production companies / studios





ABSOLUTE PRODUCTION SERVICES

312-226-1200

URL: ABSOLUTE PRODUCTION SERVICES
EMAIL:[email protected]

( SEE – EQUIPMENT-SALES, RENTAL, SERVICE)


ACUTE FOCUS PRODUCTIONS

312-940-3526

URL: ACUTE FOCUS PRODUCTIONS
(See VIDEO CREWS/CINEMATIOGRAPHERS/DPs)


AMAZING MEDIA, INC.

3832 North Monticello
Chicago, IL
60618
773-392-1265

URL: AMAZING MEDIA, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Chris Skrundz

Amazing Media, Inc. provides high quality video content creation for agencies,
PR firms and corporate marketing groups.
We offer our award winning concept to completion video production services
to clients needing to communicate a message cost effectively.
• Television Commercials
• Promotional/Sales Videos
• Training Videos
• POP/Sizzle Videos
• DVD Bonus Content
• Internet Video Delivery
• Motion Graphics/Animation
• Call or email for a demo DVD


B G & F MEDIA GROUP

312-925-5343

URL: B G & F MEDIA GROUP
EMAIL: [email protected]

Single & Multiple Camera Field Production
– High Definition Production – Golf is our Specialty
– Post Production Services – Editing, DVD Authoring
– Corporate / Public Relations / Creative Development and Scripting
– CONTACT: Ed Gilliland – Producer / Director


BRELLA PRODUCTIONS, INC.

1601 Simpson St.
Evanston, IL 60201
847-864-4040
847-864-4411

URL:www.brella.com
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Rudy Birtler

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Brella is a digital strategy and production company.

•       Video
•       Events
•       Design
•       Programming
•       Web
•       E-learning
•       Social media

Chicago-area based, in-house expertise, with 23 years of experience.


CALABASH ANIMATION, INC.

4809 N. Ravenswood #217
Chicago, IL
60640
312-243-3433
FAX 312-243-6227

URL: CALABASH ANIMATION, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
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CONTACT: [email protected]
Animation and Special Effects for commercials, features & educational films
Sean Henry – Executive Producer
Wayne Brejcha -Creative Director
Sales Rep: Lauren McNamara – 312-222-1208


CAP GUN

54 West Hubbard, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60654
312-604-2010
FAX 312-822-0822

URL: CAP GUN

EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Matt Abramson/ Executive Producer


CHICAGO FILM OFFICE

78 E. Washington St. #108
Chicago, IL 60602

312-744-6415
FAX 312-744-1378

URL: CHICAGO FILM OFFICE
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT:Rich Moskal

CONTACT:  Rich Moskal

Rich Moskal, Director
Betsey Grais, Deputy Director
Yolanda Arias, Project Coordinator
Beckie Stocchetti, Local & Independent Initiatives
John Hundrieser, Policy Analyst
Eusebio Cunningham, Office Assistant


CHICAGO PRODUCTION CENTER

773-509-5555

www.networkchicago.com

(SEE – STUDIO/STAGE RENTAL)


CREATIVE DYNAMICS STUDIO, INC.

The Elm Square Building
110 East Schiller, Suite 303
Elmhurst, Il 60126

630-415-3333

URL: CREATIVE DYNAMICS STUDIO, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]

We are focused on engaging your employees, enhancing your sales effectiveness or training,
and marketing your products. We do all that with our wildly creative staff —
and by deploying the bleeding edge of the latest whiz-bang hardware and software.
We provide creative development and pre-production consulting.
We can conduct and capture your corporate interviews, technical processes,
products, trade shows and presentations.
And we edit everything together in a contemporary, audience-mind-blowing style.


EXPLORE MEDIA, LLC

312-536-0066

[email protected]
www.explore-media.com

Explore Media is a full-service commercial and web film production company
focused on creating eye-catching, beautifully-orchestrated visual storytelling
for creative advertising campaigns. Located in the greater Chicago market,
we’ve produced commercials and web films for agencies and brands across all genres,
including: lifestyle, food/beverage, financial & healthcare.

In addition to commercial production we also have award-winning video editors,
motion graphic specialists,colorists and audio post specialists for a turnkey & seamless work flow.

Visit http://www.explore-media.com/work/ to see our latest work.


