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Ryan Seacrest Executive Producing Pilot for ABC, Freeform; Filming in Chicago This Month

A familiar face has joined a promising pilot filming now in Chicago. Famed American Idol frontman Ryan Seacrest has leapt aboard the one-hour dramatic pilot, but he won’t be in…

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ABC Pilot Shooting in Chicago… and It Is NOT a Reboot of ‘The Nanny’

There is a new pilot starting filming this week in Chicago, but it is not the show you think it is. The project is entitled The Nanny, igniting a bevy…

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH SCREEN

Rick Bayless Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

We have a very special guest today for Five Questions with SCREEN, and he’s here to announce the new home for his critically acclaimed culinary series! James Beard Award Winner…

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CineCares Foundation Exec Director Sheila Brown Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

The CineCares Foundation at CineSpace Chicago Film Studios is devoted to empowering Chicago residents from underserved communities on the west and south sides through education and job training in TV…

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HERStory

Comedy Central Filming ‘Surina and Mel Light it Up’ in Chicago

Comedy Central has brought a new project – and potentially a new series – to Chicago. The project is entitled Surina and Mel Light it Up: A Diwali Story, and…

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Alyssa Thordarson, Clare Cooney, Jason Chiu, Walking Dead, Chicago PD Actors Join AFTER: A LOVE STORY

This spring, as the world looked to be emerging from the pandemic’s grip, Chicago actor and writer Alyssa Thordarson (pictured left) began thinking about the ways in which people deal…

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LOADING DOC

Your First Look at the Latest from Oscar Nominees Quon and Quinn

Are you ready to be inspired? The next project from two Oscar-nominated cornerstones of the Chicago documentary is here. Diane Quon, producer of Best Documentary Nominee Minding the Gap, and…

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Telluride Film Festival Is Underway, Here’s the Lineup

The Telluride Film Festival is underway now, and here’s the lineup. TFF’s celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and artists to discover the best in world cinema…

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ON THE MOVE

Whitehouse Post Boosts Leadership with Five New Partners and New Executive Director of Post Production

It’s always exciting to share news of a company growing their team from within and promoting their own through the leadership ranks. Venerable editorial company Whitehouse Post announces the advancement of five…

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COLLINS Invests in Next-Gen Creative Talent, Welcomes Nicole Cousins as Associate Designer

The independent strategy and design company COLLINS is proving the value of its robust internship program, reinforcing its commitment to DEI, and serving as a model for how to foster unique, young…

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FILMMAKER FOCUS

Chicago Company Crafts VFX for ‘The Matrix Resurrections,’ ‘Work In Progress’

As The Matrix Resurrections trailer continues to break the internet, with well over 50 million views worldwide, the film has also shined a light on a highly touted VFX artist…

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James Gunn Recruits Sarofsky for ‘The Suicide Squad’ Main Titles and Signature Design Flares

With “The Suicide Squad,” writer/director James Gunn and Warner Bros. Pictures have earned worldwide acclaim for creating what many consider to be the best DC Universe film of all time….

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PHOTO BOOTH

That’s a Wrap on ‘Good Guy with a Gun’; BTS and Wrap Photos (Screen Magazine Exclusive)

“The experience was hilarious and grueling, full of good vibes and creativity amidst the emotionally and physically taxing material,” said director John Mossman in summing up the shoot for his…

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PHOTO BOOTH: Filmscape 2021 a Success at Cinespace

That’s a wrap on Filmscape 2021 and the weekend extravaganza hosted at Cinespace for creative content directors and producers, as well as cinematographers, sound and production professionals, was a tremendous…

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