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6
Nov
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: IFA Chicago Block Party

Filmmakers and members of the community gathered together for the first ever FALL INTO FILM BLOCK PARTY, hosted by IFA Chicago. From creators/filmmakers to members of the community to businesses in the neighborhood or all of the above – all were represented at these festivities and, as you might expect, the Block Party was a stellar success on Saturday, October 30th, at the Cinespace Chicago...
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7
Sep
2021
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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 & Film and has one of the most successful job training programs, the Mirkopoulos Internship Program, in the film industry. The Executive Director of the foundation is Sheila R. Brown and she stopped by this...
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17
Aug
2021
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January February New Target for Sam Raimi Horror Thriller to Shoot in Chicago

What better way for Chicago to kick off the new year than with a major horror thriller produced by a genre legend? SCREEN reported recently that Sam Raimi, director of the Spider-Man trilogy and the cult horror Evil Dead franchise, will be among the notable producers on a new genre thriller for Paramount titled Be My Eyes. Initially this feature was slated to start shooting...
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3
Aug
2021
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AMC Series Full Speed Ahead Into Second Season in Chicago; Michael B. Jordan Exec Producing

The Summer of 2021 is shaping up to be one of the busiest for television production in Chicago history. One of the latest series to land in town is forging ahead into filming its second season immediately after wrapping its first. The highly anticipated AMC drama 61ST STREET, which received its greenlight back in October of 2019, is filming two seasons in succession, with production...
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19
Jul
2021
3

NBC OneChicago Is Back! Filming Begins This Week

The highly successful Dick Wolf #OneChicago triumvirate of Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, and Chicago Med, which has led the historic resurgence of the Chicago production industry over the last ten years, is back on the beat this week. The franchise that started it all, Chicago Fire, will begin filming its landmark 10th season this Wednesday, July 21. As you might expect, the first day of...
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12
Nov
2020
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Fox, NBC Pilots In Production in Chicago

Great news heading into the holidays. Two network pilots that had been scheduled for this past Spring are now in full swing in Chicago. The NBC pilot ORDINARY JOE is currently filming at Cinespace, and it will be immediately followed by the FOX pilot THE BIG LEAP. Here is the latest on both projects… NBC Pilot Filming Now, CHICAGO FIRE Star Returns! SCREEN reported last...
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22
Oct
2020
5

Starz POWER Spinoff Series Lands in Chicago

The next major franchise to land in Chicago is here. The popular Starz franchise POWER will be sending its highly anticipated spinoff series POWER BOOK IV: FORCE to the Windy City, with Chicagoans in key roles across the board. Born and raised in Chicago, POWER star Joseph Sikora (pictured here with Omari Hardwick, whose character James “Ghost” St Patrick was killed in the POWER season...
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23
Sep
2020
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Amazon, Brad Pitt, Legendary Series ‘Paper Girls’ Full Speed Ahead

It’s looking like it will be a Happy New Year for the Illinois production industry. SCREEN reported earlier this summer the highly anticipated Amazon series PAPER GIRLS may be destined for Chicago. SCREEN can now confirm this massive production will definitely land at Chicago’s Cinespace Studios, with offices opening after the winter holidays and production kicking into high gear in early 2021. And the series...
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20
Sep
2020
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Your First Look at Four New Features for 2021

As we look ahead to 2021, there are four Illinois features in the works that deserve a spot on your radar. Let’s take a look… The 56th Chicago International Film Festival announced a slate of four narrative feature film projects in active development that will be pitched live in front of a virtual audience and a panel of distinguished industry judges during the Festival’s Industry...
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28
Aug
2020
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Illinois Moves to Phase Four, But When Will TV Be Back in Full Swing?

Good news on the film and television front as Governor J.B. Pritzker today released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan this Friday. All four regions of Illinois, including the Chicagoland area, are on track to enter phase four on Friday, Pritzker’s office said, with the state’s average 7-day case positivity rate falling to 2.5...
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