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Mayor Emanuel Announces Unprecedented TV Filming Underway And More Than $1 Billion Generated By Surge In Film Production Over Last Five Years

With a record 8 shows filming this fall season and $1.3 billion generated by film and commercial production since 2011, Chicago’s status as a preferred destination for filming continues to bolster neighborhoods and local economy
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--September 1, 2016.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel was joined yesterday by award-winning producer Dick Wolf, NBCUniversal executives, members of the film industry and unions in announcing that the City of Chicago has seen record TV filming production in 2016—a two-fold increase in TV shows filming here over last year. This year’s filming boost is due in large part . . .

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