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Finding the Love

STORY’s Ky Dickens has directed a new campaign for Nestlé Purina’s Beneful where real dog owners — and real dogs — discuss what they love about the healthy, “grain-free” dog food. Conceived by Deep Focus, New York and Lapiz, Chicago, ...

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Wendy Jo Carlton Answers Five Questions
Wendy Jo Carlton Answers Five Questions

Fresh off premieres at Outfest and Seattle International, the microbudget LGBTQ critics pick GOOD KISSER is at the Siskel Film Center through this Thursday. Writer-director ...

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Your First Look at Five Illinois Indie Features for 2020
Your First Look at Five Illinois Indie Features for 2020

As we peek ahead to 2020, there are five Illinois features in the works that deserve a spot on your radar. Let's take a look...

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Your First Look at Five Illinois Indie Features for 2020
Your First Look at Five Illinois Indie Features for 2020

As we peek ahead to 2020, there are five Illinois features in the works that deserve a spot on your radar. Let's take a look...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Wendy Jo Carlton Answers Five Questions
Wendy Jo Carlton Answers Five Questions

Fresh off premieres at Outfest and Seattle International, the microbudget LGBTQ critics pick GOOD KISSER is at the Siskel Film Center through this Thursday. Writer-director ...

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Loading Doc
LOADING DOC: A Double Oscar Nomination, Sundance News and More
LOADING DOC: A Double Oscar Nomination, Sundance News and More

LOADING DOC is thrilled to announce two Oscar nominations for non-fiction films from Chicago's own Kartemquin Films! Nominated for Best Documentary feature is ABACUS: SMALL ...

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On The Move
Hootenanny promotes Eddie Loera to VFX Artist
Hootenanny promotes Eddie Loera to VFX Artist

Local Chicago posthouse Hootenanny has announced the promotion of Eddie Loera to VFX Artist, effective October 1st, 2019. Since he began his career in 2012, ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: AICP Midwest MEET.DRINK.TALK 2018
PHOTO BOOTH: AICP Midwest MEET.DRINK.TALK 2018

AICP Midwest's MEET.DRINK.TALK 2018 is an annual social event thrown exclusively for Midwest agency, commercial production and editorial professionals. This year's festivities were hosted at ...

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Andeer Interviews
Andeer Interview: Mitch Apley Part 2
Andeer Interview: Mitch Apley Part 2

In the second in a series of interviews, Chicago's Will Andeer sits down with Mitch Apley for a follow-up to last week's interview. ANDEER: So ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Tender Jewish Drama MENASHE Co-Producer Melanie Zoey
Tender Jewish Drama MENASHE Co-Producer Melanie Zoey

MENASHE is now in theaters and receiving critical raves across the country. Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. ...

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Trailer Park
Roxane Mesquida-starring MERCURY IN RETROGRADE to Screen at Rooftop Cinema Club in LA, Receive Special Edition Blu-ray Release
Roxane Mesquida-starring MERCURY IN RETROGRADE to Screen at Rooftop Cinema Club in LA, Receive Special Edition Blu-ray Release

Emphasis Entertainment announces today the August 30 release of a Special Edition Blu-ray of Michael Glover Smith’s award-winning relationship dramedy MERCURY IN RETROGRADE. This release ...

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Street Legal
STREET LEGAL: BABY DRIVER's Big Rights Problem
STREET LEGAL: BABY DRIVER's Big Rights Problem

Picture this: your heist movie has Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey in it. You chose the music even before the actors. You have spent millions ...

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