Name: Charles Tiedje
Lives in: Chicago, Illinois
Miracle on Michigan Avenue
Film by Raul Colon III (Short and Family) Producer
Film by Ed Wilson (Drama) Actor Lost Gurl follows Nola, a 17 year old runaway who quickly moves in with her older boyfriend. After a tragic death, Nola's relationship takes a drastic turn, leading her down a dark path of physical, mental and emotional abuse. Lost Gurl is an emotional roller coaster that displays the challenges that young women are facing in today's society on an everyday basis. This film serves as an eye opener about the dangers that young women are facing.
Off We Go
TV Movie by Ward Crockett (Comedy) Actor A struggling racecar driver has a showdown with his devilish father, the indomitable Dr. Banks.
Film by Lawrence Lee Wallace (Drama) Actor
A Cartel Story
Film by Raul Colon III (Action) Actor Jay Hardy Jr, a CPD officer sets his vengeful eyes on known drug cartel head Chavez for murdering his father. In a city known for corruption, who can he trust.
Film by Raul Colon III (Short and Drama) Actor
Television by Joseph Lampugnano (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor Chicago with its vibrant night life, lake front, tall buildings and dark alleys is home to a couple of young gamblers determined to turn their vice into a business. A place where corruption, illegal activities and underground gambling flourish. Two close friends Michael & Banks find it easy to make money until they start taking bets from Sergei, a smooth talking but ruthless Russian gambler that has devised a plan to rig the betting system of these naive bookmakers to insure that the odds are in his favor. When things start spinning out of control and their little empire begins to crumble they turn to their mentor Carmine, an old family friend with ties to the mob and ask for help in hope that his money & power can keep them from total disaster. Partially based on true events and filmed on location. Written by Anonymous
Chi-Raq the Series
Television (Action, Crime and Drama) Actor In a city torn by Gangs, Drugs, and Senseless Murders, a community takes a stand to change the negative stigma of it's City.
The Next Great Burger
Television (Reality-TV) Casting department There's no food more quintessentially American than the burger. This summer, Esquire Network is hungrily on a mission to find the next best iconic classic. A new generation of backyard BBQ kings are looking to take burgers to a whole new level, and that means a bigger, better, more adventurous experience that dares the taste buds. In this 6-part competition series, ingenuity is on full display as up-and-coming culinary hopefuls have a shot to showcase their perfected version of one of the nation's greatest obsessions: the burger.
Film by Paul D. Morgan (Short, Action, Crime, Drama and 1 More) Actor It's not just another day at the office...
A Wicked Offer
Television (Reality-TV) Actor In A WICKED OFFER, couples are presented with a series of Faustian bargains, as they must decide to complete a series of scandalous and controversial tasks involving their unsuspecting friends, families and co-workers for cash prizes. With each challenge testing the couple's moral and ethical boundaries, the couples must weigh the potential havoc wreaked on their relationship with each other and everyone involved. As each task is completed, the stakes and the cash value are raised, forcing the couple to decide how far they're willing to go for money. Written by CW
Television by Denis Leary (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew A comedy that follows three Chicago EMTs who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives.
Television by Danny Strong (Drama and Music) Stunts Lucious, the founder and CEO of a successful record label has been diagnosed with ALS. He must choose one of his three sons to take over the company when he dies. Meanwhile, his ex wife and co-founder, Cookie, has been released from prison and wants to reclaim her rightful place in the company. Written by Jennifer Holmes
Film by Spike Lee (Drama) Casting department After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
Film by Neil Burger (Adventure, Mystery and Sci-Fi) Actor Set in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have to decide if they want to stay in their faction or switch to another - for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone. Then Tris and her fellow faction-members have to live through a highly competitive initiation process to live out the choice they have made. They must undergo extreme physical and intense psychological tests, that transform them all. But Tris has a secret that she is Divergent, which means she doesn't fit into any one group. If anyone knew, it would mean a certain death. As she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly peaceful society, this secret might help her save the people she loves... or it might destroy her. Written by anonymous
Television (Reality-TV) Actor The spirit of the infamous gangster Al Capone still lives on in Chicago in the form of his drama-filled, lasagna-loving dysfunctional family, the Capones. Direct descendants of Al Capone himself are living a true mashup of the American Dream. With a notorious bloodline and larger-than-life personalities, this workplace docuseries follows the goodfellas as they run the family Italian restaurant and try to keep peace at the Capone mansion with the extended family all living under one roof. Each episode follows Dom Capone "The Boss" as he runs this unkempt crew at his Italian eatery with an iron fist. The only one who keeps this loud-mouthed and fiery boss in check is his mother, Dawn. As co-owner of the restaurant with her son, Dawn is the meddling mother who gets involved in everyone's business, whether they like it or not. Surrounding Dom and Dawn Capone are an unusual cast of characters even by reality show standards. Dom's current girlfriend "The Princess" and ex-girlfriend "Madness... Written by Anonymous
Television by Dick Wolf (Action and Drama) Actor District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is made up of two distinctly different groups. There are the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes. And there's the Intelligence Unit, the team that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond. Written by @DylanJames18
Connie Banks the Actor
TV Movie by Steve Conrad (Comedy) Art department A comedy about a group of parcel delivery service employees, struggling to complete their dream of making a feature film (a self-financed period piece) during regular business hours.
Television by John Wells (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew When single dad Frank Gallagher is not at the bar spending what little money he has, he's passed out on the floor. But his industrious kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him.
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Film by Samuel Bayer (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality. Written by Cinema_Fan
Film by Charles Robert Carner (Comedy and Crime) Actor The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago but are later found to be on the take and are villains who are bent on killing her. Written by anonymous
Nothing Like the Holidays
Film by Alfredo Rodriguez de Villa (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor A Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in west Chicago face what may be their last Christmas together.
Television by John Rogers (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Art department Former insurance claims investigator Nathan Ford heads a team of former top-criminals. They handle 'unorthodox' cases of people unlikely to get their dues through regular channels and legal procedures. That often involves stinging or otherwise scamming criminals. Nate's team is altered at times, and his professional as well as personal past repeatedly seems to catch up. Written by KGF Vissers
Television by Michael Crichton (Drama) Art department Michael Crichton has created a medical drama that chronicles life and death in a Chicago hospital emergency room. Each episode tells the tale of another day in the ER, from the exciting to the mundane, and the joyous to the heart-rending. Frenetic pacing, interwoven plot lines, and emotional rollercoastering is used to attempt to accurately depict the stressful environment found there. This show even portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
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