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18
Jan
2023
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Lena Waithe Series ‘The Chi’ Begins Filming Season 6 in Chicago January 24

The new year is in full swing and television production is picking up in the Windy City. Critically acclaimed Showtime series The Chi will get to work on Season Six next week. Filming is set to begin this Tuesday, January 24th. The series is expected to wrap in May. The Chi is created by Emmy winning Chicagoan Lena Waithe; Waithe is joined as executive producer...
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7
Jan
2023
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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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2
Jan
2023
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‘Chicago Fire’ Is NBC’s Most Watched Series of 2022

It’s time to celebrate what went right in 2022, and that celebration starts at Firehouse 51. Once again, the most popular shows on NBC come through Chicago. Here are the numbers and more… The 2022 ratings crown goes to the series that sparked the whole OneChicago franchise… Chicago Fire. In regard to NBC’s scripted and non-scripted series, the Dick Wolf drama ranks No. 1 in...
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15
Dec
2022
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Senior Producer Margie Ayala of Quriosity Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do hot yoga sessions with Slash (yes, the guitar legend Slash), loving Star Wars, and completing FOUR triathlons have in common? They’re all right here as Quriosity Senior Producer Margie Ayala stops by for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met? MARGIE: I have met a lot of famous people as...
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15
Dec
2022
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Jonah Zeiger Named New Deputy Commissioner for the Chicago Film Office

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced Jonah Zeiger as Deputy Commissioner for the Chicago Film Office (CFO). Zeiger replaces Kwame Amoaku who served in this role since 2019 and recently left Chicago government this past June. Zeiger is a film industry leader, educator, producer, programmer, program builder and champion of Chicago-based filmmakers and creative content creators.  “It...
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22
Nov
2022
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IFA Chicago Announces McKenzie Chinn as Recipient of ‘Breakthrough Voice Award’ at Inaugural Fundraiser

IFA Chicago’s “Breakthrough Voice Award” is an honor given to an individual whose work has already received professional acclaim and demonstrates an exceptional level of creative quality and storytelling integrity, competitive within the national film landscape. The inaugural recipient of this honor will be acclaimed filmmaker and actor McKenzie Chinn. The Independent Film Alliance of Chicago (IFA), a nonprofit dedicated to providing the community and...
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10
Nov
2022
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Cow Lamp Films and The Annoyance Theatre Partner for Chicago Sketch Show TV Series

From the home of sketch and improv, Chicago’s Cow Lamp Films and The Annoyance Theatre are partnering to produce a new Chicago sketch TV series, Out of the Loop. Earlier this week, there was a special filmed live audience screening at The Annoyance Theatre on Belmont in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. “After having just celebrated our 35th anniversary of developing and working with Chicago talent, we’re excited...
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10
Nov
2022
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Keslow Camera’s Jim Summers Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

What do Wilco, Batman, and Tom Hanks have in common? They’re all right here as Keslow Camera’s cinematography guru and marketing pro Jim Summers stops by for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it! SCREEN: Jim, the holidays are here so… What is your favorite dish to bring to Thanksgiving dinner? JIM: I love to bring homemade ravioli for...
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4
Nov
2022
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20th Century Pilot ‘Deli Boys’ Wraps in Chicago This Week; ‘Ms. Maisel’ Star Leads Cast

Chicago is heading into November strong, with a flurry of new production in town. 20th Century Studios is currently filming its latest pilot, Deli Boys. SCREEN announced earlier this fall that the pilot shoot dates are October 26th through November 5th. Here are the latest updates on the project… Deli Boys centers on the story of two brothers carrying on the legacy of “Baba,” their...
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4
Nov
2022
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Optimus, Cutters Studios Creatives Highlight Camp Kuleshov Midwest Winners

The winners are in! AICP’s Camp Kuleshov challenge for the Midwest region was a success once again and accolades were awarded Thursday in Downtown Chicago. The nightlife hotspot Tree House at 149 W Kinzie Street was the host for the well-attended festivities. The Chicago celebration capped off a week of events recognizing the winners from the West, Southwest and East competitions. Let’s see who was...
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