ILLINOIS FILM OFFICE

100 West Randolph#3-400
Chicago, IL
60601
312-814-3600
FAX 312-814-8874

URL: www.illinoisfilm.biz

Christine Dudley – Managing Director
State Agency established to encourage, coordinate & assist motion picture,
TV, commercial & video tape production in Illinois.
Free assistance in all areas of pre-production, production & post-production services


IZUI Productions

10457 W. Liberty Ct.
Beach Park IL 60099-3733
224-656-6575

URL: IZUI Productions
EMAIL: e-mail: [email protected]

Richard Izui – Director (DGA member)
Daniel Izui – Director & Editor
H.D. commercial, corporate and documentary production
Editing and motion graphics


KLUGMAN, DON

1446 North Wells Street/Chicago 60610
312-642-8284

URL: KLUGMAN, DON
E-MAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Don Klugman: Writer-Director

(SEE – MEDIA INC. – PRODUCTION COMPANIES/STUDIOS)


LEVIATHAN

327 North Aberdeen Street/Suite 201
Chicago, IL
60607
312-878-1500

URL: LEVIATHAN
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Chad Hutson

CONTACTS:
Chad Hutson / Executive Producer
Jason White / Executive Creative Director

Leviathan is a design-driven studio that creates visual experiences
for broadcast, online and physical installations.

Capabilities:
Motion Graphics
3D/CGI
Visual Effects
Live Action
Interactive Content
Experiential Media


MADTOWN MEDIA

657 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL
60661
312-930-0993
FAX 312-382-1068

URL: MADTOWN MEDIA
EMAIL: [email protected]

Matt Russell – Producer/Creative Director
Paul Bieschke – DP/Director
Mark Price – Editor/Graphic Designer
HD Video Production – Post – Multimedia
2D/3D Animation – Graphic Design
Creative…Competent…Competitive…Complete


MEDIA INC

1446 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL
60610
312-642-8284

URL: MEDIA INC
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Don Klugman: writer-director

CREATIVE VIDEO FOR PROMOTION, SALES, TRAINING


MEDIA PROCESS GROUP

1327 W. Washington/Suite 103
Chicago, IL 60607
312-850-1300

E-Mail:  [email protected]
URL: www.mediaprocess.com

• Directors and Producers of Award-Winning Broadcast Documentaries,
Commercial Spots and Corporate Marketing Videos
• 31 Years of Experience.  We’ve shot around the world, from the White House to Mumbai, India
• Our recent documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,” premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival
& won awards at AFI, Boulder, Cinetopia
• Recent broadcast credits: PBS “American Masters,” CBS “60 Minutes,” OWN “Super Soul Sunday,”
Big Ten Network, ESPN
• Producer/Director – BOB HERCULES
D.P.’s – KEITH WALKER & MIKE SWANSON, Production Manager – LISA POOLER


MODE PROJECT

Live Action Production | Motion Graphics | Edit | Woman-Owned

900 N. Franklin Street | Suite 700
Chicago, IL   60610-8100
312-951-5424

URL:www.modeproject.com

EMAIL:[email protected][email protected]

CONTACTS:
Executive Producer | Tracy Heropkie
Director of Business | Dessa Samardzija Carter


MOTION POST

350 Circle Avenue /Suite 300
Forest Park, IL
60130
708-427-1254

URL: MOTION POST
EMAIL: [email protected]

• Full Service Production Company
• Corporate, Documentaries or Commercials
• Client friendly boutique environment in our offices.
• Voice-over sound booth.
• Customized editing solutions.
Motion Post – Moving Your Message


NATIONAL VIDEO-DOCUMENTORS

2133 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL
60625
773-561-1646

URL:www.nvd1.com
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Mark Holzman

 

Since 1982, companies nationwide have come to rely on NVD
for seasoned corporate & broadcast crews at affordable rates.
4K, XDCAM & P2 HD cameras, multi-cam/live switch packages.
Specialists at recording live presentations w/PowerPoint slides.
In-house and on-location editing with Adobe Creative Cloud.
Check our website for gear, services, demo reel and “5 Good
Reasons to Choose NVD for Your Next Video Production”.


ODD MACHINE

Production- 3144 W. Carroll Ave. Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60612   312-624-9292
Post- 900 N. Franklin Suite 850
Chicago, IL 60610
LA- 672 S. LaFayette Park Place #44
Los Angeles, CA 90057   213-382-6331

E-MAIL: [email protected]

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“A creative hybrid studio headed by a seasoned core of artists and producers, incorporating
the latest in production, post production, 3D, visual effects and design technologies.”

