- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
The WGA Strike Has Ended — How Does This Affect Chicago Writers?
The tentative agreement reached this week by the Writers Guild of America includes negotiating victories for members related to compensation, the use of AI and streaming residuals.
Actors’ And Writers’ Strikes Bring Chicago’s Film Industry To A Halt: ‘We’re Fighting For The Survival Of Our Profession’
Cinespace is a "ghost town" with productions shut down. SAG-AFTRA and WGA are striking over low pay, a lack of transparency for residuals and the rise of artificial intelligence.
Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Being Sold For $1 Billion
The film studio's sale is expected to accelerate the growth of Chicago's film industry and bring more production jobs to the area, new owners said.
The Film Industry Is Booming In Chicago, But Production Crews Need To Be More Mindful Of Residents, Alderpeople Say
With a record 15 TV productions in the city, Chicago is set to become a filming powerhouse, Commissioner Mark Kelly said.
Showtime Puts $500K Toward Vacant Lot Cleanup And Art Installations In North Lawndale, Bronzeville
The money will fund a cleanup of 32 vacant lots in the neighborhoods and support six public art installations that will be created by the Chicago Public Art Group.
Cinespace Expansion Will Bring More TV Shows And Jobs To Chicago, CEO Says — But Lawndale Residents Say Studio Should Be A Better Neighbor
The soundstages being built at Cinespace in North Lawndale could create thousands of jobs. But neighbors say studio leaders should work with residents who now face longer commutes, closed streets and other headaches.
After Years-Long Battle, Alderman Backs St. Anthony Hospital’s Bid To Buy Washburne Trade Center Site In Little Village
St. Anthony and Cinespace film studios have been in a bidding war for years for the 11-acre site at 31st Street and Kedzie Ave. Officials will share more details at a meeting Wednesday.
Movie Studio Becomes Food Pantry Warehouse Serving Families Impacted By Coronavirus
The Greater Chicago Food Depository is seeking volunteers to pack boxes of food to send to pantries.
‘Empire,’ ‘Chicago Fire,’ ‘Chicago Med’ And More TV Shows Halt Filming Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
The majority of shows filmed at Cinespace Studios Chicago are expected to stop shooting.
Cinespace Studio Disinfecting To Protect Film Crews After Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Cinespace will remain open, but DePaul University, which uses a sound stage there to train students, has canceled classes at the studio Wednesday.
Cinespace And Saint Anthony Hospital Compete To Buy Former Washburne Trade Center Site From CPS
More than 200 Little Village neighbors came out to hear the two plans as some called on the city to hold off on selling the public land for now.
Cinespace Is ‘Trying To Take Over’ Our Neighborhood, Furious West Side Residents Tell Aldermen
Plans for a closed Cinespace campus have been years in the making, but the street closures put pedestrians in harm's way, neighbors say.
Filmmaking Is Booming In Chicago, With A Record 520 Projects Shot Here Last Year, Emanuel And Pritzker Tout
Some 13,000 jobs were supported by the film industry in 2018, up from 5,000 in 2011, the city said.