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Oct
2022
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Chicago-based Strange Loop Studios Adds Italian Directing Duo ES.POIRE

From Milan to Chicago. Live action production company Strange Loop Studios has added Italian directing duo ES.POIRE to its roster for exclusive commercial representation in the US.   The Milan-based pair consists of Marzia De Clercq and Filippo Nava. From their initial collaboration on a  short film in 2009, the couple has flourished working side-by-side, growing their rhythmic style, camera  techniques and family. They bind her focus...
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29
Aug
2022
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Keanu Reeves Series ‘Devil in the White City’ Sets Spring Start Date, But Will It Film in Chicago or Toronto?

Keanu Reeves has Chicago buzzing about his new series The Devil in the White City, but will The Matrix star be filming in the Windy City, or heading to Canada? The eight-episode Devil has just announced a Spring 2023 start date for the highly anticipated and long awaited production. However, multiple sources tell SCREEN they expect the majority of the series to film in Toronto,...
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15
Aug
2022
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Season Two Renewal Expected for Filmed-In-Chicago Amazon Series ‘Paper Girls’

Critics have been saluting the new Amazon series Paper Girls, but the question still looms: Will there be a Season Two? Sources tell SCREEN that answer is likely a yes. While cinephiles and the Chicago television production industry await a definitive answer from Amazon on this filmed-in-Illinois series, SCREEN is hearing that the studio is making initial efforts to assemble a production team for a...
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15
Aug
2022
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Samsung TV Expands Lifestyle Programming with Hipstr App; ’42 Grams’ ‘Biggie and Tupac’ Join Lineup

A promising new partnership looks to power a new platform forward. Samsung and Hipstr today announced that Questar Entertainment’s streaming service, Hipstr, is now available globally on Samsung TV’s. The free Hipstr app has hundreds of hours of on demand movies and shows as well as a linear program within the app. “Samsung is a great brand with an amazing team behind it and we’re...
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26
Jul
2022
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Filmed-In-Chicago Amazon Series ‘Paper Girls’ Premieres July 29th; Plus: Will There Be a Season Two?

It is finally here! After much anticipation across the globe, Amazon will introduce its audiences to Paper Girls. Amazon Prime will launch the series this Friday, July 29th. And the question is still looming: Will there be a Season Two? Let’s dive in… First things first, here is the official trailer at Paper Girls, which filmed in the Chicagoland area and North Suburbs for much...
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26
Jul
2022
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West Coast Premieres at LA Shorts, Cordillera for Chicago Film; ‘Walking Dead’ ‘Chicago Med’ Stars Lead Cast

The prolific festival run continues for Chicago-made short film After (A Love Story). The dramatic piece launches its West Coast leg this week, with a Los Angeles Premiere at the Oscar Qualifying L.A. Shorts International Film Festival. After then presents its Nevada Premiere at the Cordillera Film Festival, which is headed up by former Chicagoan Emily Skyle Golden. “The greatest reward for making this film...
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18
Jul
2022
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October Start Date for Apple TV Series ‘Dark Matter’ in Chicago; ‘Obi-Wan’ Star Joel Edgerton Leads Cast

The highly anticipated new series from Apple TV+ and Sony Pictures Television appears to have zeroed in on its start date, its city, and its series lead. Sources tell SCREEN the TV adaptation of Blake Crouch’s novel Dark Matter will begin filming in Chicago on October 17th and will continue through March of 2023. The epic sci-fi series will consist of nine episodes, and production...
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12
Jul
2022
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Leo Burnett Chicago Earns Emmy Nomination for ‘The Lost Class’ Anti-Gun Violence Campaign

A powerful anti-gun violence message helmed by Leo Burnett Chicago earned an Outstanding Commercial Emmy nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, announced today. The winner of the Outstanding Commercial Emmy will be announced during the awards ceremony on Sept. 12. Let’s take a look at the Chicago-made campaign and the other nominees… Leo Burnett’s nominated campaign “Change the Ref: The Lost Class”...
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12
Jul
2022
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Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival at Chicago Filmmakers July 15-21

The 12th Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival (BWiFF) will be held at Chicago Filmmakers, 1326 W. Hollywood Avenue in Chicago, from July 15-21. The festival will exhibit nightly screenings of official selections beginning at 7:00pm, plus matinees on Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 at 3:00pm. The 2022 festival will exhibit ten feature films and twenty-one short films. Of the thirty-one official selections, the...
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5
Jul
2022
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Premiere Date Set for Amazon Series ‘Paper Girls’; Plus: Will There Be a Season Two?

The anticipation for the first season of Amazon Prime series Paper Girls is building, and we now have a release date for the show. The countdown can begin as Amazon has announced the series will bow on July 29th. And with that date announcement comes the official full-length trailer (SCREEN brought you a super-quick teaser last month). And the question is still looming: Will there...
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