Executive Producers:
Alec Pinkston (Chicago),
Elizabeth Collins (LA) [email protected]
Producer:
Lisa Burke [email protected]
Directors:
Seth Henrikson, Jeremy Kasten, Enda McCallion, Fred Raimondi,
Joe Maxwell, Moh Azima, Greg Hinchman, Adam Paul, James Mann
Editors:
Chris Shegich, Steve Morrison
Color:
Debra Shegich

Commercial Representation:
(Midwest) Mary Ida Bonadio 312-440-3434 [email protected]
(West) Chuck Silverman  323-578-4969 [email protected]


ORR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., ROB

1336 Pine
Glenview, IL
60025
847-724-5228
CELL: 847-400-4694

URL: ORR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., ROB
CONTACT: Rob Orr – Producer/Director/Cameraman

FILM AND VIDEO : Production/Post Production. LONG FORMAT : industrial, public relations and documentary


P3 MEDIAWORKS

1014 N. Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
773-588-5068
URL: www.p3mediaworks.com
E-mail: [email protected]

p3 mediaworks is a full-service production company in Chicago.
We levy creativity, knowledge and craft to tell stories with impact.
Serving clients across the world and in our own backyard, we know media works.

– Concept visualization
– Pre-Production
– On-site Production
– Studio Production
– Post-Production

 


PRODUCT PRODUCTIONS, INC.

312-421-9030

URL:PRODUCT PRODUCTIONS, INC.
(SEE – GRIPS/LIGHTING)


PRODUCTION CRAFT, INC.

1437 West Grand Ave.
Chicago IL 60642
312/829-0272
FAX 312/829-8936

E-MAIL: [email protected]
URL:www.productioncraft.com
CONTACT: Jim Skvaril

 

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Last Year…

– Online Video DOUBLED
– FOR THE FIRST TIME – more video was viewed ONLINE than on TV s

Award Winning Content for ALL Screen Sizes
In house Facilities for HD Production
Single Camera – Multi Camera – Complete Post-Production
Talented Creative Services – True To Your Message

Check out our clips at productioncraft.com


PROTOKULTURE

70 West Erie
4 th Fl.
Chicago, IL 60654
312-832-1600

URL: PROTOKULTURE
EMAIL:[email protected]

Protokulture is a full-service, post-production facility
focusing on design, 2D and 3D animation, and visual effects.

We partner with commercial and broadcast network communities
on national advertising campaigns, branding solutions, digital content
and all around high-end effective visual communication

Contact: John Michaels


PUNCH FILMS

6716 West Raven Street
Chicago, IL 60631
773-467-1885

211 West Wayne Street
Fort Wayne IN 46802
260/740-6851

URL: PUNCH FILMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emmy Award winning
Creative – Direction – Production and Post
Experienced Red Camera cinematography and motion graphic design

Our team is a trusted partner for broadcast companies, ad agencies,
corporations and non-profits.

We understand the challenges creative directors and agency producers face
and have the skills to make their ideas work.

Our easy, collaborative style assists corporations and marketing directors by providing
creative concepts for entertaining, meaningful content and effective storytelling
that connects with target audiences.

Creatives:
John Cuneo, Derek Devine, Portley Colwell and Christine Taylor
Project Manager: Heather Smith


RESOLUTION PRODUCTIONS GROUP

2226 W. Walnut
Chicago IL 60612
Office: 312-243-8230

E-MAIL: [email protected]
URL: www.resolutionproductionsgroup.com

Contact: Christopher Payne

Resolution Productions Group is a full-service media production company.
Our state-of-the-art facility, creatives and staff of seasoned producers
handle all aspects of the production process- from concept to final delivery.
We excel at content creation, event design, and audio/visual staging-solutions.
We have a variety of unique space options, with one of the largest shooting stages in Chicago.


ROCKET PRODUCTIONS, INC.

1100 West Cermak Suite 121
Chicago, IL 60608
312-431-1040

URL:www.rocketchicago.com

HD VARICAM P2 • HD/EDITING • GRAPHICS • AUDIO HD PROTOOLS • CREATIVE

3 Avid Symphony rooms / HD Pro-Tools & Sound booth / Insert stage
Concept to completion, Hourly rates or per project flat rates.
Winner of 6 Chicago Emmys awards,
TV commercials, radio commercials, Infomercials, documentaries, training videos,
public service announcements (PSA’s),corporate videos , educational videos,
Live streaming, English & Spanish.
Audio services: Recording, Mixing and Mastering.  Pro-Tools HD3 Accel with Waves,
SSL4000, Focusrite Forte, Digidesign & Waves Plug-ins, Westlake & Adam S3A Midfields monitors.

