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Chicago Film

11
Nov
2021
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Sundance Vet to Produce Thanksgiving Movie in Chicago; Kevin Cooper to Direct

Chicago-based Producer John Condne (pictured here) has come onboard to produce the Thanksgiving drama-comedy Home Invasion for the Holidays, written by Luke Thomas and directed by Kevin Cooper. Filming begins this month and will be shot over a couple weekends with a trio of Chicago’s top young actors Liv Shine, Carter Shimp and Ty Garrett Fanning.  Home Invasion for the Holidays revolves around a couple...
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17
Oct
2021
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Black Harvest Film Festival

Celebrating its 27th year in 2021, The Black Harvest Film Festival is Chicago’s annual showcase for films that celebrate, explore and share the Black, African American and African Diaspora experience. … The 27th Black Harvest Film Festival will be held November 5 through December 2, 2021, click here for schedule and tickets!
25
Oct
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: Kenneth Branagh, Rebecca Hall, Fawzia Mirza Highlight Chicago International Film Festival

The 57th Chicago International Film Festival, North America’s longest-running competitive film festival, brought a vibrant, star-studded, and well-attended festival back to the Windy City this October. Guests included directors Kenneth Branagh, Rebecca Hall, and Fawzia Mirza, and SCREEN has the pics for you… And here are even more lovely photos from the October festivities, featuring filmmakers and filmlovers attending the iconic festival… Photographers include Barry...
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15
Sep
2021
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Naked Studios Reveals New Chicago Crime Drama ‘Gray Market’

For years Naked Studios, Inc. has been teaming up with Chicago creatives to deliver captivating visuals, but their most  recent unveiling of ‘Gray Market’ not only highlights the company’s exceptional originality, but their superior  cinematic vision as well.   Gray Market, directed by Mario DiPaolo & Zachary Moore and executive produced by Cory Proctor, is a 30-minute crime drama series set in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood that...
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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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3
Sep
2021
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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 success. Special guests and speakers included Lilly Wachowski and Lisa Masseur of the Chicago-made Showtime series Work In Progress. Meanwhile, Filmscape’s exhibit floor was filled with camera, lens and lighting manufacturers from across the film...
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25
Aug
2021
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Filmscape Takes Over Cinespace Chicago August 28-29

Are you a filmmaker, cinematographer, producer, editor, key grip, gaffer, or content creator or any genre or community? If so, your weekend plans are set. Filmscape is excited to announce a hybrid model of online and in-person events for their 2021 show taking place this weekend on the Cinespace Lot August 28 and 29. A nonprofit based in Chicago, Filmscape was founded with the goal...
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7
May
2020
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Ziegelman’s New Pilot, Short Film Keeping Him Busy In 2020

These weeks in quarantine can be a catalyst of creativity for some filmmakers, and that is the case with Chicago independent filmmaker and advertising director Larry Ziegelman. Larry has a new pilot in development, eyeing an early 2021 shoot date, alongside a new film in post and a couple of recent commercial campaigns. Let’s dive in… The Pilot In Ziegelman’s pilot, PUNDIT, an unknown, lesbian,...
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7
Jan
2020
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Filmmaker Courting Denzel to Play Harold Washington

Could the iconic Denzel Washington be playing the barrier-bashing Chicago mayor Harold Washington in the not-so-distant future? Writer-director Joseph Michael Chopin believes so, and he’s taking steps to bring his dream to fruition. Chopin’s narrative feature is entitled THE GREATEST GOOD and would mark his directorial debut, eyeing an early 2021 shoot date. Chopin has been in extensive correspondence with the Oscar-winning actor and his...
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