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Making Big Plans: The Story of Chicago’s Olympic Dream

“Making Big Plans” encapsulates the city's four-year attempt to host sports' biggest event and aired on NBC and PBS. While Chicago didn't attain its desired goal to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the city and its people benefited immeasurably. The documentary offers never before seen behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews of the Bid's leaders. Not so much a retrospective as a celebration of the effort, "Making Big Plans" offers a look at the legacies left by Team 2016 and what the future might hold for another Chicago Bid.

The 100 Club: First Responders

To create awareness for an organization whose mission is to support the families of fallen police officers and firefighters Mitten helped create a public service announcement featuring some of the most prominent Chicago actors who have played TV cops. The spot won an Emmy in 2013.

2012 NATO Conference Film: The Most American City

A short film that the NATO Host Committee asked MITTEN and Downtown Partners to produce for viewing by the 2000+ members of the press as well as the heads of state and the delegations. The film was intended to communicate the pride and passion Chicagoans have about the city and why it's a desirable destination for business and tourism.

The film, entitled "The Most American City", features Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Boeing CEO Jim McNerney, architect Jeanne Gang, The Goodman's artistic director, Robert Falls, artist Wesley Kimler, J.B. Pritzker, Blackhawk Brent Seabrook, Michael Saks of World Business Chicago, the Lyric's Renee Fleming, restauranteur Rohini Dey, the city's head of cultural add airs Michelle Boone and many others, including President Obama's barber.