Veteran Owned and Hubzone Business Enterprise.
City & State Certifications: MBE, DBE.

Creative Director: Hector Perez
Recording Engineer: Don Griffin
Senior Editor: Charlie Celenza
Motion Graphics:  Dan Perez


SAROFSKY

1506 W. Fulton
Chicago, IL 60607
312-492-9909

URL:www.sarofsky.com


SCHIMMEL/ONCE UPON A TIME, INC.

4 Court of Island Point
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-502-2973

URL:www.markschimmel.com
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Mark Schimmel – Director

TV • COMMERCIAL • CONTENT
Story Telling through emotional imagery.
Americana with a slice of life and sense of reality.
Dogs and Cats and even Tigers.
Health Care and pharmaceutical with a sense of style.
Performance driven Dialogue and working with Real People.
Collaborate with a full service production company or hire the freelance
Directorial talents of Mark Schimmel.


SEED MEDIA ARTS

Seed Midwest
843 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607
773-800-2227

Seed West
169 Pier Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405
310-560-3295

URL: www.seedmediaarts.com
E-MAIL:  [email protected]

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DIRECTORS:

Jason Lindsey
Nicholas Vedros
Sandro
Hans Emanuel
Larry Zeigelman
Paul Thomas
Rick Wayne
Jack Newell
Corey Rich


sparkfactor

1644 North Honore  Suite 200
Chicago, IL
60622
TEL 773-938-1230
FAX 773-486-7037

URL: sparkfactor
EMAIL: [email protected]

Our multimedia expertise includes:
VIDEO – script, shoot, edit, motion graphics, after-effects
WEB – interface design, flash animation, flash video, database and apps
DVD – production, encoding, motion menus, packaging
PRINT – design, identity, collateral and packaging


SUSPECT 7

312-546-7553
E-Mail: [email protected]
URL:Suspect 7

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Suspect 7 is a Chicago-based video animation boutique. Our goal is to find the story in even the simplest
of ideas, then bring it to life with skilled hands and fertile minds. We do everything from commercials
to book trailers, web videos to branded content.

Specialties:

• Motion Graphics
• 2D Animation
• 3D Animation


TANGO FILMS INCORPORATED

2118 Forestview Rd.
Evanston, IL 60201
847-652-4715

Check out our new website!
URL: TANGO FILMS INCORPORATED
EMAIL: [email protected]

Robert Yeomans – Producer/Director/Cameraman/Editor
Video Production and Post-Production


VITAMIN

312-664-6683

URL: VITAMIN
EMAIL:[email protected]

Live action. Design.
Vitamin is a collective of in house 
designers, animators, vfx and live action directors.

Manuela Hung – Managing Director
Danny DelPurgatorio – Creative Director
Sam Gierasimczuk, Associate Creative Director
Lauren Grimando – Producer
Audrey Goss – Producer


YOUMANS PRODUCTIONS INC., BILL

1264 West Arthur Avenue
Chicago, IL
60626
312-649-2400

URL: YOUMANS PRODUCTIONS INC., BILL
EMAIL:[email protected]  [email protected]

CONTACT: Bill Youmans – Director/Cinematographer/Editor

Full service filmvideo production and Post Production All Formats – 35mm, 16mm and Hi-Def.
In-House Non-Linear Edit suite. Storytelling in the form of Commercials, Documentaries,
Corporate & Digital Media. Clio, Chicago Film Festival, New York Film Festival,
Monitor Award and Telly winner.

That’s our story. Let us help tell yours.


2+1 Films

1119 Lake Ave. Wilmette, IL 60091 847-256-9002


20/20 Communications, Inc.

188 Seegers Avenue Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 847-364-7666


24 Seven Concepts

500 N. Michigan Chicago, IL 60611   312-321-7495


360 Media

202 S. Briar Ln. Lindenhurst, IL 60046 847-265-0003


40 Acres and A Mule

312-329-9700


47 Pictures

312-475-0441


59 Films

237 Clinton Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302 312-327-5959


A M Films

230 East Ohio Chicago, IL 60611 312-213-2324


A Motion Source Video Production

40 S. La Grange Road La Grange, IL 60525   708-354-1200

 


A-Video One Productions

1820 W. Webster Ave. Chicago, IL 60614   773-252-3352


A1 – NUZOO MEDIA, INC.

. 606 W. 18th St./Suite 3 Chicago, IL 60616  312-421-2129