Filmmaker Focus

Starz Series POWER Star Omari Hardwick
Starz Series POWER Star Omari Hardwick

You know Omari Hardwick as the star of the Starz series POWER, which premieres its second season this weekend. Before Omari landed in the national ...

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STAR TREK Legend Jonathan Frakes
STAR TREK Legend Jonathan Frakes

STAR TREK fans, we're about to make your week. SCREEN's Mike McNamara tracked down the legendary Jonathan Frakes, better known as Commander William T. Riker ...

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Three Star Michelin Chef Curtis Duffy Talks About SXSW Hit FOR GRACE
Three Star Michelin Chef Curtis Duffy Talks About SXSW Hit FOR GRACE

There are only twelve three star Michelin restaurants in the country, and Grace, in Chicago's West Loop, is one of em. The documentary FOR GRACE ...

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Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton

One of the great animators of our time, two-time Academy Award Nominee Bill Plympton, met up with SCREEN's Mike McNamara for this week's Filmmaker Focus. ...

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X-MEN Executive Producer and Co-Writer Tom DeSanto

"Hugh Jackman had submitted on old school VHS tape from London with a full man-perm because he was playing Curly in OKLAHOMA on the West ...

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A Pornumentary? Meet the Director of DANLAND

A pornumentary? If there is such a thing, this Slamdance hit is it. SCREEN's Mike McNamara met up with director Alexandra Berger out at Slamdance ...

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DEAR WHITE PEOPLE Director and Sundance Winner Justin Simien

"Justin Simien’s first feature film DEAR WHITE PEOPLE... is as smart and fearless a debut as I have seen from an American filmmaker in quite ...

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Director Hunter Adams Previews His Film DIG TWO GRAVES

First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival will host the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of DIG TWO GRAVES at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on ...

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