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Help Chicago Students Take Their Film To Festivals
Help Chicago Students Take Their Film To Festivals

For the last ten years, Chicago Filmmaker John Mossman has run a six-week program that connects students from the city’s high schools with creative professionals ...

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Five Questions With SCREEN
David Axelbaum Answers Five Questions
David Axelbaum Answers Five Questions

In the latest installment of our regular running feature, David Axelbaum, owner of Chicago's Airstream Audio, answers Five Questions With SCREEN. SCREEN: What's your most-played ...

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Call Sheet
SHAMELESS Goes for Emmy Tonight, Shoots This Week
SHAMELESS Goes for Emmy Tonight, Shoots This Week

It's a busy week for SHAMELESS. First things first, Chicago natives William H. Macy and Joan Cusack go for the series' first Emmy tonight, with ...

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Filmmaker Focus
Jordana Spiro Talks SKIN
Jordana Spiro Talks SKIN

Jordana Spiro is best known for starring in the popular series MY BOYS as well as the current hit THE GOOD WIFE and the Chicago-shot ...

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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
Employee v. Independent Contractor: Why It Matters
Employee v. Independent Contractor: Why It Matters

“When I first started out, I didn’t know anything about copyright and I was working as an employee in a full-time position without a contract,” ...

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Adventures in Advertising
The Remarkable Mr. Cherry
The Remarkable Mr. Cherry

I struggled my first year in High School. But the second year I really buckled down due to a single teacher, the Remarkable Mr. Cherry. ...

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Trailer Park
HOGTOWN Debuts at Black Harvest Film Festival
HOGTOWN Debuts at Black Harvest Film Festival

The Black Harvest Film Festival is underway and coming up tonight and Monday is Daniel Nearing’s new film HOGTOWN, the second in a trilogy begun ...

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On The Move
One at Optimus Signs Three New Directors to Roster
One at Optimus Signs Three New Directors to Roster

One at Optimus, the live-action production arm of production and post house Optimus, has added three new directors to its roster. Award-winning Directors Danny J. ...

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Photo Booth
Photo Booth: Midwest Independent Film Festival
Photo Booth: Midwest Independent Film Festival

For today's PHOTO BOOTH, check out photos from the Chicago Premiere of THE STARFISH THROWERS. There was another capacity crowd on Tuesday August 5 at ...

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