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Category: Industry Immersion

British fiction-writer found success in e-publishing

Quinn’s book The Thieftaker came out in September. Her upcoming novel Masquerade is expected to be published sometime in the second half of the year. By Amy A. Ross Had traditional publishing been her only choice to get her books into the market, Katherine Quinn‘s career as a fiction writer might not have made it

Chicago-based Graphic Production Company Creates Titles for Marvel Movies

By Amy A. RossFor someone who hadn’t the faintest idea of what she was getting herself into when she founded her own production company in 2009, Erin Sarofsky certainly didn’t let it show. In a matter of just five years, Sarofsky Corp. has allotted an impressive portfolio with work for clients as noteworthy as Coca-Cola,

Diversity and Variety Propel Chicago’s Goodman Theatre

By Amy Ross Many know it for its annual production of A Christmas Carol, but it is through diversity and variety of that the Goodman Theatre truly propels itself forward after almost 90 years of serving the Chicago theater scene. The largest and oldest non-for-profit theatre in the city, the Goodman combines a largely new

Chicago Theatre Week Returns Bigger and Better

By Amy Ross The third edition of the Chicago Theatre Week will take the city’s art scene by storm next week in its biggest celebration of the local theatre scene yet. With over 100 participating shows, the event begins on Feb. 12 and continues for 10 days, almost doubling the duration of previous years and

Chicago Filmmaking Continues Steady Uptick

By Amy Ross Although 2014 was a smaller year for Chicago as a destination for filming Hollywood features, local productions and television series helped maintain the city’s steady uptick of filmmaking. Richard Moskal, director of the Chicago Film Office since 1996, estimates that the revenues and total number of shooting days of 2014 would continue