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14
Feb
2022
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Super Bowl Hits and Misses from Creative Director Erin Sarofsky

Super Bowl Sunday was a great day for Sarofsky Owner and Creative Director Erin Sarofsky, as her team collaborated on a well-received spot for Chevrolet (see below). We were honored to have Erin stop by Screen after the game to present her picks… SCREEN: What was your favorite spot of the Super Bowl? ERIN: The Chevy Silverado Sopranos spot was incredible… and not just because...
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11
Feb
2022
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Will ‘Power Book IV: Force’ Be Renewed for a Second Season?

Tommy is the new king of Chicago. And apparently also the Starz network. The Sunday, February 6th debut of Power Book IV: Force posted the biggest series premiere audience for any show in Starz history. Centered on the character of “Tommy Egan” from the original Power series, the third spinoff in the franchise had a first-night audience bigger than Showtime’s Dexter: New Blood and HBO’s...
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11
Feb
2022
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Here’s the Lineup for the 25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival

Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center will present its 25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival (CEUFF), from Friday, March 4 through Thursday, March 17. After a COVID-truncated 2020 festival and a scaled-down, virtual festival in 2021, CUEFF returns for its 25th year as a curated, two-week, in-person festival bringing the vibrant cultures of Europe to life through 19 new films from 20 EU member nations....
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3
Feb
2022
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Disney Channel Series ‘Saturdays’ Set to Film in Chicago This Spring

Disney Channel is bringing its latest family-friendly franchise to film in Chicago. The network recently granted a series order to Saturdays, a coming-of-age roller-skating comedy created by 17-year-old Black-ish star Marsai Martin and her Genius Entertainment and writer-executive producer Norman Vance Jr. (Roll Bounce, Girlfriends). Production is slated to begin in May for premiere on Disney Channel, and sources tell SCREEN this series will be...
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3
Feb
2022
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‘Power Book IV: Force’ Star Phil Donlon Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

The highly anticipated Starz series Power Book IV: Force premieres Sunday, February 6th, and one of the stars of the show is here to tell us all about it. Force follows the popular character of “Tommy” from the original Power series, played by Chicagoan Joseph Sikora. But there’s another Chicago guy joining the cast of this new show, and that is Phil Donlon. Phil threw...
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2
Feb
2022
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Pitch-A-Thon Initiative Unites IFA Chicago, SeriesFest and The Second City Film School

The Independent Film Alliance Chicago, SeriesFest and The Second City Film School are excited to present the SeriesFest Pitch-A-Thon Chicago 2022 on March 31, an event giving comedic independent creators the opportunity to participate in an exclusive live pitch session with top television, new media and digital executives. The goal for creators is the unique opportunity to advance their unproduced episodic projects. The iconic Second...
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1
Feb
2022
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GoTraveler Joins Forces with VIZIO

GoTraveler, an OTT app and linear channel with the world’s largest collection of professionally produced travel shows and series, announced today that some of their top-rated shows are now included in the on demand programming available on VIZIO’s (NYSE: VZIO) WatchFree+ streaming service. Now millions of SmartCast users can access on demand titles like Anthony Bourdain A Cook’s Tour, Under the Pole, and Mexico One...
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27
Jan
2022
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Apple TV+ Series ‘Dark Matter’ Chooses Chicago; ‘Spider-Man’ EP Tolmach to Produce

Apple TV+ and Sony Pictures Television are partnering on a new series, and it looks like that franchise will be coming to Chicago. Sources tell SCREEN the TV adaptation of Blake Crouch’s novel Dark Matter will be filming in Chicago this year. And not just for a few weeks or a month here and there. Dark Matter is expected to be filming for eight to...
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27
Jan
2022
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Editor Joe Clear, Wild Gift, The Colonie Team Up for SMA with Music Video

Take a moment to enjoy a terrific tune, then spend many moments taking in the vital cause behind it. The Colonie Editor Joe Clear recently partnered with the production company Wild Gift on a music video for singer/songwriter James Ian called Spaces. While immersing you in the dulcet tones of this beautiful tune and stunning visuals, the piece also draws attention to the Spinal Muscular...
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