In The Spotlight

Garage Band

Here's a new TV spot for Southwest Airlines, created by Austin-based agency GSD&M. The spot, called Garage Band, is all about a group of old high school buddies getting their band back together. These dudes may be middle-aged, corduroy-wearing, latte-sipping ...

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HEADLINES

Canon C300 Mark II Debuts in Chicago Tuesday
Canon C300 Mark II Debuts in Chicago Tuesday

When the Midwest Independent Film Festival presents its annual FEMALE FILMMAKERS NIGHT of Midwest-made short films directed by women this Tuesday, they'll be hosting another ...

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Former Doner Execs Team Up for Michigan Feature
Former Doner Execs Team Up for Michigan Feature

THE PICKLE RECIPE, a film created by former Detroit advertising executives and produced by West Bloomfield natives, has demonstrated the right formula to qualify for ...

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COLUMNS

Leading Off
C-K's Angry PiCKles Reign at Battle for Hope 2015
C-K's Angry PiCKles Reign at Battle for Hope 2015

Bands representing six agencies engaged in an epic battle last night at the Cubby Bear. The prize: the title of “Best Agency Band.” Cramer-Krasselt’s Angry ...

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Call Sheet
Former Doner Execs Team Up for Michigan Feature
Former Doner Execs Team Up for Michigan Feature

THE PICKLE RECIPE, a film created by former Detroit advertising executives and produced by West Bloomfield natives, has demonstrated the right formula to qualify for ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Tyler Roth Answers Five Questions
Tyler Roth Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Tyler Roth, Senior Colorist with Company 3, answers Five Questions with SCREEN. SCREEN: Can you cook? ...

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Beyond The Spot
Beyond the Spot: Alex Pissios
Beyond the Spot: Alex Pissios

In the latest installment of our regular feature BEYOND THE SPOT, Alex Pissios, President of Cinespace Studios Chicago, talks about the power of the Chicago ...

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Filmmaker Focus
STAR TREK Legend Jonathan Frakes
STAR TREK Legend Jonathan Frakes

STAR TREK fans, we're about to make your week. SCREEN's Mike McNamara tracked down the legendary Jonathan Frakes, better known as Commander William T. Riker ...

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Only in Texas
Only In Texas: Pilots, Leftovers & Willie Nelson
Only In Texas: Pilots, Leftovers & Willie Nelson

HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS COMING TO AUSTIN FOR 2ND SEASON: Fans of the HBO series THE LEFTOVERS will see some different settings in its sophomore season, ...

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Loading Doc
Loading Doc
Loading Doc

ACCIDENTS WAITING TO HAPPEN Ohio native and former Chicagoan James Flynn has recently met his Kickstarter goal of $15,000 for completion funds toward his doc ...

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Street Legal
Street Legal
Street Legal

Free Lawyers, Free Resources, and Lots of Networking: How to Make the Most of Chicago’s Independent Film Community Lawyers are expensive, agents are picky, and ...

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Adventures in Advertising
Icons of Advertising
Icons of Advertising

May 8th was a great night for me. The Museum of Broadcast Communications opened a new exhibit to the public, A Salute to Advertising’s Greatest ...

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On The Move
STORY Adds Director Rich Michell
STORY Adds Director Rich Michell

Director/Director of Photography Rich Michell has joined STORY for national representation in advertising. A versatile talent, Michell combines storytelling skill with deep experience in product ...

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Trailer Park
ANIMALS Opens Nationwide
ANIMALS Opens Nationwide

The Chicago-made drama ANIMALS opens in theaters nationwide and VOD on Friday, May 15th, followed by a run at the Siskel Film Center starting Friday, ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: UNCLE JOHN Premiere at the Midwest Independent Film Festival
PHOTO BOOTH: UNCLE JOHN Premiere at the Midwest Independent Film Festival

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival presented the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of the SXSW 2015 drama UNCLE JOHN at Landmark's Century Centre ...

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