FILM & VIDEO





ACUTE FOCUS PRODUCTIONS

312-940-3526

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


ACUTE FOCUS PRODUCTIONS

312-940-3526

URL: ACUTE FOCUS PRODUCTIONS
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Erik Bjella – Owner/DP

Acute Focus Productions will work with you to make sure your video
production is completed on time with the highest standards in mind.
We shoot for broadcast, corporate, advertising, as well as video for
the web in the Chicago area and nationally.
Single camera and multi- camera projects from run and gun style shoots to talking heads,
a full range of camera formats from standard definition DV cam to high definition shoots.
We also offer professional editing services along with animations.


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

(SEE – PRODUCTION COMPANIES/DIRECTORS)


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


BELL, RON

722 Greenleaf
Wilmette, IL
60091
847-853-0277

URL: BELL, RON
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT:

Director of Photography


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

Brella 2015

 

 

 

 

 

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]
CONTACT:

 

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)


CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE, INC./MARK SOFIL

773-485-8045
E-FAX – 866-336-9840
Cell – 773-485-8045
LA – 323/515-2967

URL: CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE, Inc./MARK SOFIL
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: MARK SOFIL
www.marksofil.com

58th National Primetime Emmy Nominated Jib Camera Operator.
Owner / Operator of Jimmy Jib Arm.
Cinematographer / Videographer / LIVE Broadcast Camera Operator

ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, PBS, ESPN, HBO Sports
NBC Late Night With Conan O’Brien (Chicago and San Francisco tours)
CBS Sports (Golf 2002-2004 Masters & PGA Championship ; 2015 – present MASTERS)
ESPN, TBS, Comedy Central,
Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards, MTV.
Oprah’s Surprise Spectacular for ABC & Harpo @ United Center.
International Election WORLD POOL FEED coverage in Chicago Grant Park 2008
(ABC provided pool feed) and again in 2012 Chicago, McCormick Place
(CNN Provided pool feed for world)
NBC Peacock Productions & Discovery Channel
Jib Camera Operator for “Countdown to Skyscraper Live From Chicago”
and “Skyscraper Live With Nik Wallenda”
MLB Network World Series 2016, NBC Steve Harvey Show

–Visit website for demo reels and downloadable resume.
www.marksofil.com   www.cinematicexperience.com

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.


CRESTA CREATIVE

1050 North State
Chicago, Il
60610
312-944-4700

URL: www.crestacreative.com


DRAGIN, STEVE

847-612-9964

URL: DRAGIN, STEVE

(SEE : VIDEO/FILM CREWS – SHOOTING STAR PRODUCTIONS, INC.)


EVENSON, STACEY WALES

720 South Clinton
Oak Park, IL
60304
312-485-4191
FAX 708-383-6146

URL: EVENSON, STACEY WALES
EMAIL: [email protected]

CELL: 312-485-4191

Stacey Wales Evenson
Producer of:
Corporate Communications
Commercials
Educational online media


FARRIS, JOSEPH

312-829-8244

URL: FARRIS, JOSEPH
Email- [email protected]

VISIONS OF LIGHT, INC.

Director of Photography Mobile 630-306-8244

Narrative, Commercial, Web, Documentary, Television, Concerts
• Red Weapon Dragon, Sony PMW-F55, Canon C300 MKII
• Zeiss CP2 Primes & CZ.2 Zooms, Canon & Nikon Still Lenses
• Sony 17” OLED, Panasonic 17″ & 8″, TV Logic 5.6″, Cine-tal 24″ Monitors
• Audio packages featuring Sound Devices, Schoeps, Comtek & Lectrosonics
• Lighting featuring Kino Flo’s, K5600, Arri & Mole Richardson
• 1 Ton & 2.5 Ton Grip/ Electric Van Packages
• Porta-Jib Traveler, Slider, Dana Dolly, CP200 Production Radios, Honda Generators.

