Olwin lands first film role in an international feature

Life has been moving at jet speed for Chicago actor Ty Olwin. He was signed in mid-October for a leading role in French director Oliv

CAFM actors group hosts its 7th Holiday Party 12/14

Valuable raffle and silent auction prizes of winter weekend getaways at top hotels and tickets to major sports events will be part of the festivities at the 7th annual CAFM Holiday Hurrah Party

Cutters’ Rubin & Regan win AICE Camp K Grand Prizes

Corks are popping at Cutters and toasts are being made in honor of assistant editor David Rubin and assistant audio mixer Mike Regan who won two out of the three Grand Prizes at the 2015 AICE international Camp Kuleshov competition.

HMS Media’s musical PBS special and other Friday fare


Bulls & American Express team up on new video series

THE CHICAGO BULLS and American Express teamed up to produce the  “Home Court Advantage” se

Music Dealers’ turkey dinner a way of saying thanks

This evening, Nov. 19, 130 Chicago-based musicians whose work and travels often keep them from enjoying for a home cooked holiday dinner, are guests of Music Dealers’ 4th annual Harvest Potluck, where they can just relax and have a great time, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Escape Pod invites guests to hear Bob Hoffman speak

San Francisco adman Bob Hoffman whose “The Ad Contrarian” blog was named by Business Insider as one of the world’s most influential marketing and advertising blogs, is speaking in Chicago for the first time in his lengthy career.

Updating software tools a tedious but essential task

I am such a geek about hardware. Even many of my friends forget that without the accompanying software tools, it would be difficult to understand and implement the hardware needs in production or post that I talk about. Often, just keeping your software tools curr

Rise Interactive, Burnett win top workplace honors

Rise Interactive digital marketing agency was cited in two recent prestigious and enviable surveys as one of the best places to work — among all

Clinton campaign taps Burrell to target black voters

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has hired Burrell Communications to assist in focusing on African American voters, targeting their concerns and issues as Clinton moves forward towards the first primary and caucus tests.

EP Betsy Steinberg takes the helm of Kartemquin Films

On the eve of its 50th anniversary, Kartemquin Films is in the throes of many changes, one of the most significant being the appointment of Betsy Steinberg as its new executive director.

Wooden’s sci-fi indie wins AFM’s Pitch conference prize

Chicago producer/director Keaton Wooden’s sci-fi adventure, “Landers,” won the top prize at the Nov. 4-11 American Film Market in Santa Monica — th

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