or just ADR. It’s a...
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19
Mar
2021
24

Netflix, DuVernay Take Flight with Quriosity Director Candis

The uplifting and inspiring true story of Bessie Coleman, whose pioneering achievements behind the pilot’s stick of a Jenny biplane early in the 1920s led to the creation of the flight school that in turn inspired the Tuskegee Airmen, has been told in a short film that just broke on the Netflix Film Club YouTube channel, presented in association with Film Independent. Written, produced and...
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