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Women In Film

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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27
Jun
2022
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Women of the Chicago Creative Community Speak Out in the Wake of Roe v. Wade Ruling

The Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade has sent shockwaves through the entire country, and women in the Chicago creative community are speaking out. From chief advertising executives to network television producers to independent filmmakers, all facets of the greater creative collective shared with SCREEN their personal reactions to the ruling as well as the road ahead for women in America. Let’s hear...
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8
Jun
2022
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Tribeca World Premiere for Illinois Indie; Interview with Director Alex Heller and Producer Eugene Sun Park [Exclusive]

A very personal story for an up-and-coming director is about make a very public World Premiere. The Year Between will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City this Sunday, June 12th. The feature was filmed in the southwest Chicago suburbs, including Ocean Park and Burr Ridge, last October and November. The talented cast includes Primetime Emmy Winner Steve Buscemi, and writer-director Alex...
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8
Jun
2022
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Comedy Pilot Filming in June Teams Former Asst and Boss Duo Carly Glenn and Amy McIntyre

Right before the world shut down in March of 2020, Carly Glenn was Amy McIntyre’s associate at McIntyre’s company, Beeline Reps. Despite the end of their working relationship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Glenn and McIntyre remained close friends; so close, they even developed a TV show together.  I Didn’t Mean To Go Mental, written by Glenn and co-created with McIntyre, is set to shoot...
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12
May
2022
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Your First Look at ‘Paper Girls’ from Amazon; Plus: Will There Be a Season Two?

The anticipation for the first season of Amazon Prime series Paper Girls is building. And so are the questions. When will the first season premiere? Will there be a Season Two? Amazon released the first sneak peek at the series. SCREEN has that for you here, as well as some insight into the prospects for Season Two. Let’s dive in… First things first, here is...
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12
May
2022
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Elevated Films Chicago Kicks Off Season Thursday

Go big or go home. That’s the mantra as Elevated Films Chicago will be taking over the 17th floor Town Hall – which also happens to be an NBA-sized basketball court – for its Season Kickoff at 167 Green Street in the River West neighborhood of Chicago. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by the film program at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and...
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3
May
2022
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Sundance Vet and Netflix Writer Minhal Baig to Direct ‘We Grow Now’ in Chicago

A Chicago filmmaker is bringing her next project back home. Minhal Baig’s most recent feature film, Hala, was a Sundance Grand Jury Award Nominee and critics’ pick, was executive produced by Jada Pinkett Smith, and was purchased by Apple TV. Baig has also written for the Netflix animated comedy series BoJack Horseman. Baig’s latest project is centered in her hometown of Chicago, specifically in the...
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28
Apr
2022
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CineYouth Festival Announces Award Winners

The 17th CineYouth Festival, presented by Cinema/Chicago, announced award winners for its 2022 edition in nine categories, as well as the recipient of this year’s Prodigy Scholarship. This year’s award winners include filmmakers from across the country and around the world, with Kyrgyzstan, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Puerto Rico, New York, Louisiana, California, and Illinois represented. This year’s films were screened in person at...
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13
Apr
2022
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World Premiere Announced for Chicago Film ‘The West Virginian Starfish’

Multiple Hats Productions in partnership with Dune Grass Pictures announces that their new short film drama, “The West Virginian Starfish,” will hold its world premiere on April 22nd as part of the 17th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival. The film is based on an award-winning screenplay written by Hyten Davidson who also co-directed the film with local director Tommy Martin. Starring Broadway veteran Christopher Gurr (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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