Chicago TV Shows Pop in for Cut Yardage Orders

Columnist Michael Sneed recently made mention of 3 TV Series currently being filmed right here in Chicago: “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.,”  and “Empire.”  Each of the sets for these TV shows uses fabric from Chicago Canvas & Supply. We have provided these shows with 9′ – 20′ Natural Color Muslin (flame retardant and non-flame retardant), Flame Retardant Bleached White Muslin, White Sharkstooth Scrim, and Flame Retardant Grey Muslin.
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7 Tips on Lighting Scrim

Creating that bleed-through effect should only seem like magic to the audience.  However, with so many critical factors, reveal and dissolve effects on the stage can sometimes leave lighting technicians wishing they could wave a magic wand and have it all work according to plan.

With a few key considerations, we will equip you with the tools you need to create seamless bleed-through effects, but first let’s start with the type of fabric. Our recommendation is sharkstooth scrim.
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