In The Spotlight

FCB's New Work For Iconic Radio Flyer

For almost 100 years, kids have used their creativity to take them on new adventures, explore new spaces and make believe. Radio Flyers help fuel that imagination. Here’s a charming little spot for the Chicago company from Chicago's FCB for ...

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HEADLINES

Midwest Independent Film Festival Premieres Chicago Comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY
Midwest Independent Film Festival Premieres Chicago Comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will present the Chicago Premiere of the comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY on Tuesday, June 7th at ...

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Bridges Media, 11 Dollar Bill create live-action smartphone scavenger hunt
Bridges Media, 11 Dollar Bill create live-action smartphone scavenger hunt

Best Western, in partnership with the Disney Channel, has a top-secret spy mission that can fit in the palm of your hand. Covert operations and ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
And the AICE Award Winners Are...
And the AICE Award Winners Are...

A sell-out crowd packed the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier Thursday night to honor the best editorial work in the country for the 15th Annual ...

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Call Sheet
Fox Passes on ZOOBIQUITY Pilot
Fox Passes on ZOOBIQUITY Pilot

Famous song lyrics tell us that two out of three ain’t bad. Today, I’d say it’s fair for us to agree. The third Fox pilot ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Free Spirit's FOCUS Awards Thursday, Alum Answers Five Questions
Free Spirit's FOCUS Awards Thursday, Alum Answers Five Questions

Free Spirit Media will host its annual FOCUS fundraiser on Thursday and we thought it was a good opportunity to ask one of the program's ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Christine Dudley
Beyond the Spot: Christine Dudley

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Christine Dudley, director of the Illinois Film Office, talks about growing up with the creative arts and ...

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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
James Beard Win for Minnesota Doc
James Beard Win for Minnesota Doc

The winners of the 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards for Books, Broadcast, and Journalism were just announced in New York City, and Minnesota filmmaker Jesse ...

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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
Optimus Promotes Jonah Mueller, Emma Jubinski
Optimus Promotes Jonah Mueller, Emma Jubinski

One at Optimus, the production arm of Optimus, has promoted Jonah Mueller to executive producer and Emma Jubinski to producer. Most recently, Mueller and Jubinski ...

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Trailer Park
Chicago Comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY Premieres Tuesday June 7th
Chicago Comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY Premieres Tuesday June 7th

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will present the Chicago Premiere of the comedy MY FRIEND'S RUBBER DUCKY on Tuesday, June 7th at ...

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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
Ten Little Indians
Ten Little Indians

It's no mystery that this year's Republican Caucus might well have had Donald Trump subconsciously taking a plot from Agatha Christie's book, Ten Little Indians. ...

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