Festival Partners & Sponsors

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Festival Sponsors and Partners


Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival would like to thank and acknowledge our sponsors and partners. Without their generous support, the 59th Chicago International Film Festival would not be possible.

Major Festival Sponsor

Logo: Xfinity 256x100

Festival Sponsors

logo: Adobe Premiere Pro 217x75logo: Allstate 199x50Logo: Baker Tilly 270x75logo: CineCity Studios 187x150Logo: Conagra Brands 136x100Logo: Dark Matter Coffee 125x125Logo: Illinois Production Alliance 125x129logo: Nielson 215x40Logo: Panavision 185x85Logo: Light Iron 275x75logo: Perilllo Chicago 230x125Logo: Periscope Post & Audio 154x50Logo: Poema 120x130Logo: SAG Indie 163x100logo: Sanpellegrino 213x100Logo: The Seeker 210x75logo: SRAM 330x50Logo: William Blair 300x60


Logo: NEA 293x100Logo: Illinois Arts Council - 133x100logo: Illinois Film OfficeLogo: DCASE Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events 311x100Logo: DCASE/Chicago Film Office (202) - 450x75

This project is partially supported by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, and a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

Festival Supporters

Logo: Choose Chicago 139x100Logo: Lakeview Special Service Area 27 307x75Logo: Camera Ambassador 172x150Logo: Cinelease 270x100logo: University of Chicago Film Studies Center 138x100logo: Make It Better FoundationLogo: Revolution Brewing 355x100Logo: The Second City 329x75Logo: Steppenwolf Theatre 371x54
Logo: Austrian Cultural Forum NYCLogo: Canada 313x100Logo: Cinecittà 288x60logo: French Embassy in the United States 156x125Logo: Villa Albertine 203x60Logo: Dutch Culture USA 150x150Logo: See NL / Eye Filmmuseum 160x85Logo: German Film Office 141x125Logo: HI USA 253x75Logo: Consulate General of Italy 209x150Logo: Italian Cultural Institute - 200x100Logo: Chicago Palestine Film Festival 164x100logo: Swiss Films 280x40Logo: Swiss embassy

Official Agency

Logo: Ogilvy 175x75

Official Publicity Agency

Logo: Acadia Consulting Group 245x100

Official Hotel

logo: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Accessibility Partners

Logo: Caption Consulting 164x150Logo: Periscope Post & Audio 154x50

Media Partners

Logo: Chirp Radio 208x125logo: Chicago Sun-Times 333x40Logo: WBEZ 91.5 - 285x100Logo: WTTW (2019)

Venue Partners

Logo: Chicago History Museum 202x75Logo: Chicago Park District 110x110Logo: Gene Siskel Film Center 270x75Logo: Museum of Contemporayr Art 125x125Logo: Music Box Theatrelogo: New City Lifestyle and Entertainment District 270x75logo: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago 171x125


With major support from:
Robert and Penelope Steiner Family Foundation
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation
Cynthia Stone Raskin

Lee Blackwell Baur and Tom Baur • Meredith Bluhm-Wolf and Bill Wolf • The Clement Family • Charles Droege and Julie Wroblewski • Chaz Ebert • Linda and David Garrison • Michelle Hayward and Jeremy Anderson • Bill Melamed and Jamey Lundblad • Gary Metzner and Scott Johnson • Mitten Foundation • Rohit Panikkar and Lakshmi Murali • Mary and Joseph Plauché • Sara and James Star • Lynn and Doug Steffen