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Cinema/Chicago, with its year-round programming efforts, has become an important nexus for filmmakers and the industry, and continues to provide vital ways to cultivate and connect the art and business of cinema. The Chicago International Film Festival every fall also welcomes directors, producers, agents, and distribution and acquisition executives from Chicago, across the U.S. and around the world.

Industry Days

Industry Days is the Chicago International Film Festival’s hub for filmmakers and industry professionals to connect, share ideas, and be inspired.

Indie Film Town Halls

A place to hear from and interact with members of Chicago’s leading indie film and media organizations as they discuss their challenges and opportunities, and look for new ways to create positive change and solidarity within our production community.

Filmmaker Resources

Description coming soon