Category: Chicago & Midwestern Film News
New Web Series Our Cultural Center is casting Chicago area actors! Open Casting Call: Tue Aug 13 & 20 1 – 4 pm 2000 W Fulton – Chicago The series revolves around the founder of Our Cultural Center, Victoria, who just lost her primary funder. When her funder died, she reluctantly partnered with her ex-husband Randall [...]
Mumblecore is a subgenre of independent film that is characterized by low budget production values, amateur actors, and heavily focused on naturalistic dialog. Mumblecore film signifies a shift in how movies can be made. The term mumblecore was coined by Andrew Bujalski, who is considered the godfather of the movement. The subgenre’s roots are grounded in DIY spirit [...]
Chicago Filmmakers, the presenting organization of Reeling, announced the dates for its 31st film festival after its 2012 hiatus. Reeling, the world’s second oldest LGBT film festival, will be held November 7-14, 2013 and will release a call for submissions later this week. Additionally, Reeling has announced new staff – Richard Knight, Jr. as Program Director [...]
Good Pitch Chicago has the potential to put Chicago on the map as a civically-minded, filmmaking epicenter – as it should be.
A very limited number of CIMMfest Early-Bird Passes available at a deep-discount. Get them while they last!
Finally finished, Consuming Spirits is now receiving rave reviews and prestigious awards from around the country.
The PFFA is a showcase of some of the best filmmaking in the world, no matter what language you speak.
Many of the winners will be showcased during the Festival’s Best of the Fest program, Wednesday, October 24 at the AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois St.). The Festival runs until Thursday October 25 when Closing Night film FLIGHT, directed by Chicago-born filmmaker Robert Zemeckis and starring Denzel Washington, receives its Chicago Premiere.