In The Spotlight

Frozen Coffee

Two humorous new web films for Intel from advertising agency Cutwater and Cap Gun Collective director Matt Miller have recently debuted on the brand's YouTube channel. Entitled "Frozen Coffee" (1:16) and "The Monotaskers" (1:25), both comedic shorts are set in ...

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HEADLINES

Thousands Coming to Cutters Studios Bloodbath Tomorrow
Thousands Coming to Cutters Studios Bloodbath Tomorrow

The Cutters Bloodbath is set for tomorrow night and thousands of members of the Chicago-area creative community are going to descend on the Bottom Lounge. ...

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DRIFTING Marries Sound Design, Animation For Awards
DRIFTING Marries Sound Design, Animation For Awards

Joel Benjamin started the animation project that became DRIFTING because he couldn't sleep. The animated short has gone on to nab a silver plaque in ...

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DRIFTING Marries Sound Design, Animation For Awards
DRIFTING Marries Sound Design, Animation For Awards

Joel Benjamin started the animation project that became DRIFTING because he couldn't sleep. The animated short has gone on to nab a silver plaque in ...

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Call Sheet
The Call Sheet
The Call Sheet

GET YOUR THRILLS: The feature film THRILL RIDE is set to shoot this November in Chicago. An adventure film, THRILL RIDE centers around a group ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Jeff Drooger Answers Five Questions
Jeff Drooger Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Jeff Drooger, VP Executive Producer at Energy BBDO answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your ...

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Beyond The Spot
Erin Sarofsky: Beyond the Spot
Erin Sarofsky: Beyond the Spot

Melissa interviews Erin Sarofsky, Founder and Executive Creative Director of Sarofsky, a production company specializing in visual effects and design for entertainment and advertising. Erin ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Filmmaker Focus: Slamdance hit MEET MY RAPIST
Filmmaker Focus: Slamdance hit MEET MY RAPIST

Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler had a hit out at Slamdance earlier this year with her dark comedy MEET MY RAPIST. SCREEN's Mike McNamara met up with ...

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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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Loading Doc
Loading Doc
Loading Doc

The big news in the Midwest documentary world is the upcoming premiere of THE SCHOOL PROJECT, a collaboration between Free Spirit Media, Kartemquin Films, Kindling ...

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Street Legal
BATMAN VS... EXTRA? Why You Need to Take the NDA Seriously
BATMAN VS... EXTRA? Why You Need to Take the NDA Seriously

Last week, a background extra from the upcoming Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice leaked details of a female Robin character to a Michigan news ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Political Trick or Treat
Political Trick or Treat

Halloween is a perfect time to trick or treat with voters. In the election for the Governor of Illinois there were be a lot of ...

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On The Move
Thornley To Head Business Development for STORY, Accomplice
Thornley To Head Business Development for STORY, Accomplice

Melissa Thornley has been named to a new position as head of new business development for the Midwest markets for commericial production companies STORY and ...

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Trailer Park
Chicago Premiere of CREATIVE WRITING Tonight At Siskel
Chicago Premiere of CREATIVE WRITING Tonight At Siskel

The Chicago premiere of local director Seth McClellan's CREATIVE WRITING is tonight at the Siskel Film Center. The film is about a community college class ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: ARU-Animaticmedia Party
PHOTO BOOTH: ARU-Animaticmedia Party

Now sharing space, long-time audio house ARU and Animaticmedia held an opening party last Thursday evening at their office, 625 N. Michigan. The two companies ...

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