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Prenups - For Partners?

Posted by : Laura Fallsgraff
07.06.17

This past week, we had the delight of hosting Ellen Schneider, director of Active Voice Lab, for a deep dive into the secret sauce of impact filmmaking: PARTNERSHIPS!

Why We Remember | Memorial Day 2017

Posted by : Sierra Council
05.29.17

"After the war is done, no one really thinks about the soldiers that have died. That have sacrificed themselves for their country." 

 

Today is Memorial Day. In honor and rememberance of those who have died for our country, we reflect on the stories of service and sacrifice from our project, Veterans Coming Home. 

 

"Beautiful People Who Do Beautiful Human Things" : A Conversation with Filmmaker Vanessa Gould

Posted by : Sierra Council
05.05.17

To kickstart our “Meet A Filmmaker” series, I had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning  filmmaker and director, Vanessa Gould. We met Vanessa at this year’s Doc10 Festival where her acclaimed film, Obit, had its Chicago premiere.

The Engagement Life Cycle: Production

Posted by : Laura Fallsgraff
05.01.17

Having done our homework in the pre-production phase, learning about the issue, interviewing stakeholders, and developing a strategy that draws on the stories we’re trying to tell, it’s time to get our hands dirty.

Why You Should Be Making Your Way to Chicago Latino Film Festival This Week

Posted by : Sierra Council
04.24.17

“To see people who look like you in the media is tremendously important.” says local Chicago filmmaker, Arlen Parsa.

 

Do Your Films Reflect Your Calling?

Posted by : Sierra Council
04.17.17

As documentary filmmakers, what inspires us to cover the stories that we choose?

Reflections From Inside The Theatre

Posted by : Sierra Council
04.07.17

Kindling Group attended the Doc10 Film Festival in Chicago this past weekend. Our Digital Producer, Sierra Council, shares her thoughts.

 

KG's Interns Ask Chicago: Is There Enough Access to Early Learning in the City?

Posted by :
03.31.17

Kindling's intrepid team of interns recently hit the streets in our hometown of Chicago to ask everyday folks — including some educators and parents of preschool-aged kids: do enough families have good access to daycare and preschool?

Watch this quick video — part of our digital campaign surrounding our feature film No Small Matter — to hear what Chicagoans had to say about early learning in the Windy City.

 

Chicago’s “Pocket Sized” Film Festival

Posted by : Tiffany Dillon
03.17.17

 

 

A few weeks ago we gave you a taste of what’s to come at Chicago’s European Union Film Festival. And while a European getaway interests many, we know many of you might be craving something a little different. Perhaps a festival that’s a little smaller and closer to home?

March On, Ladies

Posted by : Tiffany Dillon
03.10.17

Females … this one is for you.