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Beyond the Spot: Jack C. Newell
Beyond the Spot: Jack C. Newell

In the latest installment of our popular feature, Jack C. Newell, director/artist/educator and a man that defies description, talks about what drew him into filmmaking ...

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Debut Feature from mcgarrybowen's Ned Crowley to Screen at CIFF
Debut Feature from mcgarrybowen's Ned Crowley to Screen at CIFF

The Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) recently announced that MIDDLE MAN, the debut feature from Chicago-based writer-director Ned Crowley, will screen as an official selection ...

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Bridget Carmody BAM Studios New Executive Producer
Bridget Carmody BAM Studios New Executive Producer

Chicago-based BAM Studios has named Bridget Carmody as their new executive producer, the company announced this week. Carmody recently relocated to Chicago from Los Angeles ...

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Illinois TV Production Sets Record
Illinois TV Production Sets Record

With hit shows like CHICAGO FIRE and EMPIRE, it's no wonder that Illinois production has set another record: together with film and advertising it generated ...

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Comedy Director Joe Schaak Joins STORY
Comedy Director Joe Schaak Joins STORY

STORY has signed award-winning comedy director Joe Schaak for exclusive representation. Schaak, whose work has been short-listed at Cannes and included in the permanent collection ...

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Daily Planet Raises Over $5K For 'Walking Dude'
Daily Planet Raises Over $5K For 'Walking Dude'

The elusive and mysterious Chicago character known as the "Walking Dude" became a little less mysterious following an incident earlier this summer when he was ...

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Call Sheet: Bateman, Linney, Silverstone, Macy and More
Call Sheet: Bateman, Linney, Silverstone, Macy and More

There are plenty of television shows and stars running around Chicago this week, keeping the city the busiest it's ever been. Here are some highlights...

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Watch a VO Session Go Wrong
Watch a VO Session Go Wrong

Thinking of going into advertising? Actor/Writer/Director Tim Mason and Optimus put together a short film to pull back the curtain on one simple voice over ...

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