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Chicago Lands Lucas Museum
Chicago Lands Lucas Museum

Big news for Chicago yesterday with the announcement that the city will be the home of a museum to house legendary Filmmaker George Lucas' collection ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
Vitamin’s Lauryn Grimando Answers Five Questions
Vitamin’s Lauryn Grimando Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, Lauryn Grimando, producer at Vitamin answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your favorite day of ...

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Call Sheet
The Call Sheet
The Call Sheet

THE PARTY CONTINUES: Stephen Cone’s latest feature HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY heads into its final six days of shooting this week. The drama stars a ...

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Filmmaker Focus
THE SUMMIT Screenwriter Mark Monroe
THE SUMMIT Screenwriter Mark Monroe

The New York Times calls THE SUMMIT "a pulse-pounding success." This Sundance jury winner (now on VOD) reveals the unfolding mystery of how eleven climbers ...

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Only in Texas
BOYHOOD, ROOSTER TEETH Breaking Records
BOYHOOD, ROOSTER TEETH Breaking Records

LINKLATER’S BOYHOOD OPENS TO IMPRESSIVE BOX OFFICE NUMBERS AND DELIGHTS CRITICS: Richard Linklater’s “12-years-in-the-making” film BOYHOOD opened last weekend to record numbers within the indie ...

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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
The Sole Proprietor Complex: DBA v. Exorbitant Filing Fees
The Sole Proprietor Complex: DBA v. Exorbitant Filing Fees

If you are a producer or freelance artist working under a DBA without the protection of a business entity, stop. I’m getting nervous for you, ...

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Adventures in Advertising
The Summer Movies of 2014
The Summer Movies of 2014

I usually look forward to going to the movies during the summer. But movie previews start previewing so early, it doesn’t take a genius to ...

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Trailer Park
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Opens July 25th
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Opens July 25th

The latest from Joe Swanberg, HAPPY CHRISTMAS, was filmed in Chicago's Lincoln Square and features the accomplished cast of Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber ...

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On The Move
Dan Hammond Joins CINEVERSE
Dan Hammond Joins CINEVERSE

Dan Hammond has joined the CINEVERSE film and digital camera rental group and will be based at the CINEVERSE - Los Angeles in Glendale. “We ...

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Photo Booth
PHOTO BOOTH: Comma Streetfest
PHOTO BOOTH: Comma Streetfest

Comma, Particle and Onda hosted their annual Streetfest in downtown Chicago last Thursday evening and it drew its regular overflow crowd of creative industry pros ...

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