In The Spotlight

FCB Develops VR Experience For Jack Daniels

The Jack Daniel Distillery, in partnership with FCB/RED and The Mill, released this week a fully immersive 360-degree virtual reality experience that artfully displays the timeless craftsmanship of America's first registered distillery. This new technology transports fans of Jack Daniel’s ...

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HEADLINES

The Colonie’s Bob Ackerman Cuts Blue Point Brewing's Homage
The Colonie’s Bob Ackerman Cuts Blue Point Brewing's Homage

VSA Partners’ new media campaign for Blue Point Brewing Company taps the talents of The Colonie editor Bob Ackerman and his team for “Patchogue’s Got ...

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Hootenanny’s Liz Tate helms First Tennessee Bank campaign for HY Connect
Hootenanny’s Liz Tate helms First Tennessee Bank campaign for HY Connect

Hootenanny Editor Liz Tate and HY Connect have launched a new TV campaign for First Tennessee Bank. The 4-spot package directed by Mike Rowles highlights ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
Chicago Roaring at Cannes
Chicago Roaring at Cannes

As the week of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity comes to a close, Chicago has certainly been spotlighted as a top award-winning talent destination ...

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Call Sheet
Call Sheet: Ravens, Dogs and Other Creatures
Call Sheet: Ravens, Dogs and Other Creatures

GET TO THE POINT: Illinois-based Fatal Funnel Films just wrapped the short film thriller CELLAR DOOR, which will serve as a companion piece and precursor ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Daily Planet's Sara Wolfson Answers Five Questions
Daily Planet's Sara Wolfson Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Sara Wolfson, producer at Daily Planet, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? If so, ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Lewis Williams
Beyond the Spot: Lewis Williams

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Lewis Williams, chief creative officer at Burrell, talks about what drew him into advertising and what continues ...

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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 ...

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Loading Doc
Loading Doc: We Want Harold!
Loading Doc: We Want Harold!

WE WANT HAROLD! Director Anton Seals and producer Nicole Bernardi-Reis are in preproduction on a documentary about Harold Washington, Chicago’s first and only African-American mayor. ...

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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 ...

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On The Move
Mill Chicago adds Brian Smego as Executive Producer, Mill+
Mill Chicago adds Brian Smego as Executive Producer, Mill+

Brian Smego has joined The Mill in Chicago as Executive Producer for Mill+, its creative studio focused on originating, developing and directing content from concept ...

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Trailer Park
First Look: WHO GETS THE DOG?
First Look: WHO GETS THE DOG?

Alicia Silverstone and Ryan Kwanten star in the heartfelt romantic comedy WHO GETS THE DOG?, about what happens when puppy love goes to the dogs. ...

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Photo Booth
Photo Booth: The Mill Chicago's Grand Opening & Showcase
Photo Booth: The Mill Chicago's Grand Opening & Showcase

The Mill Chicago celebrated its move to the West Loop/Fulton Market area last week with a Grand Opening and Showcase of their new, expanded studio. ...

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Only in Texas
ONLY IN TEXAS: HBO, AMC Shooting Statewide
ONLY IN TEXAS: HBO, AMC Shooting Statewide

AMC’S TEXAS DRAMA “THE SON” TO SHOOT IN CENTRAL TEXAS: The AMC network has ordered the Texas drama straight to series for 10 episodes. Based ...

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Adventures in Advertising
An Observation
An Observation

My wife is good at dropping hints when she wants me to do something. She plans far ahead. In April she asked if I was ...

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