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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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5
Apr
2022
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World Premiere at Oscar Qualifying Festival for Chicago Film; ‘Walking Dead’ ‘Chicago Med’ Stars Lead Cast

Chicago-made short film After (A Love Story) will have its World Premiere at the Academy-Qualifying 46th Cleveland International Film Festival. The film, which tells the story of a surviving couple working to begin healing the emotional and psychological wounds of a shared trauma, is directed and produced by Chicago/Los Angeles actor and filmmaker Clare Cooney, and stars Glenn Stanton (The Walking Dead), Alyssa Thordarson (Chicago Med), and...
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30
Mar
2022
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Flavor Promotes Design Leaders, Continues Dynamic Growth

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce promotions for several long-standing team members. According to Flavor’s Executive Producer Neal Cohen, Brian McCauley rises to Executive Creative Director, Brad Backofen and Colby Capes ascend to Associate Creative Director, and Mack Neaton becomes Senior Art Director, effective immediately. McCauley has been a Flavor All Star since his first freelance assignment in 2012. Proving...
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29
Mar
2022
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What’s Next for Cinematographer Christopher Rejano: Thriller Collabs with Jennifer Reeder, Jim Vendiola

It’s been a busy year for cinematographer Christopher Rejano, and he is just getting started. This week marks the worldwide premiere of the highly anticipated horror feature Night’s End, which he shot for acclaimed Chicago filmmaker Jennifer Reeder. And there is another thriller Rejano has in the works for this year. SCREEN spoke with the talented DP about his collaboration with Reeder as well as...
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28
Mar
2022
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Banner Expands Its Roster

Banner expands roster and capabilities with its production and post production teams. Here’s a look at the latest additions… Banner president Patrick Dahl says, “Our clients trust Banner to deliver epic content, and we’re able to do that without headaches. We’ve grown exponentially and have been able to help attract top talent that will drive our vision for the future of the company. Most importantly,...
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