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Production Partners
September 12, 2019

Why you need a seasoned producer, not a local producer

We may be based in Chicago, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only city in which we have roots and resources. The knowledge and know-how that comes with seasoned experience is not always present in the zip code of your project. What does it mean to be “local”? With remote working on the rise, it’s becoming normal to live and…
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Production Partners
September 6, 2019

California Labor Law Loophole for Print Productions SB 671 HAS PASSED!

And a HUGE thank you to Prime Casting for leading the charge on this pivotal amendment. For years Prime Casting had been hearing from producers about talent (and their attorneys) filing claims for the "waiting time penalties" which simply state that if a talent isn't paid their wages upon wrap, the producer/photographer/agency is left responsible to pay a penalty which…
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Production PartnersProduction Resources
July 8, 2019

Studio Goals

No matter where we are in the world — even if we’re shooting in our own backyard in Chicago — we’re constantly on the hunt for the very best studio for the job. What makes for a good one? It all depends on the project! To start, we look at three key areas:  Space It’s not just about the physical space,…
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Business and InspirationProduction PartnersProduction Resources
April 23, 2019

It’s Easy Being Green: Practicing Sustainability On Set

Earth Day is a natural reminder to think about our daily approach to sustainability and recycling. But when so much of our day-to-day is spent on set, the good habits we practice at home don’t always translate. Though we still have a long ways to go toward zero waste on set, we’ve managed to incorporate some key Earth-friendly practices into…
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