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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
Julie Koellner Answers Five Questions
Julie Koellner Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular-running feature, Julie Koellner, executive producer at Fast Cuts in Dallas answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your ...

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Call Sheet
Stephen Cone's PARTY Shoots This Month
Stephen Cone's PARTY Shoots This Month

Amid all the street festivals and summer festivities, there’s another party starting up next week. HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY, the latest feature from Chicago writer-director ...

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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
LIFE ITSELF in Theaters
LIFE ITSELF in Theaters

Acclaimed director Steve James (HOOP DREAMS) along with executive producers Martin Scorsese, Gordon Quinn, Kat White, Justine Nagan, Mark Mitten and Steven Zaillian (MONEYBALL) present ...

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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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