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  • Cascio’s ‘A Tribute to Valor’ honors Pearl Harbor vets
    on December 6, 2019

    Eight years ago, Paolo Cascio began searching for the final survivors who were aboard the USS Arizona during Pearl Harbor to say thank you and honor their heroism through his art, which will be commemorated in the 2021 coffee table book, A Tribute To Valor. The quest marked the beginning of a […]

  • Biscuit stars in new spot by EP+Co and Quriosity
    on December 6, 2019

    Quriosity Productions captured the beauty of breakfast in a new commercial for Bojangles restaurant by EP+Co. Directed by Mike Maes, the 30-second Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit is one of several TV and online spots designed to create a new look for the legendary franchise. The work is part of a […]

  • Tom Joyner retires with world’s largest day party
    on December 6, 2019

    95.1 FM Clubsteppin Chicago is throwing The World’s Largest Day Party honoring Radio Legend “The Fly Jock” Tom Joyner, on December 07, 2019, 11am – 4pm at Chicago State University’s Jacoby Dickens Athletic Center 9501 South King Drive-Chicago, Illinois. Ironically, the […]

  • AbelsonTaylor promotes Amer Ghafari to VP – Info Tech
    on December 6, 2019

    AbelsonTaylor, one of the world’s premier health and wellness advertising agencies, has promoted Amer Ghafari to vice president, director of information technology. Ghafari’s current focus is completing a state-of-the-art IT facility in AbelsonTaylor’s expanded new headquarters in […]

  • Ogilvy helps CDW launch ‘Modern Modernization Today’
    on December 5, 2019

    From Silicon Valley to business media to our culture at-large, talk of the latest trend or the next big thing often results in a lot of fluff and little substance. For people who work in information technology, the pressure to be “future-facing” can be especially intense. Tech solutions […]

  • Pigeon Roost signs directors Jake Brusha and Julie
    on December 5, 2019

    Chicago-based entertainment and branded media company Pigeon Roost has signed Jake Brusha and Julie to its directorial roster. Brusha and Julie will work on commercials and branded content for the company, which boasts offices in Memphis, Los Angeles, and Athens, Greece in addition to its original […]

  • Leo Burnett Chicago names Aki Spicer CSO
    on December 5, 2019

    Leo Burnett Chicago today named Aki Spicer to the role of chief strategy officer. Elevated from the role of EVP and Global Strategy Lead, Spicer begins in his new role immediately and will report to Andrew Swinand, Leo Burnett Group CEO. “Aki is a rare thinker who’s steeped in the […]

  • McDonald’s teams up with DJ Shawn Wasabi
    on December 4, 2019

    Wildly popular DJ Shawn Wasabi takes a break from a gig to fuel up on some McDonald’s in a new spot showcasing the restaurant’s Bacon BBQ Burger and Snickerdoodle McFlurry. Released yesterday, The new Bacon BBQ Burger and Snickerdoodle McFlurry begins and ends with the green-haired […]

  • Havas Chicago names Nicole Laughlin President & CCO
    on December 4, 2019

    With a steadfast commitment to building meaningful American brands through craft and culture, Havas Chicago has hired marketing executive Nicole Laughlin as president of the creative agency. Coming most recently from Facebook, where she led global marketing solutions, Laughlin brings a modern […]

  • Daily Planet ‘Give A Shi*t’ popup Dec. 5-6
    on December 4, 2019

    For the last five years, Daily Planet Productions has teamed with StreetWise and 20 local artists to make hand-screened designer t-shirts and other merchandise for an annual campaign called Give A Shi*t. Give A Shi*t donates 100% of its profits to StreetWise, which has received more than $100,000 […]

  • NEH Media Projects Production Grant
    on December 3, 2019

    National Endowment for the Humanities Media Production Grant Deadline 01-08-2020 The Media Projects: Production Grants program supports the production and distribution of radio, podcast, television, and long-form documentary film projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in […]

  • December 2019 MFA e-News
    on December 2, 2019

    News and updates about all things film in Maine. IN THIS EDITION: Upcoming MFA Workshops & Events Maine Film News Upcoming Screenings & Festivals Deadlines & Opportunities MFA Updates UPCOMING MFA EVENTS DECEMBER 5: MFA Happy Hour at SoPoCoWorksJoin Maine Film Association members, Maine […]

  • DC – Volunteers needed for Virginia Production Alliance booth at video show – Dec 4-5
    on December 2, 2019

    Volunteers are needed to help with the Virginia Production Alliance booth at “The Video Show” in NEXT week. ( https://www.thevideoshow.com/begin/339181?code=VIRGINIAPRODUCTIONALLIANCE )   If you’d like to volunteer for a few hours or the whole day, let me know: […]

  • List your property or business
    on December 2, 2019

    Production companies contact the Maine Film Office year-round about filming in Maine.  Residents and businesses that are available to support filmmaking in Maine are encouraged to create free listings in both the Locations Library and the Production Guide. If you’d like a production […]

