In The Spotlight

Garage Band

Here's a new TV spot for Southwest Airlines, created by Austin-based agency GSD&M. The spot, called Garage Band, is all about a group of old high school buddies getting their band back together. These dudes may be middle-aged, corduroy-wearing, latte-sipping ...

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HEADLINES

Director Kathleen Lorden Answers Five Questions
Director Kathleen Lorden Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Director Kathleen Lorden with Radar Studios answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your favorite day ...

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Radar Helps 5/3 Bank Give Out $1M
Radar Helps 5/3 Bank Give Out $1M

Fresh off an exciting start to 2015 with his first Super Bowl commercial, Director Sam Macon of Radar Studios is at it again, this time ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
Optimus Hits Major League Work For Chevy
Optimus Hits Major League Work For Chevy

As the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, Chevy likes its commercial work to be as hard-hitting as some of the sluggers. So they turned ...

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Call Sheet
The Call Sheet
The Call Sheet

WELCOME TO COOKE CONCRETE: Chicagoan Ian Martin is ramping up for his debut feature, entitled COOKE CONCRETE. In COOKE CONCRETE, Vince Ford returns home after ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Director Kathleen Lorden Answers Five Questions
Director Kathleen Lorden Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Director Kathleen Lorden with Radar Studios answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your favorite day ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Jean Batthany
Beyond the Spot: Jean Batthany

In this episode of Beyond the Spot, Jean Batthany, Executive Creative Director EVP of DDB Chicago talks about the power of the ask, being an ...

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Filmmaker Focus
STAR TREK Legend Jonathan Frakes
STAR TREK Legend Jonathan Frakes

STAR TREK fans, we're about to make your week. SCREEN's Mike McNamara tracked down the legendary Jonathan Frakes, better known as Commander William T. Riker ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas: Pilots, Leftovers & Willie Nelson
Only In Texas: Pilots, Leftovers & Willie Nelson

HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS COMING TO AUSTIN FOR 2ND SEASON: Fans of the HBO series THE LEFTOVERS will see some different settings in its sophomore season, ...

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Loading Doc
Loading Doc
Loading Doc

ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN Ohio native and former Chicagoan James Flynn has recently met his Kickstarter goal of $15,000 for completion funds toward his doc ...

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Street Legal
Street Legal
Street Legal

Free Lawyers, Free Resources, and Lots of Networking: How to Make the Most of Chicago’s Independent Film Community Lawyers are expensive, agents are picky, and ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Icons of Advertising
Icons of Advertising

May 8th was a great night for me. The Museum of Broadcast Communications opened a new exhibit to the public, A Salute to Advertising’s Greatest ...

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On The Move
Hootenanny promotes Hannah Stephans to Editor
Hootenanny promotes Hannah Stephans to Editor

Chicago-based post house Hootenanny has promoted Hannah Stephans to Editor. She was one of SCREEN's Up & Coming editors for 2015. Stephans took over the ...

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Trailer Park
ANIMALS Opens Nationwide
ANIMALS Opens Nationwide

The Chicago-made drama ANIMALS opens in theaters nationwide and VOD on Friday, May 15th, followed by a run at the Siskel Film Center starting Friday, ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: UNCLE JOHN Premiere at the Midwest Independent Film Festival
PHOTO BOOTH: UNCLE JOHN Premiere at the Midwest Independent Film Festival

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival presented the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of the SXSW 2015 drama UNCLE JOHN at Landmark's Century Centre ...

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