Chicago 7, Judas, Queen’s Gambit among Location Guild noms

Nominees for the 8th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards were announced today by LMGI President John Rakich/LMGI. The awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the globe. The LMGI Awards also recognize outstanding service by film commissions for their support “above and beyond” during the production … Continue reading “Chicago 7, Judas, Queen’s Gambit among Location Guild noms”

Chicago 7, Palm Springs top ACE Eddie Awards

Editor Alan Baumgarten’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 topped the dramatic feature editing category of American Cinema Editors’s 71st ACE Eddie Awards, while Palm Springs’s Matthew Friedman and Andrew Dickler won the category for best edited comedic feature. This is Baumgarten’s third ACE, who also accepted Eddies for American Hustle in 2014 and Recount in 2009. It was the first Eddie … Continue reading “Chicago 7, Palm Springs top ACE Eddie Awards”

Boseman, Chicago 7, Schitt’s among SAG Award winners

The Screen Actors Guild celebrated the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2020 at the 27th Annual SAG Awards, which aired Sunday, April 4, 2021 on TNT and TBS. This year’s awards was a brisk one-hour celebration that highlighted and expanded on the show’s signature “I Am An Actor” stories through funny and intimate docuseries-inspired … Continue reading “Boseman, Chicago 7, Schitt’s among SAG Award winners”

Aaron Sorkin and ‘Chicago 7’ cast reflect on film

Since my initial introduction fourteen years ago, my relationship to the story of The Trial of the Chicago 7 has changed significantly. When we began shooting last winter, we knew the story we were telling was not only an important chapter of American history, but was chillingly relevant to current events. When we began shooting The Trial of … Continue reading “Aaron Sorkin and ‘Chicago 7’ cast reflect on film”

Ogilvy Chicago wins 17 Clios

Monday, The Clio Awards, which were recently acquired by Evolution Media, announced their 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze winners. The 58-year-old awards celebrate high achievement in advertising and recognize the work, the agencies that push boundaries across advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care. As it did in the recent 2017 Cannes Show, Ogilvy … Continue reading “Ogilvy Chicago wins 17 Clios”

Chicago agencies tune up for 2017 Battle of the Ad Bands

Chicago’s biggest amateur band contest between agencies is starting later than usual, but that’s because anticipation is higher and demand is greater. This year, the final battle will be held June 15, instead of the usual Spring time frame.

Battle for Hope is the annual fund-raising event that pits Chicago agencies against each other. Band members trade in their pencils and stylus for drumsticks and guitar pics.

Chicago P.D. ‘s Belushi appears in Shriekfest premiere of Witness Infection

Witness Infection starring Jim Belushi’s son, Robert Belushi, will make its California premiere at Shriekfest, now in its 21st year, in Los Angeles next month. The story is about two rival mob families who end up in the same small California town after being placed in witness protection. Carlo (Belushi) has been left alone by … Continue reading “Chicago P.D. ‘s Belushi appears in Shriekfest premiere of Witness Infection”

Exclusive set photos filming Season 7 of Grace and Frankie

For those of us, myself included, who have been concerned whether we would ever see Grace and Frankie return, I have good news. Netflix gave us a Friday the 13th surprise announcement that the first four episodes of the seventh and final season are available for streaming. “It’s been quite the year and a half, and we … Continue reading “Exclusive set photos filming Season 7 of Grace and Frankie”

Markie Post of Night Court fame passes at 70

Growing up, the West Coast Editor of Reel 360 had a major crush on actress Markie Post, an actress best known for playing public defender Christine Sullivan on the 1980’s hit sitcom Night Court. The actress sadly passed away Saturday night at the age of 70. Post finally lost her battle to cancer after four … Continue reading “Markie Post of Night Court fame passes at 70”

Handmaid’s Tale: 406, 407 and 408 Recap

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 is only 10 episodes long. So, there are just two more episodes left of the entire season. Hulu will drop the penultimate ninth episode, Progress, on June 9. Then fans can start streaming The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 finale, The Wilderness, on June 16. Make sure you are all caught … Continue reading “Handmaid’s Tale: 406, 407 and 408 Recap”

