When traveling with film equipment to a new location, there are plenty of considerations to keep in mind. For example, it’s important to make you have all the necessary equipment, and you have the ability to protect it throughout the move. The last thing you want is broken film gear when you arrive at your […]
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The city of Chicago may not be as well-regarded as New York City or Los Angeles, but the Windy City is known for its own distinctive architecture and culture. Located in the heart to the Midwest, Chicago’s landmarks and Midwestern charm have been immortalized in many a movie. Whether it’s the tall skyline featuring the […]
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Creating an entertaining documentary is a challenging (yet rewarding) experience for filmmakers, especially for those looking to engage viewers with a topic that’s usually forgotten or ignored. While thought-provoking documentaries have the potential to go viral and cause a societal reaction (I’m looking at you, Making a Murderer), a dull documentary will send viewers straight […]
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With exciting tourist attractions and plenty of hometown pride, the city of Chicago has been the backdrop for some the most popular movies ever made. From thrillers to family comedies, the Windy City has seen its fair share of blockbusters hits. To review some of the best movies that were filmed in Chicago, take a […]
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Movies have come a long way since their predecessor films of almost a century ago. Today, Hollywood films include exceptional sound quality and even special effects to enhance the viewer experience. The Talking Pictures Festival is a Chicago film-festival that exists to celebrate the art of independent filmmaking, while paying homage to the origins of modern “talking” movies. Join us as we celebrate over eight decades of talking pictures.