Thursday, April 29, 2004

ER is shooting here until Sunday morning. This weekend, they plan to film a car driving off upper Wacker Drive, landing in the river and sinking; fun stuff.

Friday, April 23, 2004

William Shakespeare's Birthday is today.
London's Globe Theater on Friday invited all the world on stage to celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday
(from Reuters). His works on-line:

Wednesday, April 14, 2004

I think three major feature films were shooting in the Chicago area today (in alphabetic order):Ocean's Twelve is only shooting in part here, and I believe some locations for Ice Harvest may be outside of Chicago, to the north (e.g., Milwaukee); it's good to have films here.
I've read the book Ice Harvest is based on; I liked it.

Friday, April 09, 2004

One year anniversary: this blog started one year ago right now.

Saturday, April 03, 2004

Chicago Community Cinema, a networking event for independent film in Chicago, meets Tuesday, April 6th, at 6:00 PM at Excalibur, 632 N. Dearborn St. (Yahoo map).

Thursday, April 01, 2004

Settlement made with talent agency over non-payment of fees to actors:
McBlaine's settlement to a number of actors, who were owed a few hundred dollars to $12,000, was finalized March 29 and most of the actors paid in full
(from ReelChicago).