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Daily Planet Breaks New Ground
Daily Planet Breaks New Ground

Daily Planet yesterday unveiled a new video yesterday extoling the virtures of their latest initiative, going vegan. It was, of course, a joke, but President ...

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Chicago Comedy Wins $70K Project Greenlight Contest
Chicago Comedy Wins $70K Project Greenlight Contest

Project Greenlight Digital Studios and crowdfunding site Tongal have announced the winner of their Next Great Animated Series Contest and standing in the victor's circle ...

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Cannes Duo Leads Panel Tonight at Midwest Independent Film Festival
Cannes Duo Leads Panel Tonight at Midwest Independent Film Festival

Writer-director Anahita Ghazvinizadeh and producer Zoe Sua Cho are set to premiere their feature THEY at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival this month. But ...

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RADAR Director Fischer Premieres First Web Series
RADAR Director Fischer Premieres First Web Series

A new web series from RADAR Studios Director Neal E. Fischer is set to debut this Friday. Written and directed by the Chicago-based Fischer, #WhoKilledHeather ...

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AICE Awards Finalists Announced
AICE Awards Finalists Announced

Cutters Studios, Earhole Studios and Yessian Music were among the Midwestern companies to be named finalists for the 2017 AICE Awards. Cutters' companies received a ...

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Cannes Selects Chicago-Made Feature
Cannes Selects Chicago-Made Feature

The Cannes Film Festival turns 70 this year, and in this anniversary edition, with star-driven films featuring Nicole Kidman, Adam Sandler, and Julianne Moore commandeering ...

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New Illinois Tourism Spots from Optimus Directing Team
New Illinois Tourism Spots from Optimus Directing Team

One at Optimus Directors Mark Pallman and Amanda Speva recently teamed with J. Walter Thompson to produce a series of spots for the Illinois Office ...

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PATRIOT Renewed for Season Two... But Where Will It Shoot?
PATRIOT Renewed for Season Two... But Where Will It Shoot?

Amazon has renewed its genre-bending spy drama Patriot for Season Two, guaranteeing the further adventures of creator-writer-director Steven Conrad’s Tavner family. The pickup follows the ...

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