Chicagoland


  • CHICAGOLAND was created by Manual Cinema Artistic Directors: Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace,
    Ben Kauffman, Julia Miller and Kyle Vegter.
  • Directed and Edited by Ben Kauffman

  • Puppet Design by Drew Dir and Lizi Breit
  • Original Score and Sound Design by Kyle Vegter
  • Score performed by Matthew Duvall
  • Puppeteers: Sam Deutsch, Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller
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  • Urban Wildlife Interviews:

    • Gavin Van Horn, Ph.D., Director, Cultures of Conservation, The Center for Humans and Nature
    • Seth Magle, Director, Urban Wildlife Institute | Lincoln Park Zoo
    • Mason Fidino, Ecological Analyst, Urban Wildlife Institute | Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Editing by Joe Riina-Ferrie
  • Videography by Maren Celest
  • Sound by Kyle Vegter
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  • Website by Sam Brenner
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  • Matthew Duvall proudly endorses: Pearl Drums, Adams Instruments, Vic Firth Sticks/Mallets, Zildjian Cymbals, and Black Swamp Percussion Accessories
  • CHICAGOLAND was produced with a grant from the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund, a project of Voqal administered by Chicago Filmmakers.

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