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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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One More Chicago Film to Sundance
One More Chicago Film to Sundance

Sundance has selected yet another Chicago production for its 2015 program. The narrative short film A MILLION MILES AWAY from Chicago filmmaker/Ohio native Jennifer Reeder ...

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Sundance Selects Swanberg Indie
Sundance Selects Swanberg Indie

Swanberg is back at Sundance. But this time it's Joe's wife Kris that is in the director's chair. Her feature UNEXPECTED will make its world ...

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