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  • [The 90’s raw: Hustlin’ Scrap]

    [The 90’s raw: Hustlin’ Scrap]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. “Hustlin’ Scrap.” Joe Cummings goes to a scrap metal yard to interview the men who roam Chicago’s alleys collecting scraps to return for cash. After leaving the lot, Cummings drives around River North and Downtown and talks about life in Chicago. Continue reading

  • [Wired In 6 minute video demo]

    [Wired In 6 minute video demo]

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. Continue reading

  • Wired In sneak peek rough

    Wired In sneak peek rough

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. Continue reading

  • Interviews With Interviewers… About Interviewing

    Interviews With Interviewers… About Interviewing

    Skip Blumberg interviews a variety of “interviewers” about their work. These people include regular journalist type reporters, such as Mike Wallace, Barbara Walters, Studs Terkel, and Susan Stamberg; plus a psychoanalyst, Dr. Joel Kovel; and a police interrogator, Sean Grennan. Blumberg gets very honest responses (a tribute to his own interviewing skills) and manages to provide a fascinating look at why we like interviews, how they differ from normal conversations, and the psychological impact on both parties. Each subject has a different take on their work, which makes for interesting viewing. Some good quotes include: Continue reading

  • Wired In Sneak Peek

    Wired In Sneak Peek

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. Continue reading

  • [Wrigley Field B-roll]

    [Wrigley Field B-roll]

    Footage inside Wrigley Field shot for the documentary Veeck: A Man For Any Season. Continue reading

  • A Conversation with Studs Terkel and Andrew Patner

    A Conversation with Studs Terkel and Andrew Patner

    Studs Terkel speaks with Andrew Patner at the University of Chicago. Continue reading

  • Where We Live: The Changing Face of Climate Activism

    Where We Live: The Changing Face of Climate Activism

    This 9-minute film documents one of the fastest-growing and most effective forces combating climate change: organized grassroots movements. Centering around efforts to overturn California’s historic global warming legislation, the film highlights how community organizations and networks throughout the state played a crucial role in mobilizing the vote in immigrant and low income communities to defeat Proposition 23, making the case that equity-based and community-driven solutions are essential in bringing about the deeper restructuring of societies to confront the climate crisis. Continue reading