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DRIFTING Marries Sound Design, Animation For Awards
DRIFTING Marries Sound Design, Animation For Awards

Joel Benjamin started the animation project that became DRIFTING because he couldn't sleep. The animated short has gone on to nab a silver plaque in ...

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AICE Issues Statement On In-House Post
AICE Issues Statement On In-House Post

The Association of Independent Creative Editors (AICE) has decided to shine a spotlight on in-house post production at agencies and contend that, while it's touted ...

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DGA To Close Chicago Office
DGA To Close Chicago Office

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has decided to close its Chicago office, according to a message sent by the organization’s president, Paris Barclay, to ...

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FCB Chicago Nabs Nestle
FCB Chicago Nabs Nestle

FCB Chicago has apparently landed a corporate brand assignment for Nestle following a review by the company, though no one could be reached to confirm ...

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Kathryn Hempel’s Amazing 2013 – Now on Display at 515 N. State St.
Kathryn Hempel’s Amazing 2013 – Now on Display at 515 N. State St.

From the intersection of State Street and Grand Avenue in Chicago passersby can clearly see a large and diverse collection of art decorating the lobby ...

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Resolution's Team Scores Big at 48 Hour Fest
Resolution's Team Scores Big at 48 Hour Fest

The team from Resolution Productions Group won big at this year's 48 Hour Festival Chicago, nabbing five awards including Best Directing for their film, FACES. ...

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Optimus, Craig Leffel Part Ways
Optimus, Craig Leffel Part Ways

Craig Leffel, a partner at Optimus and head of their production arm, ONE at Optimus, has amicably parted ways with the company, Tom Duff, its ...

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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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