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Screen Magazine

19
Mar
2021
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Take a Look at the Latest Addition at Resolution Studios

RESOLUTION STUDIOS announces the opening of THE EAST STAGE, the latest addition to Chicago’s premier production studio, servicing corporate and advertising clients alike. Measuring in at 2800 square feet, the sound-proof stage will feature a 32’ X 40’ cyclorama wall, a 20‘ x 40’ movable light grid, and 200 amp power tie-ins. THE EAST STAGE will also include a broadcast control room, production offices, green...
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11
Mar
2021
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AMC Series Now Shooting in Chicago

Anytime a Chicagoan hears “Michael Jordan is bringing a new franchise to town” their ears understandably perk up, but in this case, it’s BLACK PANTHER and CREED star Michael B. Jordan (pictured above) and the television series he is executive producing for AMC, 61ST STREET, which begins filming this Monday in Chicago. Ordered as a two-season television event with eight episodes per season, 61ST STREET...
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11
Mar
2021
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Chan C. Smith Joins Tessa Films

Chan C. Smith, a Chicago native who’s taken her skill as a storyteller to such genres as publishing, media and documentary film, is set to make her mark on the advertising scene by signing with Tessa Films. This is the director’s first representation agreement for advertising and branded content. Her signing was announced by Tessa Co-Founder and Executive Producer Lisa Masseur. Smith joins the Tessa...
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11
Mar
2021
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Peter Zachwieja Rises to Editor at Cutters

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the promotion of Peter Zachwieja to Editor. The announcement was made by Cutters Studios New York Executive Producer Elizabeth Krajewski. Since graduating with honors from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and joining Cutters as an intern, Zachwieja has grown alongside the company’s many illustrious editors and highly accomplished talents. Among his growing list of commercial...
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11
Mar
2021
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Katelyn Lanigan Answers Five Questions with Screen

From James Bond to Sheryl Crow, this one has it all! Optimus Director of Client Services Katelyn Lanigan stopped by this week for an entertaining round of Five Questions with Screen… SCREEN: We have to ask: what is your New Year’s Resolution for 2021? How’s it going so far? KATELYN: 2020 was a hell of a year, to say the least. Usually, I would be resolving...
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8
Feb
2021
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HighDive’s Patrick Burke Shares His Super Bowl Faves

The Super Bowl was a big night for HighDive Group Creative Director Patrick Burke, whose team created the popular Tracy Morgan spots for Rocket Mortgage that won Best Super Bowl commercial in the all-important USAToday Ad Meter. So what did Patrick think of the rest of the Super Bowl advertising lineup? Let’s find out! First things first, here is one of the Rocket Mortgage commercials...
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8
Feb
2021
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Super Bowl Picks and Pans with Producer Mary Kay Cook

Independent films produced by Mary Kay Cook have premiered at the most prestigious film festivals on the planet, from Sundance to South By Southwest. So what did Mary Kay think of the storytelling taking place during Sunday’s Super Bowl extravaganza? Let’s find out! SCREEN: What was your favorite spot of the night? MARY KAY: The first Rocket Mortgage “Certain Is Better” spot of Super Bowl...
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8
Feb
2021
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Optimus Editor Emily Hayes Talks Super Bowl with SCREEN

What were your favorite spots from the advertising extravaganza that is the Super Bowl? How about your least favorite? Let’s see how your answers line up with what Optimus Editor Emily Hayes had to say about the great and not-so-great offerings from Sunday night… SCREEN: What was your favorite spot of the night? Bud Light Seltzer – 2020 Lemons (loved it for the humor and...
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8
Feb
2021
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Super Bowl Picks and Pans with Cutters Tim LoDolce

The Super Bowl was a big night for Cutters Editor Tim LoDolce, who cut the popular Tracy Morgan spot for Rocket Mortgage that won Best Super Bowl commercial in the all-important USAToday Ad Meter. So what did Tim think of the rest of the Super Bowl advertising lineup? Let’s find out! First things first, here is that winning Rocket Mortgage commercial that Cutters and HighDive...
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8
Feb
2021
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Yessian EP Katie Overcash Talks Super Bowl Ads

In the advertising world, Super Bowl Sunday is about anything but football. It’s about the commercials! Yessian Executive Producer Katie Overcash chatted with Screen about highlights and lowlights from the epic event… SCREEN: What was your favorite spot of the night? KATIE: Jeep “The Middle” – This spot was a beautiful example of a proper cinematic manifesto. It was beautifully shot and the score was...
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