Lightswitch Video wins first Emmy Award for Mardi Gras project

Lightswitch Video, a Chicago-based video production company, won a Suncoast Regional Emmy Award on December 10 for their work on Mardi Gras for All Y’all, a project created in partnership with The Advocate in New Orleans. The segment, titled Planning Your Perfect Mardi Gras, was nominated in the Informational/Instructional – Short-Form Content category. “A big … Continue reading “Lightswitch Video wins first Emmy Award for Mardi Gras project”

Lightswitch Video launches $5000 grant for Chicago filmmakers

Lightswitch Video, a Chicago-based video production company, launched The Full STEM Ahead Filmmaker’s Initiative. The first-year initiative is designed to encourage STEM education and careers in STEM, and to also cultivate the careers of the filmmakers of tomorrow in the process.  One grant recipient (ages 15-25) will receive a $5,000.00 grant to produce a short-form … Continue reading “Lightswitch Video launches $5000 grant for Chicago filmmakers”

Reel Chicago is back and I need a vacation

We’re back! I wish I could say we enjoyed some time off but dealing with the surreal nightmare of a malicious malware attack that brought down our Reel Chicago website and damaged Reel 360 was worse than dreaming that it’s Christmas day and I forgot to buy Christmas gifts. I don’t like dwelling on the … Continue reading “Reel Chicago is back and I need a vacation”