Podtalk: Production Crew & Cast of Michael Glover Smith’s ‘Rendezvous in Chicago’

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CHICAGO – Filmmaking is a collaborative art, the melding of technical skill and creative energy. Proving that collaboration on a very high level is the new film “Rendezvous in Chicago,” written and directed by Michael Glover Smith. This passion project, shot in eight days, brought together a production crew and cast who perfectly meshed to create the “romance-in-the-Windy-City movie the world has been waiting for.” For the rest of the 5-Star review from HollywoodChicago.com, click here.

On Monday, February 11th, 2019, “Rendezvous in Chicago” was screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center on State Street in its hometown. Patrick McDonald of this outlet was the moderator for an audience Q&A afterward. with a cast member (represented by Rashaad Hall) and the production crew, producer Layne Marie Williams, cinematographer Alex Halstead, production designer Haley McCormick, editor Eric Marsh and writer/director Michael Glover Smith. The main feature was preceded by the short film “Dancer,” which was directed by the aforementioned Haley McCormick.

Patrick McDonald (left) with Cast & Crew of ‘Rendezvous in Chicago’ at the Gene Siskel Film Center
Photo credit: Bryan Wendorf

In the following Podtalk with Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, recorded at the audience Q&A, the cast and crew of “Rendezvous in Chicago” talk about their film in this order … Michael Glover Smith, Rashaad Hall, Layne Marie Williams, Alex Halstead, Eric Marsh and Haley McCormick.

“Rendezvous in Chicago” finishes its limited run on February 13th, 2019, at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street, Chicago. Click here for information and show times. Featuring Clare Cooney, Shane Simmons, Kevin Wehby, Rashaad Hall, Michael Sherbach and Nina Ganet. Written and directed by Michael Glover Smith. Not Rated.

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