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chicago

3
Sep
2021
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Haroula Rose’s Charming Commercial Debut for Bailey’s; Optimus Chicago, Jess Weixler Among Collaborators

Chicago native Haroula Rose has built quite a name for herself in the independent film community, and is now making her mark in advertising world. Produced by Hello Sunshine in partnership with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur, Haroula’s endlessly charming branded content piece is part of a series entitled “Meet Cute” and marks Haroula’s foray into the world of branded content and commercial direction. “Finding love...
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24
Aug
2021
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Motion Graphics Designer Brian Stevens joins Hootenanny

It’s always a pleasure to announce new hires here in Chicago’s advertising and commercial production community. Screen is thrilled to share that Chicago post house Hootenanny’s design department is growing with the addition of Brian Stevens. Brian is a motion designer capable in a variety of design and animation styles, including 2D, 3D and hand-drawn.  He is well-trained in fine arts and has been tinkering...
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24
Aug
2021
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FCB Chicago Executive Producer Stacy Miller Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

The best sushi on the planet, epic karaoke, and the best birthday present ever! It’s all here for you as FCB Chicago Executive Producer Stacy Miller stops by for an entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN! SCREEN: Best birthday present ever? STACY: This one is easy to answer. My best birthday gift was from my older brother and sister-in-law. The year my father passed...
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26
May
2021
4

You Must Watch Clare Cooney’s New Film. Everybody Else Is.

2021 is shaping up nicely for Clare Cooney. With a feature film heading into production this summer, the award-winning actor-director-writer-editor-producer just released her latest short film on the prestigious short film channel Omeleto. PICK UP is off to a stellar start on the channel, already attracting nearly 150,000 views. PICK UP is a microbudget romantic drama about two ex-lovers reconnecting on a car ride during...
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22
Apr
2021
49

Full Cast and Crew Announced for Chicago Feature Now Filming

Santa is coming to town and he’s playing matchmaker. The Christmas Pitch, produced by Illinois production and distribution company, Questar Entertainment, is currently filming in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. The feature began filming on April 14th, in the Downtown Loop district at Franklin and Madison, and will be making its way through the Chicagoland suburbs, including Oak Park, Evanston, and Glen Ellyn, over the next...
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9
Jul
2020
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Vincent Singleton Announces Next Project

Born in Kankakee, Illinois, Vincent Singleton, an accomplished film director, and professor, is preparing to go into production for his next independent project, SURVIVOR, SOLDIER, SINNER, SAVIOR, targeting a shoot date of this November. The screenplay soon-to-be film originated from the experiences of Vincent’s brother, who is currently serving as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. The decorated Lt. Col. Eldridge R. Singleton...
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9
Jun
2020
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Leo Burnett’s Rachel Bottlinger Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

Cher for President, Guy’s Grocery Games, and a birthday on the 4th of July! Leo Burnett Senior Art Director Rachel Bottlinger stopped by for Five Questions with SCREEN… SCREEN: What has been your favorite “stay-at-home” activity over the past few weeks? RACHEL: Cooking is a huge passion of mine, so it’s nice to have more time for it. That and watching Leslie Jordan’s Instagram videos....
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7
Jan
2020
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Filmmaker Courting Denzel to Play Harold Washington

Could the iconic Denzel Washington be playing the barrier-bashing Chicago mayor Harold Washington in the not-so-distant future? Writer-director Joseph Michael Chopin believes so, and he’s taking steps to bring his dream to fruition. Chopin’s narrative feature is entitled THE GREATEST GOOD and would mark his directorial debut, eyeing an early 2021 shoot date. Chopin has been in extensive correspondence with the Oscar-winning actor and his...
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12
Dec
2019
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Jennifer Reeder Answers Five Questions

Jennifer Reeder’s psychological thriller KNIVES AND SKIN has received raves throughout its prolific festival run, which included a World Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, and American Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Before the feature opens at the Music Box this Friday, Jennifer stopped by for Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: What can people look forward to when they head to Music Box...
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