  • Fairfax – VPA Holiday Party & production Mixer – Dec 13 – free/$5
    on November 22, 2019

    PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MIXER / HOLIDAY / CHRISTMAS PARTY   Friday, DECEMBER 13, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM LOCATION:  THUNDERSHOT STUDIOS in FAIRFAX, VA   Eat! Drink! CELEBRATE!  And enjoy some networking with your friends In the film industry to […]

  • Middle School Children and Adults Needed as Extras
    on December 6, 2019

    Middle school-age children are needed for extras Saturday, December 7, and adults are needed as extras Sunday, December 8, for the short film “Code Red”. This will be a great learning experience for any young actor/filmmaker that is interested in learning what happens on a set. The crew […]

  • CrashLanded
    on December 5, 2019

    CrashLanded is an annual event that strives to promote the arts and sciences through entertainment by providing a platform for Filmmakers, Writers, Artists and Scientists to speak and exchange ideas. This three-day spring event taking place March 5-8, 2020, will bring together experts and […]

  • Multiple Extras Needed for Film THIRTEEN MINUTES
    on December 5, 2019

    More extras have been announced for the major feature film THIRTEEN MINUTES, that is beginning to wind down production in Oklahoma. Filming is in the El Reno, OK area. Filming is in the daytime hours so some extras should expect a very early morning call time. THIRTEEN MINUTES is about four […]

  • Final Extras Announced for WHAT JOSIAH SAW
    on December 5, 2019

    The final extras have been announced for the feature film WHAT JOSIAH SAW, now filming in Oklahoma. Filming is in the Chickasha and near the Arbuckle mountains. WHAT JOSIAH SAW is a suspenseful drama about a family with buried secrets who reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their […]

  • Concord celebrates release of new ‘Little Women’ movie
    on December 5, 2019

    With the new "Little Women" movie set to be released on Christmas Day, Concord is preparing for a weeklong celebration of Louisa May Alcott, her classic book, and the new film. Continue reading →

  • Feature Film “A Thousand Little Cuts” Now Filming in Oklahoma
    on December 3, 2019

    Spitfire Films, Filmstreet Productions and RcR Cinema, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), are pleased to announce the filming of “A Thousand Little Cuts”. The film began principal photography in Guthrie on November 20, 2019, and will wrap before the end of the […]

  • Feature Film “Thirteen Minutes” Begins Production in Oklahoma
    on December 3, 2019

    IP Thirteen Minutes, Inc., in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is pleased to announce the start of production of the feature film “Thirteen Minutes”. Principal photography began in November with Oklahoma City, El Reno and Minco serving as primary locations. […]

  • Oklahoma City University High School Film Festival
    on December 3, 2019

    Celebrating the work of young filmmakers, the High School Film Festival hosted by Oklahoma City University invites high school students to submit their best work in narrative, documentary, animation, or experimental filmmaking. Selected films will be screened at the newly restored Rodeo Cinema in […]

  • Provincetown Film Society presents Different From The Others (DFTO) at the Strand Theater in Dorchester – Dec 5 – Thursday
    on December 3, 2019

    After a successful sold-out screening at the Provincetown Film Festival, and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the earliest surviving film about LGBTQ people, Provincetown Film Society presents DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS, with a special live accompaniment. Continue reading →

  • Jazz in June
    on December 3, 2019

    The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and Jazz in June announce an open call for a jazz/jazz-influenced musician/band to open the final evening of the 2020 Jazz In June festival. The performance will take place on the Gazebo Stage at Andrews Park, in Norman, on Saturday, June 20, 2020, […]

  • Open Call for Jazz/Jazz-Influenced Musicians
    on December 3, 2019

    The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and Jazz in June announce an open call for a jazz/jazz-influenced musician/band to open the final evening of the 2020 Jazz In June festival. The performance will take place on the Gazebo Stage at Andrews Park, in Norman, on Saturday, June 20, 2020, […]

  • Multiple Extras Needed for Film THIRTEEN MINUTES
    on December 2, 2019

    Several extras are needed next week for the major feature film THIRTEEN MINUTES. Some extras will be needed for repeated days. Filming is in the El Reno, OK area. Filming is in the daytime hours so some extras should expect an early morning call time. THIRTEEN MINUTES is about four families in a […]

  • Tetsuki Ijichi’s Challenge
    on November 27, 2019

    Tetsuki Ijichi (in red jacket above), born in Kyoto, Japan, is a filmmaker, producer, writer and film distributor.  He moved to Philadelphia five years ago having migrated from New Mexico and California. Through his new venture Rain Trail Pictures and the film distribution company, Tidepoint […]

  • Next Level: Samskara
    on November 22, 2019
  • Ashland Independent Film Festival – Jobs
    on November 21, 2019

    Title Job: Ashland Independent Film Festival - Jobs Categories General Job Postings Location Ashland Job Information AIFF has posted several job openings - including Production Manager, Communications Coordinator and Bookkeeper. Find out more here.

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