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2013 24th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards Show

RosemontThe Chicago Film Critics Association presents their 2013 24th Annual Chicago Film Critics Awards Show (CFCA) hosted by Mark DeCarlo (voice of Jimmy Neutron) along with presenters Joe Piscopo and...

Chicago Digital Media Production Fund Is Accepting Proposals For Funding

  Independent filmmakers and digital media video makers in the Cook County area I am pleased to let you know that the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund is accepting proposals for funding. The...

A Beautiful Chicago Timelapse by Eric Hines

ChicagoBeing into films and photography I love it when I come across an artist that has the ability to show the beauty of something and I'll admit especially in film. I came across this video Cityscape...

What Is Your Major In Film School?

DowntownMost of the time when people think of someone who is going or has gone to film school they think director, filmmaker, cameraman (known as Director of Photography by the way) even actor or actress....

Filmmakers, Want to Work With SAG-AFTRA and Equity Actors?

River North  No you don't have to use 40 year old cousin Petey for you next low, okay, ultra low budget film to play the teen male and female lead characters. Though we do appreciate his willingness to be a...

"Au Pair, Kansas" a movie I hope you will see.

Au Pair, Kansas The really awesome movie that you may never see.                So I was at a bar drinking slushy pink drinks this past summer and this guy who was also doctor was talking to my...

The 9th Annual Chicago Filipino American Film Festival - November 2-4, 2012

Portage ParkThe 2012 Chicago Filipino American Film Festival (CFAFF) opens Friday night, November 2nd, with an opening ceremony at 7:00 pm and afterward the showing of Boundary, a feature length film directed by...

Chicago Movie Locations. At Lunch!

Working in the loop, let me tell you, has its perks.  Endless options for lunch, the thrill of working in a big city downtown, and of course the happy hour deals.  Another pleasant surprise for me...
The 48 Hour Film Project 2012

The Chicago 48 Hour Film Project 2012 - Up for a challenge?

Edgewater | UptownThe Chicago 48 Hour Film Project is happening the weekend of July 27th which gives you budding filmmakers or wannabe filmmakers, however you want to classify yourself, the chance to get in on making...

These two are feeling the love: Winners of our Love Never Dies contest

ChicagoCongratulations to Sylvia Davila and Arthur Mortega! They're the winners of our Love Never Dies contest. They'll each receive two passes to see the sequel to Phantom Of The Opera at its U.S. debut...

Love Never Dies - We Give It Away

ChicagoValentine's Day may have come and gone, but we know that Love Never Dies. At least not when Andrew Lloyd Weber is involved!The sequel to Phantom of the Opera is making its U.S. debut next week. Just...

And the Oscar Goes To...Music Box Theatre

LakeviewWhether you're going to an Oscars party or watching at home with your cat, knowing something about the nominees makes the show more enjoyable. Music Box Theatre can help you feel like a star with...
Filming in Chicago - 2012

Who's Filming in Chicago?

ChicagoEvery year film buffs in Chicago look forward to hearing or reading about what Hollywood backed film is coming to Chicago to use our lovely city as it's backdrop or, if we're lucky, the film will be...
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Andy Warhol's "Empire" Projected onto Aon Building December 9

Grant Park | Museum CampusIn 1964 Andy Warhol shot a movie of the Empire State Building, showing its visage through dusk, nightfall, and darkness. On December 9, this single-take film will be projected onto the Aon Building,...

Hello Local Tourist readers! Allow me to introduce myself

Chicago First let me say Hello TLT readers and thanks for stopping by and wanting to learn more about who I am. My name is Tiff Tate aka TheFemGeek. Most people know me as TheFemGeek but fortunately Tiff...

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