Apr 27, 2018
Larry Ziegelman's funny poke at geek culture will be one of several short films and web series screening at the May 1st Midwest Independent Film Festival 2018 Comedy Shorts Nigh...
Apr 27, 2018
Cow Lamp Films will continue to earn its keep as the Midwest’s only distributor of independent films on Saturday afternoon at the Chicago Independent Film (+TV) Festival (CIFF...
Apr 26, 2018
The upcoming 2018 Windy City Horrorama is already on the radar of thrill seekers, horror lovers, and DIY-film enthusiasts.
However, international-film lovers should pay atte...
Apr 25, 2018
CUFF adds second screening of "Industrial Accident," the opening night film about Wax Trax! Records that sold out hours after going on sale
After selling out the initioal ope...
Apr 24, 2018
Gene Siskel Film Center introduces first-ever production grants to commission new short work in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Black Harvest Film Festival
Apr 20, 2018
Jennifer A. Goodman (also known as Jennifer Karum) wrote and co-directed with Jessica Hebda Lawson a short film called The Nest.
This 20-minute short is intended to be a con...
Apr 20, 2018
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, the documentary co-directed by Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn, won a Peabody Award for PBS' American Masters on April 17.
The film about the Am...
Apr 12, 2018
Cubicle Creepshow is a web series that makes fun of modern corporate culture with a cast of dolls who occasionally turn into monsters. Set in an office full of self-absorbed, un...
Apr 9, 2018
The Year Between, a project written by Chicago filmmaker and comedian Alex Heller in development with Full Spectrum Features, will compete in AT&T Presents: Untold Stories, a li...
Apr 1, 2018
Last weekend's 2018 Women of the Now Anniversary Showcase inspired every emotion that people want from the movies while weaving a thread of feminism into an enjoyable afternoon ...
Mar 27, 2018
The Midwest Independent Film Festival announced that April's First Tuesday will be a celebration of sorts for Chicago's own Kartemquin Films with a special double feature showca...
Mar 26, 2018
“Hapless” arrives on the web
Hapless, a six-episode web series shot and set in Chicago, is available for streaming on Amazon and Vimeo.
Created and directed by Agron ...
Mar 22, 2018
a growing urgent
Chicago director Ky Dickens earned a lot of trust from the people she ...
Mar 20, 2018
"antagonists are not
totally bad" and
"people in Hollywood
Six young filmmakers presented movie concept...
Mar 16, 2018
Independent filmmaker, and skateboarding enthusiast, Arthur Swidzinski, brings us the most unconventional road trip we’ll ever see in the documentary, Shred America.