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Pet Focus Groups

“Pet Focus Group,” a series of digital films featuring pets at a focus group round table, is the latest work from O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul that showcases the quality brands Big Lots offers like Purina®, American Kennel Club®, and Whiskas®. ...

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HEADLINES

Believe, Grain Nab MI Film Incentives
Believe, Grain Nab MI Film Incentives

Two feature film projects, BELIEVE and GRAIN have been approved for incentives from in Michigan. Both projects will begin filming this month. “While these two ...

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DeNiro Thriller a No Go in Chicago? Update on IDOL'S EYE
DeNiro Thriller a No Go in Chicago?  Update on IDOL'S EYE

Earlier this year, SCREEN received word that the feature IDOL'S EYE, starring Oscar winner Robert DeNiro and TWILIGHT heartthrob Robert Pattinson, was looking to Chicago ...

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Resolution's Team Scores Big at 48 Hour Fest
Resolution's Team Scores Big at 48 Hour Fest

The team from Resolution Productions Group won big at this year's 48 Hour Festival Chicago, nabbing five awards including Best Directing for their film, FACES. ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Dennis Ryan Answers Five Questions
Dennis Ryan Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running features, Dennis Ryan, chief creative officer at Olson answers Five Questions With Screen. SCREEN: What's your favorite ...

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Call Sheet
DeNiro Thriller a No Go in Chicago?  Update on IDOL'S EYE
DeNiro Thriller a No Go in Chicago? Update on IDOL'S EYE

Earlier this year, SCREEN received word that the feature IDOL'S EYE, starring Oscar winner Robert DeNiro and TWILIGHT heartthrob Robert Pattinson, was looking to Chicago ...

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Filmmaker Focus
IT FELT LIKE LOVE Producer Wagner
IT FELT LIKE LOVE Producer Wagner

IT FELT LIKE LOVE was a critic's pick and Sundance hit for producer Laura Wagner. SCREEN's Mike McNamara caught up with Ms. Wagner for this ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas
Only In Texas

LINKLATER’S THAT’S WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT IN PRE-PRODUCTION: The highly anticipated sequel (of sorts) to Richard Linklater’s famed 1993 cult hit DAZED AND CONFUSED is ...

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BROADCASTING BURRELL: Jonathan Ashley first worked with Tom Burrell, a hugely successful Chicago advertising executive, on a freelance project while he attended Howard University. Several ...

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Street Legal
Employee v. Independent Contractor: Why It Matters
Employee v. Independent Contractor: Why It Matters

“When I first started out, I didn’t know anything about copyright and I was working as an employee in a full-time position without a contract,” ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Same Message Politics
Same Message Politics

Once again it is election time. Both candidates for Governor are sending the same generic message out to the public. “We Need To Get Illinois ...

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Trailer Park
HOGTOWN Debuts at Black Harvest Film Festival
HOGTOWN Debuts at Black Harvest Film Festival

The Black Harvest Film Festival is underway and coming up tonight and Monday is Daniel Nearing’s new film HOGTOWN, the second in a trilogy begun ...

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On The Move
Yessian Adds Gold To West Coast Operation
Yessian Adds Gold To West Coast Operation

Yessian Music, the global music and sound design house, has added David Gold as executive producer of West Coast operations, the company announced. Gold will ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: HAPPY CHRISTMAS at Midwest Independent Film Festival
PHOTO BOOTH: HAPPY CHRISTMAS at Midwest Independent Film Festival

The tenth anniversary season of First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival hosted a screening of the Sundance hit HAPPY CHRISTMAS at Landmark's Century ...

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