• Clients Include: United Airlines, Budweiser, National Geographic, Disney, ESPN, Big 10 Network, TBS, Thermos, Hyatt Hotels, Nintendo, Miller Lite, Illinois Tourism


GLOVER, KRISTIN

Los Angeles, CA
310-398-1541
Pager 800-605-3508

Feature Camera Operator / Commercial Director of Photography


HANNON, JOHN

123 Des Plaines,
Forest Park, IL
60130
708-267-4810

URL: www.johnnycamchicago.com
EMAIL:
CONTACT: Jimmy Jib Owner/Operator

Camera Packages available. VIDEOGRAPHER/CAMERA OPERATOR
Now shooting P2HD with the Panasonic HPX-500 and the Sony FS-700
including a set of Canon primes. Specializing in ENG, EFP, Multi-Camera Events
and Steadicam/CamMate/Jimmyjib operation for Entertainment, Sports,
Corporate & Industrial Projects.
Owner/Operator of complete Betacam DVCam Shooting Package for your ENG or field production needs. Have Camera Will Travel! Member IBEW 1220 & NABET 41


HERRLIN, STEVEN A

945 E. Kenilworth Avenue, Palatine, Illinois 60074
847-991-1803

URL:www.steveherrlin.com

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY H.D./FILM + AERIAL CINEMATOGRAPHY

• Assisting Producers with “QUALITY & PRODUCTION VALUE” for over 25 years.
• Crafting Images:  On Location / In Studio / On-the-Water / In the Air.
• Experience…which translates to a professional job and an effective message!
• Satisfying Production Needs both large & small – Striving for Excellence every day.
• Corporate Image – Commercials – Documentary – Music – Fashion – Aerial Cinematography

MORE (attention to detail) + GREATER (range of experience) =  HIGHER QUALITY (delivered)!


HOLZMAN, MARK

773-561-1646

URL: HOLZMAN, MARK
EMAIL:
CONTACT:

(SEE : PRODUCTION COMPANIES/STUDIOS – NATIONAL VIDEO DOCUMENTORS)


IATSE LOCAL 600 – INTERNATIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHERS GUILD

690 Lincoln Road, Miami, FL.
33139   305-538-9226


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


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


ORR, ROB

847-7244-5228

(SEE PRODUCTION PRODUCERS)

URL: www.roborrproductions.com


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.

URL: PRODUCTION CRAFT, INC.

(See PRODUCTION COMPANIES/DIRECTORS)


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


RADIO BOB RESORT – AUDIO CREATIVE & PRODUCTION SPA

Chicago 312/560-0782

URL: www.radiobobresort.com
EMAIL: [email protected]

 

CONTACT: Radio Bob Monachino

Take a load off. Relax. Chill at the Resort and let Radio Bob pamper you and your audio projects.
Four-Star award-winning audio and radio is easier than you think.

Your time at RADIO BOB RESORT AND SPA includes:

o Voice Talent Casting Pools – including Chicago, NY and LA
o Full-Service Audio Production for Radio, TV and Video Projects
o Creative Writing Therapy
o Gentle Script Massage
o Sound Wave Therapy
o Copy Toning and Stretching
o Personal Follow Up and Care Program
o Plus Clients Always Eat FREE!


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


SHAW, KEVIN

201/306-9871

URL: SHAW, KEVIN
EMAIL: [email protected]

 

Emmy Award-winning producer/director/cinematographer specializing in short and feature documentary.

Recent credits include: Kartemquin Films “America to Me (Story Director),”
Showtime “Prison Fighters (Executive Producer),” PBS/ESPN “The Street Stops Here,”
ESPN Films “Shaq and Dale,” “Goose,” ESPN/ABC “2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil,”
Big Ten Network “Unbeaten: The Life of Brook Berringer,” “Tiebreaker,” “The Journey,
Big Ten Football and Basketball,” ESPN/ABC, NFL Network, CNN, Bloomberg Television,
PGA Tour Entertainment, Madison Square Garden Network, MLB Productions


SHOOTING STAR PRODUCTIONS

847-612-9964
847-395-1185

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

Owner/operator of 4K HD camera packages Sony FS 5, FS 7, Panasonic P2 and Canon C-300 cameras.
Diva, LED, Mole Richardson lighting packages with Chimeras.
4 Lectrosonics and Sennheiser wireless audio packages with Sennheiser 416 boom and mixer.
Travato Jib, slider, Matte box and filters.
Experienced and dependable crews ready to travel anywhere around the world.
Broadcast, Entertainment, News, Sports, Documentary, Industrial, Corporate, Live Multi-Cam & Table Top.
IBEW Local 1220 & NABET Local 41 union member
Insured


SOFIL, MARK

773-485-8045

URL: SOFIL, MARK
(SEE – CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE)


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