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17
Sep
2021
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8th Annual Black Alphabet Film Festival

“Together Again.” That’s the goal as many film festivals and small businesses reopen around the country and welcome people back through their doors. And it’s also the theme for one of the longest running Black LGBTQ/SGL film festivals in the world. The Black Alphabet Film Festival(BAFF) will be returning to Chicago this November, November 5-7, 2021 at the University of Chicago’s Reva and David Logan...
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17
Oct
2021
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Black Harvest Film Festival

Celebrating its 27th year in 2021, The Black Harvest Film Festival is Chicago’s annual showcase for films that celebrate, explore and share the Black, African American and African Diaspora experience. … The 27th Black Harvest Film Festival will be held November 5 through December 2, 2021, click here for schedule and tickets!
4
Nov
2021
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The 28th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival Is Underway, with A New Partner and Packed Lineup

In a collaborative re-envisioning of the 28th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF)—the world’s longest-running underground film festival—Full Spectrum Features (FSF) is the official presenter of CUFF this year to program more diversity, equity, and inclusion to represent a wider range of artists and voices, including women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ filmmakers. The festival will showcase six feature-length films and six shorts programs, presented from Friday,...
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26
Oct
2021
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Zanah Thirus Strides Forward As Both Producer and Director

2021 has marked a pivotal year in Zanah Thirus’ career journey as a producer and director. She began her journey in advertising as an Associate Producer at FCB Chicago in 2017, and since then produced at various shops – BBDO Atlanta, Havas Chicago, and most recently Leo Burnett. This month, Zanah is joining Stink Studios as a Senior Producer.  This exciting news for Thirus comes...
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25
Oct
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: Kenneth Branagh, Rebecca Hall, Fawzia Mirza Highlight Chicago International Film Festival

The 57th Chicago International Film Festival, North America’s longest-running competitive film festival, brought a vibrant, star-studded, and well-attended festival back to the Windy City this October. Guests included directors Kenneth Branagh, Rebecca Hall, and Fawzia Mirza, and SCREEN has the pics for you… And here are even more lovely photos from the October festivities, featuring filmmakers and filmlovers attending the iconic festival… Photographers include Barry...
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22
Oct
2021
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Another Country Names Tim Konn Managing Director

It’s always inspiring to see a company promoting from within its own ranks, and such is the case at premier post-production audio house Another Country. Founder and Cutters Studios Partner John Binder and his colleagues worldwide are proud to announce the promotion of Another Country’s Executive Producer Tim Konn to the position of Managing Director. “Working with Tim is always an outstanding experience,” Binder began....
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13
Oct
2021
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Brian and Jan Hieggelke and Chicago Film Project Announce Next Feature

Brian and Jan Hieggelke have found their next film. The Hieggelkes’ Chicago Film Project, the film and T.V. production arm of their Chicago-based print and digital cultural magazine Newcity, has boarded Michael Glover Smith’s fourth feature Relative, which was shot over the summer and is now in the final stages of post-production. “We’d been following Michael’s work for some time, and were intrigued by the...
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13
Oct
2021
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Chicago International Film Festival Opens with Wes Anderson, Todd Haynes Premieres

A trio of highly anticipated films will open this year’s Chicago International Film Festival, here is the rundown for tonight’s famed festivities… TONIGHT AT 7 PM AT THE MUSIC BOX THEATRE: THE FRENCH DISPATCH On the occasion of the death of their beloved editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., staffers of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, convene...
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9
Oct
2021
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PHOTO BOOTH: AICP/Midwest’s MEET DRINK TALK in Downtown Chicago

There was a terrific turnout from the Chicago/Midwest advertising and creative production community as AICP/Midwest’s MEET.DRINK.TALK, a cornerstone event for the Midwest advertising world, was back to in-person after a virtual 2020. AICP/Midwest’s MEET.DRINK.TALK is a social event created exclusively for Midwest agency, commercial production, and editorial professionals. Appetizers and beverages were served, with MEET.DRINK.TALK convening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Central, at downtown...
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