Zapwater Communications assisted with event logistics for all Illinois Film Office events at Sundance. Zapwater Communications' Michelle Carney with John Cusack at the Film Festival. The Illinois Film Office hosted a panel discussion led by Richard Roeper about Cusack's new movie Grace is Gone. Cusack, a Chicago native, was instrumental in having the film shot here in Chicago. Congrats, Grace is Gone was the first movie purchased at Sundance!