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The Final Season of ‘Power Book IV: Force’ Wraps Filming This Friday

A superb Chicago-made series is coming to an end. Power Book IV: Force is currently on the streets of Chicago filming Season Three, and SCREEN was first to report earlier…

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New Seasons of ‘Chicago PD’ ‘Chicago Fire’ Begin Filming This Week

One Chicago is back! The highly successful Dick Wolf triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med is ready to roll on new seasons. Chicago PD will be first…

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AD COMMUNITY

Laughlin Constable EVP Vincent Geraghty Plays Five Questions with SCREEN

What do Tiger Woods, Rice Krispies and MTV’s The Real World have in common? They’re all right here as global agency veteran Vincent Geraghty stopped by for a thoroughly entertaining…

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Reducing Gun Violence at the Heart of Mode Project’s Collab with Chicago CRED

Working together to build a better Chicago for everyone. That is the mission at the heart of the latest collaboration between Mode Project and Chicago CRED. Chicago CRED is dedicated…

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ONE CHICAGO

New Seasons of ‘Chicago PD’ ‘Chicago Fire’ Begin Filming This Week

One Chicago is back! The highly successful Dick Wolf triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med is ready to roll on new seasons. Chicago PD will be first…

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IATSE, AMPTP Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

Great news from the negotiating table as The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have reached a tentative deal on…

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DIVERSE VOICES

Reducing Gun Violence at the Heart of Mode Project’s Collab with Chicago CRED

Working together to build a better Chicago for everyone. That is the mission at the heart of the latest collaboration between Mode Project and Chicago CRED. Chicago CRED is dedicated…

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10th Annual Advertising Community Shorts Night Is Set for July 29th

For the 10th year in a row, Advertising Community Night is returning to the Midwest Film Festival (MFF) in the heart of Chicago at the Gene Siskel Film Center at…

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PILOT SEASON

Photos from SXSW World Premiere of TJ and Dave Pilot ‘Bettendorf Talks’

David Pasquesi and TJ Jagodowski are legends of Chicago’s famed improv scene, and in their latest collaboration, the duo is bringing their acclaimed comedic talents from the stage to the…

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SXSW Exclusive: The Team Behind Comedy Pilot ‘Bettendorf Talks’

The Illinois indie pilot Bettendorf Talks is set to make its World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival (aka SXSW) this month. Before they board their planes to…

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ON THE MOVE

Director Len Freedman Goes To Camp Lucky

Camp Lucky is excited to announce that Director Lan Freedman has joined the company’s artist roster. Among his many collaborations, Freedman has directed campaigns for 7-Eleven, American Airlines, Texas Rangers, Dewar’s, State…

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Vincent Geraghty Joins Laughlin Constable to Lead the New Vision for its HIVE Content Studio

Laughlin Constable (LC), the independent, full-service brand experiences agency, today announced it has welcomed global agency veteran Vincent Geraghty to EVP, Head of Production & HIVE Content Studio, overseeing the…

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POWER BOOK IV: FORCE

The Final Season of ‘Power Book IV: Force’ Wraps Filming This Friday

A superb Chicago-made series is coming to an end. Power Book IV: Force is currently on the streets of Chicago filming Season Three, and SCREEN was first to report earlier…

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‘Power Book IV: Force’ Will Not Be Renewed for Season Four

Power Book IV: Force is on the streets of Chicago filming Season Three, but it appears this may be the final run for Tommy Egan and his crew. Sources tell…

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

Laughlin Constable EVP Vincent Geraghty Plays Five Questions with SCREEN

What do Tiger Woods, Rice Krispies and MTV’s The Real World have in common? They’re all right here as global agency veteran Vincent Geraghty stopped by for a thoroughly entertaining…

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Five Questions with The Colonie’s Zach Day

What do Matthew McConaughey, an epic round of billiards, and the best oysters ever have in common? They’re all right here as The Colonie Producer Zach Day stops by for…

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TRAILER PARK

World Premiere Announced for Chicago Indie ‘The Premiere’

Mark your calendars, Chicago! The Premiere is a new comedy-drama film by Chicago filmmaker Jon Silver. The feature is now in the final stretch of post-production and will have its…

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African American Ad Legends Shine in ‘Channels Changers’ Doc Premiering July 1 At Siskel Film Center

Gypsy Chicago Productions will hold the premiere showing of its documentary, Channels Changers, at the Siskel Center on July 1 at 6pm. Channels Changers introduces viewers to the most hidden…

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LOADING DOC

Behind The Scenes Of ‘Moved by Waters’

Filmmaker Kelly Rundle took a risk to help make the world a better place. During a new interview with Screen, the director explains how the Mississippi mud forced him into an…

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Record Turnout for Filmscape Chicago [Photo Gallery]

