MMN Season 2 ep 004 Crossing Lines

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I talk with Charlie Breit about his Branded entertainment project “The Lines”. He’s also putting together a meetup on Thursday September 29th to bring together local Chicago filmmakers.

“The Lines” is branded entertainment sort of “The Hills” meets driver education. Allstate Insurance is the brand and safe driving is the message. Charlie cleverly weaves young adult situations with driving mishaps. Each episode ends with nice message about safe driving. The production quality is great and he’s brought together some great local actors. The project is worth watching and a good sign that brands in the Midwest might be looking for opportunities to get their messages out in different ways.

On Thursday September 29th Charlie is hosting a Meetup at Market Bar Chicago in the West Loop at 6pm. Be there or be square. Midwest Media Now always supports these gatherings. It’s a great chance to meet people you might want to work with and find out what’s going on here in Chicago.

Hope to see you there!

Find info:
Charlie Breit emailtwitterwebsite

Watch the show:
“The Lines”


This is just a fluff piece, but it’s fun fluff… We will be holding more of these events, so let me be the first to toss out some ideas for you.

If you’re a filmmaker and you need a crowd scene come shoot at one of our events. Everyone would love to be in your film!

If you’re a photographer and you have an idea for your next project that involves a crowd. Why not use us as your subjects?

If you’re a musician and you want to see if you can get mold us into your musical instrument. Then you should be there because we like making a lot of noise.

Okay I’m just getting started here but you get the idea. Chicago is a creative community so you start tossing our some ideas.  Leave them here in the comments or send us an email and see what you can come up with. Just let us know and we’ll be sure to let everyone know, who’s coming and what’s in store for them at the event.

But it’s more than just that, were building something here and we can’t do it alone. We’re looking for input and involvement. We want an engaged community that knows what everyone else here is doing and can help spread the word about Chicago and the Midwest.

You can find us on LinkedIn and Facebook, soon we’ll have a website along with other ways you can join the group and be a part of what’s happening.

Too shy to leave a comment or share some ideas contact any one of the founders directly we’ll be happy to talk.

Sean, Gregg, or Tim