Film Industry

Summer Movie lead

State Touts Record $184M In Film Industry Spending In 2012

State officials said Friday the television and film industry spent a record amount of money in Illinois last year, creating more than 2,200 jobs.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

Film Reel

State Senator: Extend Tax Breaks For Film Industry

Some Illinois lawmakers want to make sure the film industry keeps coming back to Illinois, for the next decade, at least.

WBBM Newsradio–04/05/2011

Workers stage a car accident on the Michigan Avenue during the filming of the movie Transformers 3 (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Film Industry Boosts Economy, Jobs

CHICAGO (CBS) ― “The Blues Brothers” film premiered 30 years ago this week, making Chicago a magnet for Hollywood movie producers. It’s a legacy that lives on today, with Chicago playing host to a string […]

CBS 2–10/01/2010