In The Spotlight

DDB Chicago's Capital One Work Stars Spike Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Charles Barkley

DDB Chicago recently partnered with Captial One, the WhiteHouse Post and Filmworkers for a new campaign that follows Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee and Charles Barkley on their way to the Final Four. The humorous campaign includes TV, online videos, ...

READ MORE

HEADLINES

Battle of the Ad Bands Raises $90K
Battle of the Ad Bands Raises $90K

This year's Battle For Hope, an annual show down between Chicago agency's house bands, smashed fund-raising records, netting $90,000 for the Off the Street Club ...

READ MORE
AICE Award Finalists Announced
AICE Award Finalists Announced

Finalists for the 2016 AICE Awards have been announced, and work from Editors Sam Ostrove of Cut + Run, last year’s Best in Show winner ...

READ MORE
MORE HEADLINES »

COLUMNS

Leading Off
AICE Award Finalists Announced
AICE Award Finalists Announced

Finalists for the 2016 AICE Awards have been announced, and work from Editors Sam Ostrove of Cut + Run, last year’s Best in Show winner ...

READ MORE
Call Sheet
8th Chapter in the "Fast & Furious" Saga to Cleveland; Oscar Winner Joins Cast
8th Chapter in the "Fast & Furious" Saga to Cleveland; Oscar Winner Joins Cast

Ohio has landed the eighth chapter in the FAST AND FURIOUS saga, FAST 8, which will shoot second unit photography in Cleveland throughout May and ...

READ MORE
Five Questions With SCREEN
Keith Kristinat Answers Five Questions
Keith Kristinat Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular feature Keith Kristinat, editor at The Colonie, answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? If so, ...

READ MORE
Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: John Claxton
Beyond the Spot: John Claxton

In the latest installment of our popular feature John Claxton, EVP/Writer in Residence at FCB, talks about knowing that he would become a writer at ...

READ MORE
Filmmaker Focus
FOR GRACE Directors Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski
FOR GRACE Directors Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski

“An essential film for anyone with a dream and the will to pursue it” - Toronto Film Scene Tuesday, February 2nd is a monumental day ...

READ MORE
Loading Doc
Loading Doc
Loading Doc

Documentary editor Matt Lauterbach’s new project, BEYOND BLIND, is an interactive website exploring blindness from a sighted-person’s perspective. Back in 2006 he became fascinated by ...

READ MORE
Street Legal
Cirque du Soleil’s Steel Dream is a Legal Nightmare for Justin Timberlake
Cirque du Soleil’s Steel Dream is a Legal Nightmare for Justin Timberlake

Cirque du Soleil sued Justin Timberlake last week, alleging that the singer, along with his writers, producers and recording company, “sampled” a portion of Cirque’s ...

READ MORE
Adventures in Advertising
Trump Card
Trump Card

Political Advertising always brings out the worst in people. I've written many speeches for presidents of major corporations. Whenever I wrote a corporate speech, it ...

READ MORE
On The Move
Christina d'Orthez Joins Flavor Chicago as Producer
Christina d'Orthez Joins Flavor Chicago as Producer

Christina d'Orthez has joined the team at Flavor in the company's Chicago office in the position of producer. The announcement was made by executive producer ...

READ MORE
Trailer Park
Wisconsin Drama HALFWAY Set for World Premiere at Dallas International This Weekend
Wisconsin Drama HALFWAY Set for World Premiere at Dallas International This Weekend

Should our past actions allow for prejudice against us? Can we expect to be absolved of all blame simply because we have served our punishment? ...

READ MORE
Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: AICP Midwest's annual MEET.DRINK.TALK
PHOTO BOOTH: AICP Midwest's annual MEET.DRINK.TALK

AICP-Midwest's annual MEET.DRINK.TALK brought together advertising agency creatives and producers, AICP-Midwest Members, Associate Members, sponsors and crew. This social event thrown exclusively for Midwest agency, ...

READ MORE
Only in Texas
Dallas International Film Festival Announces Winners
Dallas International Film Festival Announces Winners

The Dallas Film Society announced the award winners for the 10th edition of the Dallas International Film Festival at the annual Dallas Film Society Honors ...

READ MORE