RECAP: The Handmaid’s Tale, ‘Chicago’

Episode 5 of The HandMaid’s Tale is titled Chicago. The new episode begins with June (Elizabeth Moss) fantasizing abut her husband Luke (O.T. Fagbenle) as she overhears Janine (Madeline Brewer) trading sex for food, clothing, and lodging. Her fantasy is interrupted by the sound of gunfire and explosions. June leaves the safety of the basement … Continue reading “RECAP: The Handmaid’s Tale, ‘Chicago’”

LA, Chicago-based agency helps crime prevention data

Former FCB Chicago and Deutsch LA, Creative Director, Josh Hurley, and former Deutsch LA CD, Travis Swingler launched the creative/tech shop CNVYR last year with the intentions of turning a profit while making the world a better place. They struck that balance right out of the gate with the NIBRS “go ready!” campaign. NIBRS stands … Continue reading “LA, Chicago-based agency helps crime prevention data”

Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Six-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson announced the nominees. For the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually, following the current safety measures … Continue reading “Golden Globes announce nominees for 78th show”

Mill Chicago’s Hilbert fired for pro insurrection tweets

Reel 360 has confirmed that Erica Hilbert, who was The Mill Chicago’s managing director since 2019, has been fired due to her participation in, and social media support of, last week’s insurrection which took place outside and inside of the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. “At the end of this week we became aware of … Continue reading “Mill Chicago’s Hilbert fired for pro insurrection tweets”

Merry Xmas from Reel 360 and Reel Chicago

No need to dive in-depth into what a dumpster fire of a year 2020 has been. We all know. The pandemic has altered the way many of us view life for good. Even how we celebrate Christmas this year. And we really understand the ramifications of COVID here at Reel 360 and Reel Chicago. Because … Continue reading “Merry Xmas from Reel 360 and Reel Chicago”

Chicago Broadway star and muse, Ann Reinking dies

Chicago Broadway star Ann Reinking, died Saturday at the age of 71. Ann got her big break in the late 1970s when she was cast as the replacement Roxie Hart in the original production of Bob Fosse’s Chicago inheriting the role created by the legendary Gwen Verdon and then went on to become the director’s … Continue reading “Chicago Broadway star and muse, Ann Reinking dies”

‘Mission Impossible 7’: Tom Cruise’s love letter to Venice

After several delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mission Impossible 7, which stars Tom Cruise, finally resumed production in Venice. The Paramount tentpole film was originally scheduled to lens in “The City of Canals” last March, but like other productions was forced to shut down. However, the mission is back and very possible. After a … Continue reading “‘Mission Impossible 7’: Tom Cruise’s love letter to Venice”

Chicago’s Jennifer Holland joins ‘The Peacemaker’

HBO Max announces new stars for original DC action-comedy series “Peacemaker” from The Suicide Squad writer / director James Gunn and producer Peter Safran. Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black; The Color Purple on Broadway) will star as Leota Adebayo, along with Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day; HBO’s Perry Mason) as Auggie Smith, … Continue reading “Chicago’s Jennifer Holland joins ‘The Peacemaker’”

Pics and Videos from ‘The Batman’ Chicago shoot

This weekend, Warner Bros. was back at it as Matt Reeves’ The Batman took to LaSalle and Lower Wacker Drive in Chicago. Pics and videos of the highly anticipated film starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Colin Farrell appeared all over social media this weekend. This weekend Pattinson’s and Kravitz’s stunt people joined the 2nd unit … Continue reading “Pics and Videos from ‘The Batman’ Chicago shoot”

Batman and Selina in action in Chicago’s loop

Matt Reeves‘ highly anticipated The Batman has now descended upon Chicago. The scene being shot last night, at Clark and Washington Streets, seems to be a continuation of a scene being shot in Liverpool where Bruce (Robert Pattinson) and Selina Kyle (Zoë Kravitz) are being chased on motorcycles. Here, Patt-Man’s stuntman and Kravitz’s stuntwoman are seen in … Continue reading “Batman and Selina in action in Chicago’s loop”