A record-breaking crowd of film, television and advertising professionals descended upon CineCity Studios for Filmscape Chicago this past weekend. More than 1,000 attendees – a 40% increase from last year’s…

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HERStory

Cutters Studios, Optimus Lead Camp Kuleshov’s Lev Winners; 2024 Call for Entries Now Open

The Camp Kuleshov trailer competition for emerging creative artists has announced its winners of The Lev, its top prize for each category, which is named for the Russian film and…

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Record Turnout for Filmscape Chicago [Photo Gallery]

A record-breaking crowd of film, television and advertising professionals descended upon CineCity Studios for Filmscape Chicago this past weekend. More than 1,000 attendees – a 40% increase from last year’s…

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ON THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

10th Annual Advertising Community Shorts Night Is Set for July 29th

For the 10th year in a row, Advertising Community Night is returning to the Midwest Film Festival (MFF) in the heart of Chicago at the Gene Siskel Film Center at…

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Midwest Film Festival Is Back at the Gene Siskel Film Center, Celebrating Pride Month with ‘Screams From The Tower’

After last month’s successful Roadshow in Milwaukee, the Midwest Film Festival (MFF) will be back in Chicago on Monday, June 24th at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The festival is…

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PHOTO BOOTH

Record Turnout for Filmscape Chicago [Photo Gallery]

A record-breaking crowd of film, television and advertising professionals descended upon CineCity Studios for Filmscape Chicago this past weekend. More than 1,000 attendees – a 40% increase from last year’s…

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IFA Chicago and Mxxd Media’s Screen Time Showcase Brings Superb Shorts to the Davis Theater [Exclusive Photos]

A capacity crowd gathered in Chicago to enjoy the latest short-form offerings from a renowned ensemble of local filmmakers. IFA Chicago and Mxxd Media partnered up to present the Screen…

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TOP SPOT OF THE WEEK

Reducing Gun Violence at the Heart of Mode Project’s Collab with Chicago CRED

Working together to build a better Chicago for everyone. That is the mission at the heart of the latest collaboration between Mode Project and Chicago CRED. Chicago CRED is dedicated…

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charlieuniformtango and Raising Cane’s Celebrate National Iced Tea Day with Ice-T

charlieuniformtango announced a new campaign featuring eleven videos and four radio spots for Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, celebrating National Iced Tea Day earlier this month… with none other than the…

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CHICAGO TV NEWS

The Final Season of ‘Power Book IV: Force’ Wraps Filming This Friday

A superb Chicago-made series is coming to an end. Power Book IV: Force is currently on the streets of Chicago filming Season Three, and SCREEN was first to report earlier…

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New Seasons of ‘Chicago PD’ ‘Chicago Fire’ Begin Filming This Week

One Chicago is back! The highly successful Dick Wolf triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med is ready to roll on new seasons. Chicago PD will be first…

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THE BEAR

IATSE, AMPTP Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

Great news from the negotiating table as The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have reached a tentative deal on…

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‘The Bear’ Season 3 Premieres Wednesday

The premiere is here for the filmed-in-Chicago sensation The Bear. All episodes of “The Bear” Season 3 will be available to stream on Wednesday, June 26 on Hulu. Originally, the…

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SUPER BOWL

Best and Worst Ads of the 2024 Super Bowl? Top Creatives and Execs Share Their Picks!

In the advertising world, Super Bowl Sunday is about anything but football. Or even Taylor Swift or Usher. It’s about the commercials! Ad agency pros and filmmakers from throughout Chicago…

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Director Britt Boardman Shares Her Super Bowl Picks and Pans

In the ad world, Super Bowl Sunday is about anything but football. Or even Taylor Swift or Usher. It’s about the commercials! We were honored to have Chicago director Britt…

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FILMMAKER FOCUS

Behind The Scenes Of ‘Moved by Waters’

Filmmaker Kelly Rundle took a risk to help make the world a better place. During a new interview with Screen, the director explains how the Mississippi mud forced him into an…

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‘Why Trump’ Set To Release On Day Of Sentencing

Award-Winning Director Brian Schodorf Unveils A Riveting Exposé The Presidential debate and subsequent days have shown that political divide remains a hot topic.  Simmering next, before more debates and conventions,…

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LIGHTS CAMERA LOUISVILLE

Good News: Studios Reach Tentative Deal with Cinematographers Guild, Art Directors Guild

So far, so good on the union negotiations front, but there are still many steps ahead. The fear of yet another labor stoppage has permeated the film and television production…

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SAG-AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement With Studios, Ending Actors Strike… So Now What?

“The strike officially ends at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, November 9.” After a grueling four months on strike, SAG-AFTRA has officially reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract…

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EVENTS