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Illinois Gets Back on Top

Written by James Thompson While Illinois has always been a hot spot for commercial production, the state’s feature film and television market has had its ups and downs. Now, thanks to an aggressive production incentive and a new high-end studio facility, Illinois and its most populous city Chicago are enjoying the enormous economic benefits brought by film and television projects. The Illinois Film Production Tax Credit Act offers producers a …Read More

Governor Quinn Announces Summit Entertainment’s “Divergent” Set to Film in Illinois

Governor Quinn Announces Summit Entertainment’s “Divergent” Set to Film in Illinois Movie Will Bring 1,000 Jobs and More than $30 million in Local Spending; Marks First Feature Film for Chicago’s Newest Soundstage Cinespace CHICAGO – January 14, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today announced that Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment’s Divergent, the filmed adaptation of the novel by Chicagoan Veronica Roth, will begin filming in Illinois this April. The movie production is expected to …Read More