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Women In Film

22
Nov
2022
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IFA Chicago Announces McKenzie Chinn as Recipient of ‘Breakthrough Voice Award’ at Inaugural Fundraiser

IFA Chicago’s “Breakthrough Voice Award” is an honor given to an individual whose work has already received professional acclaim and demonstrates an exceptional level of creative quality and storytelling integrity, competitive within the national film landscape. The inaugural recipient of this honor will be acclaimed filmmaker and actor McKenzie Chinn. The Independent Film Alliance of Chicago (IFA), a nonprofit dedicated to providing the community and...
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15
Nov
2022
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Your First Look at Comedy Pilot ‘I Didn’t Mean to Go Mental,’ Led by Carly Glenn and Amy McIntyre

The trailer premiere is here for a brand-new Chicago-made pilot. Right before the world shut down in March of 2020, Carly Glenn was Amy McIntyre’s associate at McIntyre’s company, Beeline Reps. When their working relationship ended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, their creative partnership began. They developed a TV show together. Here is your first look at I Didn’t Mean to Go Mental. “I am...
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11
Nov
2022
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PHOTO BOOTH: IFA Chicago All Chicagoland Film Student Mixer

IFA Chicago continues to innovate with its diverse programming and forge ahead with its efforts to enrich Chicago’s independent filmmaking community. Its latest piece of original programming is their first ever All Chicagoland Film Student Mixer. The festivities took place at the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts and Media Arts on Thursday, November 10th, and SCREEN has photos to share with you. IFA Chicago...
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10
Nov
2022
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Sundance Institute Adds ‘The Farewell’ Director Lulu Wang, Patrick Gaspard and Shripriya Mahesh

The nonprofit Sundance Institute today announced three newly appointed additions to the Institute’s Board of Trustees. Lulu Wang, Patrick Gaspard and Shripriya Mahesh have joined the business, cultural, and philanthropic leaders who guide and steer the entire organization and also act in an advisory capacity. They expand the Institute’s Board of values-based leaders, building an enduring, evolving community for storytellers. The distinguished new Trustees bring invaluable experience and will...
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10
Sep
2022
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Chaz Ebert to Be Honored at FACETS Screen Gems Gala

Entrepreneur, publisher, author, producer, and philanthropist Chaz Ebert has spent her career championing overlooked films and filmmakers, providing invaluable opportunities for new and diverse voices. Her work as a film producer, most recently in Rebecca Hall’s Passing, has bolstered diversity and change in the film industry. Ebert will be honored at the FACETS Screen Gems Benefit, on Wednesday, September 28th. Festivities begin at 6:00 pm at...
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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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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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Chicago Pilot ‘I Didn’t Mean to Go Mental’ Moves into Post Production After Successful Shoot

The cast and crew of I Didn’t Mean To Go Mental are still soaring following a successful shoot this Summer. “It was the biggest dream of mine coming true right in front of my eyes,” writer and co-creator Carly Glenn shared with SCREEN. “I had to keep pinching myself on set! What a cast. What a crew.” Let’s hear from the cast and crew, alongside...
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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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