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And the AICE Award Winners Are...
A sell-out crowd packed the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier Thursday night to honor the best editorial work in the country for the 15th Annual AICE Awards.Read More
Colonie & Beast editors among top AICE winners
“We did ourselves proud last night,” says Tom Duff, AICE Chicago chapter president, “not only in award-winning but in putting on a great show” – the 15th annual AICEAwards at Navy Pier with an audience of 500.Read More
Jacobson/Rost Wins Eight 2016 Chicago Addy Awards
Jacobson/Rost, a creative advertising agency with offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois, is the recipient of eight 2016 Chicago Addy Awards.Read More
The Colonie Editor Brian Sepanik Cuts Short Film, ‘Happy Hour’
The Colonie teamed up with 71 Degrees North to provide editorial, finishing and design services for ‘Happy Hour,’ a short film written, directed and co-produced by Martin Rodahl.Read More
An African Adventure for Kalahari Resorts
Production company 71 Degrees North has taken its content for advertising agency Jacobson/Rost and client Kalahari Resorts and Conventions to the Discovery Family Channel.Read More
Kalahari Resorts And Conventions “One World” Documentary Set To Air On Discovery Family Channel
At Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, the authentically African theming is more than just a marketing ploy — it’s the inspiration for creating one-of-a-kind family memories for visitors.Read More
Here are just some of the TDH grads we’re proud to have called friends and collaborators over the years. Consider us their chief cheerleaders, ill-fitting spandex and all. Ouch, sorry for the image.Read More
Choose Your Adventure
Todd Nelson and his family run Kalahari Resorts — waterparks and convention centers inspired by the culture and wildlife of Africa. Through meticulous study and real-life experiences, the Nelsons have brought back the best of Africa to you and your family.Read More
Sam Rockwell, Marisa Tomei, Natasha Lyonne Comedy Sets U.S. Distribution
Film and TV distributor The Orchard has acquired all U.S. rights to Adam Rapp‘s comedy “Loitering With Intent,” which features Sam Rockwell, Marisa Tomei and Natasha Lyonne, the company announced Thursday.Read More
29 Must-See Movies At The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
From April 16 through April 27, some of Hollywood's biggest stars will make their way to New York for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.Read More
Here Are The 12 Films In The World Narrative Competition
The theme of self-discovery is evident in all 12 of the films selected for the TFF 2014 World Narrative Competition.Read More
Marisa Tomei & Sam Rockwell Team For 'Why Now'; Reviews On Their TIFF Entries 'Inescapable' And 'Seven Psychopaths'
Two stars whose films premiered at Toronto -- Marisa Tomei with Ruba Nadda's "Inescapable" and Sam Rockwell with Martin McDonagh's "Seven Psychopaths"…
Hot Blackhawks Get Fresh Meat For Sponsor Lineup
When it comes to professional sports teams in Chicago, the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks are the best thing the city has going for it at the moment. So it's understandable the Hawks would be well positioned to attract new sponsors.Read More
The Golf Channel Airs Mini-Series Golfers’ Adventure
Filmmaker Martin Rodahl of 71 Degrees North aced a double eagle with his first long-form project: an original mini-series for The Golf Channel, about three friends who drive the ashes of their late friend to the Arctic Circle for golf at midnight the summer solstice.Read More
"Our Longest Drive": Three Living And One Dead Chicagoans Star In New Golf Channel Series
What a great pitch for a TV series: Four buddies drive to the Arctic Circle to play golf, and one of them is dead.Read More
Special Olympics PSA Leaves Audience "Speechless."
Special Olympics is leaving viewers "Speechless" with its powerful new television public service announcement (PSA) that has begun airing throughout the United States. The spot focuses on Special Olympics athlete and golfer Susie Doyens.
Rodahl & Crew On Mission To Shoot Interviews Out West
Filmmaker Martin Rodahl of 71 Degrees North productions and crew will shoot real people in four western states June 11-17. When completed, the 2-minute interviews that will run on client the Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Mission Investment Fund’s website.
Chicago Team Wrapping Effort For Doc Our Longest Drive
It’s cold in the Artic Circle. When three Chicago friends, Vic Zast, Jim Thompson and Dan Johnson set out on an adventure, being chronicled in the documentary project titled “Our Longest Drive,” they needed a director. They chose Martin Rodahl.
The New Directors Showcase: Martin Rodahl
Discover Emerging Filmmakers Via Theatrical Debut Screening, Webreel, Editorial CoverageRead More
Young Alumni Regale RTVF Students With Tales From Beyond Graduation
The Young Alumni Panel: Life After RTVF, a forum presented by the School of Communication and the RTVF Master Class Series to help prepare students for life and career building, post-college.
Our Longest Drive: The Movie
Last summer, turf writer and Paulick Derby Index contributor Vic Zast took a memorable journey with two of his close friends (and the ashes of a third) from Chicago to the Arctic Circle.
U.S. Golfers Plan Arctic Trip With Friend's Ashes
Three golf buddies from Chicago are set to drive, with the ashes of a deceased friend in tow, all the way to Inuvik, N.W.T., to play a round of golf under the midnight sun.
Four men, a box of ashes and a golf shoe
“You sound vaguely familiar to me,” Chicagoan Vic Zast says to Steve Dee of Canyon Creek. The two men met only about 20 minutes ago in the Walmart parking lot and Dee has since commandeered Zast’s rented RV and is giving driving directions and a brief history of Helena to Zast and his traveling companions.
Golfing The Arctic Circle
The mission: a round of golf near the top of the world. The foursome: three boomers and their dead buddy’s ashes. They’ve got one RV, a full tank of gas, and plenty of rum onboard. Hit it.
Good buddies willing to make ashes of themselves in memory of dead friend. For four golf-obsessed friends, it’s the journey of a lifetime — except one of them is already dead.
Donatos Pizza Associates Verify Deliciousness
Celebrating its 47th year in business, Donatos Pizza is asserting its “The Difference is Delicious” message within the marketplace. Through this new positioning, the regional pizza chain is hanging its hat on what makes the company different from its competitors.