Chris Nichols of Wishbox Media wraps production on “Diacritical,” gears up for second feature

CHRIS NICHOLS of Wishbox Media is in postproduction on “Diacritical,” a feature about identity theft. Nichols wrote and directed, and is producing with Cyn Dulay (“Holla If You Hear Me”). DP is Marcin Marzick.

It stars Ben Dubash (“The Reaper”), Kris Desautels (“Lockout”), Amena White, Sam Duthoy, Rob Ramos, Hugh Fritz, Yens Luecke, Cyn Dulay and Alison Butkus.

Nichols is gearing up to direct “Exit,” written and produced by Ben Dubash. He is also in production on the documentary “Mediasian: The Asian Presence in Hollywood.”


FIVE INDIE FILMMAKERS were cited by Rob Elder in the Tribune to underscore the talented filmmakers working in Chicago.

Elder gave a high five to Steve Conrad (“The Weatherman,” “Quebec”), Malik Bader (“Street Thief”), Ytasha L.Womack (“My Phamily BBQ: The Engagement”), Bruce Terris (“Sick,” “Inferno”) and Steve Delahoyde (“RoboClones).

On the Watchlist: Rusty Nails (“Dead On:The Life and Work of George A. Romero”) and Will Slocombe (“Crime Fiction”).