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12
May
2022
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Salt-N-Pepa, Prysm Studios Bring the Right Rhythm to New Checkers Campaign

Checkers teamed up with Prysm Studios and Fitzco to deliver a new spot that has us tapping our toes. This is just one ad in an ongoing campaign featuring Checkers’ iconic everyday heroes. These vignettes are equal parts hilarious and effective, each ad bookended with a different sandwich from the brand. For an extra splash of 90s nostalgia, Checkers and Prysm thought the iconic song...
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12
May
2022
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Your First Look at ‘Paper Girls’ from Amazon; Plus: Will There Be a Season Two?

The anticipation for the first season of Amazon Prime series Paper Girls is building. And so are the questions. When will the first season premiere? Will there be a Season Two? Amazon released the first sneak peek at the series. SCREEN has that for you here, as well as some insight into the prospects for Season Two. Let’s dive in… First things first, here is...
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11
May
2022
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Anthony Bourdain Series Heads to Cannes Film Market with Chicago’s Questar and California Pictures

Chicago-based Questar Entertainment is partnering with California Pictures this Spring to bring a large catalog of Questar originals, travel content, and independent films and TV to the 75th Cannes Film Market.  Among the titles presented include 2022 new release, The Christmas Pitch, Anthony Bourdain A Cook’s Tour and Top Chef All Star, Rick Bayless’ Mexico One Plate at a Time, which will both be offered for the first time internationally....
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28
Apr
2022
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Quentin Tarantino Will NOT Be Directing ‘Justified: City Primeval,’ Sources Tell SCREEN

Chicago was abuzz on the news that Academy Award winner Quentin Tarantino would be directing an episode of the new FX series Justified: City Primeval this May. Unfortunately, sources tell SCREEN it’s looking like those plans have been scuttled, and the Pulp Fiction writer-director will no longer be directing the FX limited series reboot of Justified. But the good news is the series is still...
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28
Apr
2022
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Is Amazon Series ‘Paper Girls’ Season Two in Doubt?

Will there be a Season Two of Paper Girls? One of the biggest series to film in Chicago last year was the highly anticipated Amazon Studios series Paper Girls, with megastar Brad Pitt among the producers. When Season One wrapped last October, it was considered a foregone conclusion that Season Two would be filming in 2022. There had been reports Season Two filming could begin...
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26
Nov
2021
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Chicago Latino Film Festival

The Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) is produced every April by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), a pan-Latino, nonprofit, multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to developing, promoting, and increasing awareness of Latino culture among Latinos and other communities by presenting a wide variety of art forms. The Chicago Latino Film Festival is considered the largest, most comprehensive and best Latino film festival in...
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12
Apr
2022
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BREAKING: Illinois Film Production Tax Credit Expanded; ‘Gamechanger’ for IL & Chicago Industry

It’s time to celebrate a massive win for the Illinois production industry. Effective July 1, 2022, the Illinois Film Production Tax Credit program will officially be expanded, implementing the new provisions provided in the Illinois Production+ legislation championed by the Illinois Production Alliance. The IPA legislative team along with their coalition partners, The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and The Motion Picture Association worked til dawn in advocacy...
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12
Apr
2022
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VSA Partners Helps Rare Air Media Launch Collection of Michael Jordan NFTs

Non-Fungible Tokens, or NFTs, are creating tremendous opportunities for creators and collectors of art, memorabilia, and other digital assets. Now Rare Air Media, producer of Michael Jordan’s 1998 visual autobiography For the Love of the Game, is getting into space, too. The company is working with Chicago brand strategy and design firm, VSA Partners, to design, develop, and market a range of NFTs on the...
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