Call Sheet

Slamdance Showcasing Midwest Filmmakers
Slamdance Showcasing Midwest Filmmakers

Greetings from Park City! With the Slamdance Film Festival wrapping up tomorrow night, I thought I'd give you a look at the outstanding Midwest filmmakers ...

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Michigan Film Office Director Departs
Michigan Film Office Director Departs

While 2015 is off to a solid start with television and feature films shooting throughout the Midwest, our community is losing yet another one of ...

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Midwest Filmmakers Shine at Sundance
Midwest Filmmakers Shine at Sundance

Greetings from Park City! As the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is in full swing following Thursday's opening night festivities, I thought it would be good ...

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Fox Renews EMPIRE After Just Two Episodes
Fox Renews EMPIRE After Just Two Episodes

How do you get renewed for a second season after just two episodes? 1. Set a ratings record for Fox in your first episode. 2. ...

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CHICAGO FIRE Spinoff Back On?
CHICAGO FIRE Spinoff Back On?

If the news of EMPIRE being renewed by Fox for a second season wasn’t enough for you, NBC has announced that the CHICAGO FIRE spinoff ...

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Steinberg Leaving IL Film Office
Steinberg Leaving IL Film Office

"No!" That was my well-crafted immediate reply when my friend and (much more importantly) the exceedingly dedicated director of the Illinois Film Office Betsy Steinberg ...

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EMPIRE Premieres Tonight
EMPIRE Premieres Tonight

The highly anticipated Chicago-made Fox series EMPIRE bows tonight with an ideal cast, ideal crew... and the ideal lead-in. The hip-hop centered family drama premieres ...

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Five More Projects for Michigan
Five More Projects for Michigan

LANSING – The Michigan Film Office announced that five projects – Mickey Matson and the Helm of Darkness, Destined, Preachers of Detroit, Tommy Battles the ...

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