Chicago TV production stays hot

Chicago TV production stays hot,

with signs of more growth ahead

Dick Wolf’s three Chicago-shot shows were renewed for new seasons, and production space is being added. "I'm turning business away," says Cinespace operator Alex Pissios.

 


 

The Jussie Smollett flap notwithstanding, film and especially TV production continues on a roll here, with work now at a record level and more on the way.

Officials today are set to announce that according to the Chicago Film Office, 520 separate projects have been shot in Chicago, resulting in an estimated economic impact of $474 million statewide. The city says those figures have more than tripled since 2011, with the spending creating more than 13,000 jobs.

 

To read the entire Crain's Chicago Business article:

https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/chicago-tv-production-stays-hot-signs-more-growth-ahead

 

Greg Hinz On Politics

February 28, 2019